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About Study Course

Department: Language Centre
Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor:Olga Voika
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Pharmacy
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Pharmacy

Objective

To develop and improve the use of the English language communicative skills for study purposes, as well as for the further professional scope of Pharmacy specialist, to train acquisition of professional terminology and its practical implementation.

Prerequisites

The secondary school English course at least at B1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning, Teaching and Assessment.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

On successful completion of the study course, students will:
• recognise professional medical terminology in different types of texts;
• name the most common terminology equivalents in English;
• describe various pharmacy related processes, by means of implementation of the professional terminology in English.

Skills

On successful completion of the study course, students will be able to:
• select the appropriate phrases and collocations necessary for effective communication in daily situations in the work environment of pharmacy specialists, to select and understand professional texts;
• select and correctly use terminology for oral (for example, presentation, discussion) and written communication in the field of pharmacy;
• summarise the acquired information both orally and in writing by means of choice of the appropriate terminology.

Competence

Students will be able to implement the acquired terminology in practice for both – the study purposes and in various practical communicative situations.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF2Master’sRequiredAnna Jurčenko, Olga Voika
Pharmacy, FFN2Master’sRequired
Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF1Master’sRequired