Medical English

Medical English is a professional english course. It is designed to improve your accuracy and effectiveness at communicating within the field of medicine. It discusses practical situations where the language may be used. Clear communication is vital in medicine or pharmacy. Medical English is designed for doctors, nurses, students and professionals. It covers specialist terminology, vocabulary and a review of grammatical structures

Patients come in all different shapes and sizes. You must have English to communicate with them. By studying and practising Medical English, you will be able to make your patients feel more comfortable, and have a better understanding of their needs.

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Medical English Opole. Medyczny język angielski. FarmacjaMedical English (medyczny język angielski)

Medical English helps students to

  • Liaise with native speakers of English in the medical profession
  • Converse confidently with the general public
  • To use international medical terminology and abbreviations accurately
  • Read and analyse medical notes and case studies
  • Produce clearly written documents

Medical professionals are expected have a variety of skills including:

  • Putting the patient at ease
  • Asking questions about the patients medical history
  • Checking and clarifying
  • Giving advice and offering reassurance
  • Explaining any processes and procedures clearly
  • Using colloquial terms
  • Understanding different accents
  • Dealing with difficult patients
  • Giving bad news

Medical English – Vocabulary

  • Anatomy, health, illness
  • Prescription or medication
  • Healthcare in the UK
  • Healthcare systems ion other countries
  • Doctors’ surgeries or hospitals
  • Private medical care
  • Modern medical practice in my country
  • General practice and responsibilities
  • Fluency practice and vocabulary development
  • Focus on effective communication
  • Discussing issues with practice management and staff
  • Feedback on accuracy and pronunciation

Cultural skills include

  • Cultural factors in treating patients
  • Culture and behaviour
  • Recognising our own culture
  • Adapting our behaviour
  • The cultural iceberg

Benefits to students:

  • Improving your English language skills.  This is relevant to your role within medicine
  • Benchmarking your knowledge with other professionals
  • Discussing case studies
  • Building on your skills in presenting specific cases
  • Increasing your confidence when dealing with patients
  • Managing staff
  • Fast track the development in your overall language ability
Medical English
Service Type
Medical English
Provider Name
Best Language,
Konsularna 1/34,Opole,Opolskie-45-089,
Telephone No.883047684
Medical English (medyczny język angielski) dla osób związanych z sektorem medycznym (lekarzy, pielęgniarek, studentów itp)

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Piers Midwinter

Piers Midwinter

Director and Freelance Teacher at Best Language
I am a director and a friendly Native English Speaking Teacher. I teach all kinds of English. I have organised Business English Courses for companies in the Opolskie region. I have been employed by TU Dresden to teach Business English to Masters students since October 2014.
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I am a sole trader and freelancer. My company: Best Language is a registered Language School. I have thus been able to work with Companies in Poland, Germany and England. Regon: 161579995 NIP: 5213439515 Registered address: Reymonta 1/12, Opole 45-065, Poland