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Corso avanzato di inglese per professionisti sanitari

Corso in riprogrammazione nel 2021

International English and Communication Skills

Goals: achieving competences and fluency in the use of International English and developing communication skills

The schedule of the course is as follow:

  • 17th and 19th November 2020 - 1st seminar: how to participate to an international debate
  • 11th and 22nd December 2020 - 2nd seminar: how to hold an international presentation
  • 26th and 28th January 2021 - 3rd seminar: book review and story telling
  • 23th and 25th February 2021 - 4th seminar: cope with an unexpected situation in an international context

The course foresees eight meeting of two hours, from 6 pm to 8 pm


Beatrice Borgato Borgato Beatrice - Curriculum vitae
Master‘s Degree in languages for international communication;
Language Teacher and translator; Tour Manager;
Adjunct Professor University of Padua
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Master's degree in Psychology;
Physiotherapy; Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Sciences of Health Professions
Adjunct Professor at University of Padua.

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Why participate?

The course is for professionals who are willing to acquire better communication skills and fluency when using the English language in their job and in an international setting.The course will be hold completely in videoconference. In this way you could follow the course at home with a PC and an internet connection.

During the course, both teachers and participants will be using English when speaking, listening and writing, aiming to achieve competencies in a language that has become the international vehicular language.

The course is implementing an innovative teaching method, based on the "Teaching for Learning" approach, through "Learning by doing" activities and “Cooperative Learning”. This learning method push the participants to become active learners as they are placed at the centre of the learning process, becoming the protagonists of their learning.

This learning pedagogical method requires a cyclical process based on the results of learning outcomes, from tasks and activities the participant has to accomplish, followed by relevant feedbacks from teachers. The cyclical nature of this process allows the participant to acquire a higher level of communication and to increase its English skills.

The cyclical nature of the process works as follows:

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To achieve this target, the participants will be preparing assignments at home. We strongly recommend participants to do all the assignments and to respect their deadlines. We also suggest attending all the Didactic Units. To be able to participate actively during the lessons, we recommend a B1 level of English, at least.

The course foresees eight meeting of two hours:

  • Course-enrolment: before the end of October 2020
  • 1st MEETING: the participants will present themselves in class and then participate in a debate on a specific topic using a ‘role-playing’ strategy
  • 2nd MEETING: this meeting is dedicated to specific conversations in English using the didactic method of "World Cafè"
  • 3rd and 4th MEETING: the participants will prepare a presentation of a topic of their interest and discuss it in class. Other didactic activities are carried on
  • 5th and 6th MEETING: the participants will read a novel and are asked to prepare a review of their chosen book.
  • 7th MEETING practising story-telling
  • 8th MEETING: participants have to cope with an unexpected assignment.

In each stage, teachers have scheduled short lectures about Internationalization and English as a medium of communication.

The ideal number of participants in this course is a maximum of 12 students.

The schedule of the course is as follow:

Course-enrolment: before the end of September 2020
After subscriptions, teachers get in contact with each student by mail to give the first assignment.
1st meeting: Tuesday 17th November 2020
2nd meeting: Thursday 19th November 2020
3rd meeting: Friday 11th December 2020
4th meeting: Tuesday 22nd December 2020
5th meeting: Tuesday 26th January 2021
6th meeting: Thursday 28th January 2021
7th meeting: Tuesday 23rd February 2021
8th meeting: Thursday 25th February 2021

Each meeting will take place from 6 pm to 8 pm

Where ?

The course will be hold completely in videoconference.

Target people:

All health professionals

No ECM Credits

The course doesn't include ECM credits


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Number of participants: min 8*, max 12

End of registrations:

30 september subject to availability

Registration fees

€ 300,00 - VAT included

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