English for physiotherapists and physical educators

LANGL1851  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

English for physiotherapists and physical educators
4.0 credits
45.0 h
1 + 2q

Teacher(s)
Nyssen Jean-Paul (coordinator) ; Desterbecq Fanny ; François Dominique ; Meirlaen Sandrine ; Peters Charlotte ; Dumont Amandine ; Meyers Lucille ;
Language
Anglais
Prerequisites

The student should have attained the level A2 (upper) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Main themes

The course is structured around various topics related to the students' field of studies (health, physiotherapy, muscles, sport, doping, stretching, etc.)

Aims

At the end of this module, the student will have developed mainly receptive (listening and reading) abilities in English.
The level reached will be sufficient to understand a scientific text in English on the subject of physical education or physiotherapy and rehabilitation (level C1 lower of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) as well as to understand an oral communication in these domains (level B2 lower of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

The student will master general intermediate vocabulary and vocabulary specific to his/her field of study, the most common verb forms and the pronunciation of the most common general words and those specific to his/her field of study.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

This unit consists of a collection of texts on physical education or physiotherapy and rehabilitation, a collection of film material on physical education or physiotherapy and rehabilitation and a presentation of grammatical structures in context.

Teaching methods
  • First approach at home (via Moodle) of the texts and videos using the appropriate reading and listening strategies.
  • First approach at home (via Moodle) of verbal forms.
  • Analysis and commentary of the reading texts in class.
  • Extensive and intensive approach of the videos.
  • Analysis of and exercises on verb forms and vocabulary.
  • Consolidation at home (via Moodle) of the items discussed in class.
Evaluation methods
  1. Exemption test at the beginning of the year: students who get 12/20 or more are exempted from classes and exams.
  2. Written exam in December on the acquired reading and listening skills as well as on the texts, videos and grammar chapters covered during the first quadrimester (30%).
  3. Written exam in May on the acquired reading and listening skills as well as on the texts, videos and grammar chapters covered during the second quadrimester (35%).
  4. Continuous assessment: regular vocabulary and pronunciation tests (35%).
Online resources

http://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=5643

Bibliography
  • Syllabus LANGL 1851. English for Physiotherapists and Physical Educators
  • Course notes available at Ilv and on Moodle UCL.
  • On UCL website: Moodle UCL: course LANGL1851.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
4
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Bachelor in Motor skills : General
4
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