Online English for Doctors
Online English for Nurses
Online English for Care
Online English for Pandemics
Online English for Pharmacy
Online English for Radiography
Online English for Medical Academic Purposes
Online Medical Terminology
Online Essential Grammar for Healthcare
One-to-one Clinical Communication Skills for Doctors
Online General English
Medical English Courses for Medical Professionals
Medical English Courses for Universities and Schools
Medical English Courses for Healthcare Employers
Reach OET B Medicine – Online OET Preparation
Reach OET B Nursing – Online OET Preparation
OET Medicine – Online Individual Coaching
OET Nursing – Online Individual Coaching
OET Writing Correction Service
OET Practice Tests
OET Preparation Courses for Universities and Schools
OET Preparation Courses for Healthcare Employers
OET Preparation Courses for Test Centres
Reach IELTS – Online Preparation
Reach IELTS Writing – Online Preparation
IELTS for Doctors – Online Individual Coaching
IELTS for Individuals – Online Individual Coaching
IELTS Practice Tests
IELTS Preparation Courses for Universities and Schools
IELTS Preparation Courses for Healthcare Employers
IELTS Preparation Courses for Test Centres
English Language Assessment
International Healthcare Recruitment Projects
Language Training for Refugees
OET Test Strategies and Tips
IELTS Test Strategies and Tips
Medical English Resources
International Healthcare Recruitment
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Medical English Resources
FREE LESSON PLANS
Taking a Patient’s Blood Pressure and Pulse
This week’s lesson plan focuses on how to take a patient’s blood pressure and pulse (A2-B1).
Introducing yourself to patients using respectful language
The focus of this lesson is a reading activity to introduce and develop the topic of respectful language used with new patients.
Asking about pain
This week’s lesson plan focuses on how to ask about and describe pain. It includes vocabulary, grammar and communication activities.
Download the lesson plan written by expert SLC teacher Sian Deeble using materials from SLC's online English for Doctors course.
Describing Cardiovascular Conditions
Download the lesson plan where students learn language related to the heart and cardiovascular conditions.
Developments in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
Download this lesson plan that explains about a new drug which aims to improve lung function in patients.
Describing position and movement
Download the lesson that focuses on vocabulary used to describe position and movement when conducting an examination.
Download the lesson plan about COVID-19
Viruses … are the most abundant life form on Earth – there are more viruses in the world than all other forms of life added together.
What is the OET?
The Occupational English Test (OET) is used in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore among others to assess the Medical English skills...
What is the difference between IELTS and OET?
Both IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and OET (Occupational English Test) are used to test the English language of healthcare professionals in different parts of the world.
What is Medical English?
Today’s global healthcare workforce is multi-national and multi-lingual. English is the lingua franca, and non-English speaking healthcare professionals, from consultants to carers, need to get their Medical English up to speed in order to deliver the safe and effective care demanded of them.
GMC English Language Requirements for European Doctors
The GMC uses the following evidence to demonstrate that a European doctor qualifying from one of the member states of the European Economic Area (with the exception of the UK) has sufficient English language skills to practice safely and effectively in the UK.
MEDICAL ENGLISH TIPS
Medical English Tips: Giving Advice Sensitively
Get this right, and your rapport with your patient will be a powerful factor in building a successful therapeutic partnership. Get this wrong, and your relationship may never recover. Read on.
How do Nurses use English?
My latest reading is a chapter in ‘The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes’, titled ‘English for Nursing’ and written by Susan Bosher.
EALTHY Conference Presentation 2019
A practical workshop on using online course materials in the medical English classroom
Medical English Glossaries
The following example glossaries come from SLC’s online courses. Each course contains a number of glossaries which give detailed lists of all the important vocabulary from each unit of the Medical English Courses.
What do teachers need when teaching with online materials?
The advantages of online course materials over printed coursebooks are clear from many perspectives.
What do Nurses think of their Online English for Nurses Course?
Our Online English for Nurses course has been out for over a year now. We’ve been going through all the end-of-course questionnaires with a fine toothcomb to help us discover what we should change or improve and to see how happy nurses were with the course.
What is English for Doctors?
Listening to two doctors discussing a case is not exactly straightforward, even for an experienced English language teacher.
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