When reading and writing medical and nursing texts, Health Care Professionals require an understanding of medical, hospital and everyday health terminology. As well as this, Health Care Professionals need to be able to write fluently in patient notes, in referral letters and when completing care plans or care pathways. English for Medical Purposes: Spelling and Vocabulary provides spelling tips for common errors and helps develop extensive glossaries in the areas of patient care encountered in hospitals and also in the community. Common phrases and collocations are listed to familiarise students with the language they will use both in the workplace and in academic writing.
This is a book of 29 English language puzzles and exercises for anyone interested in the type of English language used in American hospitals. It can be used by all levels of both native and non-native speakers of English, professionals and non-professionals who are already working or others pursuing medical or healthcare studies. All of the vocabulary and phrases in this book are comprised of at least one or more elements of the subjects of anatomy and physiology, health and disease, diagnostics, surgical interventions, pharmacology, policies and procedures, job descriptions, equipment and/or patient care situations. The authentic language includes colloquial and slang terms while modeling phrases and repeating grammatical forms used in a healthcare context. Many of the phrases resemble those that may be encountered during classes or examinations for various healthcare occupations. Drawings provide visual cues to help contextualize the language. It can be a fun and challenging way to become familiar with the words, sentences, abbreviations and symbols of the American hospital environment. This book may also be of value to instructors of language or healthcare.
Bringing Words to Life has enlivened the classrooms of hundreds of thousands of teachers. Responding to readers' success stories, practical questions, and requests for extended examples, this ideal volume builds on the groundbreaking work of Bringing Words to Life. The authors present additional tools, tips, and detailed explanations of such questions as which words to teach, when and how to teach them, and how to adapt instruction for English language learners. They provide specific instructional sequences, including assessments, for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, as well as interactive lesson planning resources. Invaluable appendices feature engaging classroom activities and a comprehensive list of children's books and stories with suggested vocabulary for study. See also the authors' Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition: Robust Vocabulary Instruction, the authoritative guide to research-based vocabulary instruction, as well as Making Sense of Phonics, Second Edition: The Hows and Whys, by Isabel L. Beck and Mark E. Beck, an invaluable resource for K-3.
With these reproducible binders you can teach real life words and skills that students can practice emmediately. The words are learned in context through a variety of high interest activities including: safety signs and symbols, finding a job, personal health, cooking, smart shopping, legal documents, making a budget, and more.
With these workbooks you can teach real life words and skills that students can practice immediately. Furthermore, while teaching about employment forms and money management students are learning essential critical thinking, writing, and reading comprehension skills. Words are learned in context through a variety of high-interest activities including: safety signs and symbols, finding a job, personal health, cooking, smart shopping, legal documents, making a budget, and more. The self-directed activities require virtually no preparation and can be completed in one class period. Topics Include: Citizenship, Legal Documents, Physical Fitness and Nutrition, Social Situations, Succeeding at School, Computer Technology, and more...
The 12 lessons teach Beginner Level ESL students 240 common words to create conversation, improve comprehension, and initiate the writing process. Simple strategies incorporate new vocabulary into everyday life situations. Photo's help students recall vocabulary more quickly.133 pages
While the hospital is the centerpiece of the health care system, so much health care is delivered outside this setting. As the first text of its kind, Outside the Hospital introduces the reader to many types of healthcare services offered outside the traditional hospital setting. Divided into four parts (traditional care, diagnosing, acute-care treatment, and chronic care), the book offers 31 concise chapters that explore the basic operations of various health care settings such as physician offices, pharmacies, outpatient laboratories, chiropractic centers, dentistry, optometry, oncology centers, adult day care, hospice care, and more. Perfect as a companion to Hospitals: What They Are and How They Work, also by Don Griffin, this text is an ideal introduction to the health care workplace for aspiring health professionals. It is also an excellent reference for the practicing health professional. Features: Offers concise chapters on 31 types of health care services delivered outside the hospital setting. Offers key vocabulary words, chapter review questions, and materials for group discussion in each chapter. Is accompanied by downloadable instructor resources including chapter lecture slides, as well as a midterm and final exam.
New editions of the bestselling Revise GCSE Study Guides with a fresh new look and updated content in line with curriculum changes. Revise GCSE contains everything students need to achieve the GCSE grade they want. Each title has been written by a GCSE examiner to help boost students' learning and focus their revision. Each title provides complete curriculum coverage with clearly marked exam board labels so students can easily adapt the content to fit the course they are studying. Revise GCSE is an ideal course companion throughout a student's GCSE study and acts as the ultimate Study Guide throughout their revision.
Wonder what's in a word? Reading for Every Child: Vocabulary benefits students in grade 5 through fun, flexible, hands-on activities that help students learn and practice grade-appropriate vocabulary words and concepts. This 80-page book uses research-based methods and includes enrichment activities, word play and puzzles, and teacher resource pages.
Wonder what's in a word? Reading for Every Child: Vocabulary benefits students in grade 2 through fun, flexible, hands-on activities that help students learn and practice grade-appropriate vocabulary words and concepts. This 80-page book uses research-based methods and includes enrichment activities, word play and puzzles, and teacher resource pages.
English Alive is a four-book series designed specifically to meet the needs of English students in Caribbean secondary schools. The series adopts a lively and exciting new approach to the study of English, helping students to become more confident in their use of English and ultimately succeed at their exam.