English for Pandemics gives you the English you need to talk about viruses, pandemics, Covid-19, managing pandemics, virus treatments and vaccines.
Studying on this course enables you to engage effectively with one of the most important conversations of our times and the perhaps the most urgent. It will help you follow the news, keep up with research and understand the debates.
You learn key vocabulary, learn its pronunciation, listen to talks, read articles, watch animated videos, and do a wide variety of different tasks.
Focus topics include coronaviruses, ‘long Covid’, the differences between outbreaks, epidemics and pandemic, the stages in managing pandemics, and different types of vaccines.
This course is accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK. Content is relevant and up-to-date.
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Virginia Allum is SLC’s Head of Medical English. She has written a number of Medical English and OET Preparation courses for SLC. She is a lecturer in English for Medical Purposes, a Medical English teacher trainer, and a widely published writer, including co-authoring the Cambridge English for Nursing text books, used by Medical universities around the world. Virginia Allum is also a practising Registered Nurse, with years of practice in the UK and Australia.