General Medical English
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This course covers the most common topics in the medical field, including the introduction to medical systems, the overview of medical ethics, the differences and similarities in medical education, the efficiency of medical personnel cooperation, the effectiveness of doctor-patient communication, the spread of traditional Chinese medicine, the prevention and control of epidemic diseases, and healthy lifestyle.

Learning about these general medical topics, we are expected not only to master the most frequently-used medical terminology, the most basic medical word formation and the most common characteristics of medical language, but also learn to search and read medical literatures in English, listen to English lectures on general medical topics, make brief presentations about scientific research and write short essays and papers on medical issues.

The course teaching resources include more than 1000 minutes of teaching videos, an abundant database of test questions, multimedia courseware resources, medical English movies and TV series, papers of various English medical journals, a list of medical English websites, and plenty of news reports on medical research and epidemic outbreak from the Internet.

Generally speaking, the course combines English learning with medical major learning, enables students not only to get a rough understanding of general medical knowledge such as medical humanities and medical ethics, but also to master the corresponding language skills, thus improving the students' English application competence in the medical field. Meanwhile, it aims to cultivate humanistic feelings, team spirit and innovative and critical thinking in medical students.

It fully considers the learning characteristics of medical students and their future career development, offering them a better transition from general college English to professional medical English It helps to clear the language barriers and lay a solid language foundation for medical students so that they are able to go forward bravely on the road of medicine, and become medical workers with global vision and integrated competence, thus better serving the ultimate educational objectives of medical colleges and universities.