Publication details

Graves in Practice: Innovating the English for Laboratory Technicians Course at Masaryk University

Authors

VÁCLAVÍK Ladislav

Year of publication 2016
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Humanising Language Teaching
MU Faculty or unit

Language Centre

Citation
Web http://www.hltmag.co.uk/apr16/mart03.htm
Field Pedagogy and education
Keywords designing language courses; innovation
Description Masaryk University Language Centre provides courses of English for students of all its faculties. At the Faculty of Medicine, students from different programmes read ESP courses in, for example, optometry, nutritional studies, laboratory techniques, physiotherapy, dentistry or general medicine. An article describing the innovations implemented into the course of English for laboratory technicians taught at the Medical faculty of Masaryk university. During the IMPACT project, the existing syllabus was to be modified, a new set of in-class worksheets was to be developed. Both the new syllabus and the worksheets reflect new goals and objectives which come hand-in-hand with a different teaching approach and teaching strategies. The aim of the present article is to outline these goals and objectives.