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About Study Course

Department: Language Centre
Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor:Tatjana Zakutajeva
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Linguistics

Objective

To develop students’ communication skills for use in academic and professional settings and to facilitate the acquisition of professional terminology for productive use.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of the English language at secondary school level.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

On successful completion of the course, the students will be able to:
• recognize professional terminology in different types of texts;
• recall professional terminology related to the field of dentistry;
• describe different phenomena in the field of dentistry using professional terminology in English.

Skills

On successful completion of the course the students will be able to:
• select and use appropriate terminology in English for oral communication (presentations, discussions) and written communication (e-mails) in the field of dentistry;
• use appropriate language devices to communicate their ideas both in written and spoken language;
• summarize the information in written and spoken language using relevant terminology in English;
• retell the general idea and specific information in different kinds of texts from varied types of sources.

Competence

On successful completion of the course students will be able to practically apply the acquired terminology in varied interaction settings.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry, ZF1Master’sRequiredTatjana Zakutajeva