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IMPLEMENTATION OF ECLECTIC APPROACH IN MEDICAL ENGLISH COURSE

Nataša Milosavljević

Abstract

The overall goal of Medical English course at the Faculty of Medicine in Nis is to improve the proficiency of the students and inevitably comprises the discourse, grammatical and sociolinguistic competence and performance depending on the four linguistic skills.

One of the most important aspects in designing a course is determining the appropriate syllabus. In this paper, a number of different syllabuses have been considered and the conclusion drawn is that an eclectic approach to course design would best suit the needs of both teachers and students. The step that naturally follows is the implementation of the course design, with morphology and medical terminology as its basic level. It is believed that terminology represents an efficient way to bring the students into medical English world.


Keywords

Medical English, proficiency, syllabus, eclectic approach, medical termi-nology

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