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Essential Grammar for Healthcare

Online English language course

In Essential Grammar for Healthcare, you learn how to use verb forms to describe the present, past and future. You learn how to ask for advice, make requests, give instructions and make suggestions. You learn how to use articles, adverbs, adjectives and prepositions. You learn how to describe possibility, ability and necessity.

Knowing how to use grammar enables you to communicate accurately when speaking and writing, understand what others say and read texts correctly.

Grammar provides the fundamental building blocks of any language. This course gives you clear guidance on a wide range of tenses and functions. By using video inputs, clear explanations and lots of practice, you get to understand essential structures and how they are used.

This online English language course has a strong practical focus throughout. The language you study is contextualised at all times so you can clearly see how it is used by healthcare professionals and patients.

At the end of this course, you will be able to use a wide range of grammar in a wide range of healthcare contexts with confidence and accuracy and you will have built a strong foundation for further study.

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This course covers a wide range of grammar as it is applied to language and communication in healthcare.

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1 month subscription
£29
€35 / $37

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A wide range of essential grammar structures explained clearly with multiple practice activities.

Video and audio clips throughout, lots of hands-on tasks, clear explanations and downloadable PDFs. 

A range of videos showing you how key grammar structures work in practice. 

Record yourself in dialogues using the grammar you have just learnt.

All the grammar introduced laid out in a series of clearly written PDFs to download as reference material.

The course is designed to be engaging throughout, with lots of different inputs and tasks. There are lots of activities to keep you thinking how the different grammar points are applied in practice.

The course is fully up-to-date integrating recent videos and stories from across the world of healthcare.

You will receive your CPD-accredited Certificate of Achievement after completing the course with an overall score of 80% or more.

3 month subscription
£75
€95 / $99

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A wide range of essential grammar structures explained clearly with multiple practice activities.

Video and audio clips throughout, lots of hands-on tasks, clear explanations and downloadable PDFs. 

A range of videos showing you how key grammar structures work in practice. 

Record yourself in dialogues using the grammar you have just learnt.

All the grammar introduced laid out in a series of clearly written PDFs to download as reference material.

The course is designed to be engaging throughout, with lots of different inputs and tasks. There are lots of activities to keep you thinking how the different grammar points are applied in practice.

The course is fully up-to-date integrating recent videos and stories from across the world of healthcare.

You will receive your CPD-accredited Certificate of Achievement after completing the course with an overall score of 80% or more.

Premium
£499
€599 / $599

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You receive one-to-one lessons with an expert academic English tutor (10 classes of 1 hour each) to target the areas you want to work on most. A teacher will guide your study, explain complex ideas, and give you constructive feedback on your work.

The classes are designed around your needs, including any assignments your tutor sets. The programme is personalised throughout.

Choose when you want to have lessons, offering you flexibility and convenience.

A wide range of essential grammar structures explained clearly with multiple practice activities.

Video and audio clips throughout, lots of hands-on tasks, clear explanations and downloadable PDFs. 

A range of videos showing you how key grammar structures work in practice. 

Record yourself in dialogues using the grammar you have just learnt.

All the grammar introduced laid out in a series of clearly written PDFs to download as reference material.

The course is designed to be engaging throughout, with lots of different inputs and tasks. There are lots of activities to keep you thinking how the different grammar points are applied in practice.

The course is fully up-to-date integrating recent videos and stories from across the world of healthcare.

You will receive your CPD-accredited Certificate of Achievement after completing the course with an overall score of 80% or more.

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  • Healthcare professionals
  • Healthcare students
  • OET candidates
  • Medical and Nursing English teachers
  • Anyone with an interest in grammar and how it is used in healthcare-focused English

This course is accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK. At the end of the course, you receive an official certificate for 24 CPD points.

Ros Wright is an internationally-renowned and respected writer and expert in English for Healthcare. Her many publications include Good Practice (Cambridge University Press), English for Nursing 1 & 2 (Pearson Longman), OET Speaking & Writing Skills Builder (Express Publishing), English for Medicine in Higher Education Studies (Garnet) and English for Health and Social Care Workers (Pavilion Publishing).

Ros has over 20 years’ experience working with healthcare professionals and students. She is passionate about helping strengthen their clinical communication skills and ultimately ensure improved patient care.

Ros is also former President of TESOL France, General Secretary of the European Association of Language Teachers for Healthcare and is currently a Trustee of IATEFL.

If you would like to work with a teacher to support your learning, practise the language and give you personalised feedback, then check out the Premium option

Teachers are all qualified and highly experienced professionals. They will make sure lessons are designed to your specific needs. 

Topics are up-to-date and include Covid-19, mental health, clinical communication, patient interviews, technology in healthcare, disability and lifestyle.

The subscription options are available for either one month or three months. You can choose to have your subscription renewed monthly or on a quarterly basis. If you wish to cancel your subscription, you can do so at any time by following the instructions provided in your registration email.

You can cancel your subscription at any time via your user account. Simply follow the link provided in your registration email.

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