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The Coming Neurological Epidemic Catherine Richards Golini

March 2020 | Lesson Plan

A lesson for online or the classroom based on a TED presentation by biochemist Gregory Petsko who convincingly argues that unless we take action, in 30 years most of the world will be experiencing an epidemic of neurological diseases. Language work, video comprehension and communication activities. Level B2    

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SLC at the 4th International English for Healthcare Conference Chris Moore

October 2019

I arrived back in a rain-washed Gatwick last night, reflecting on a diverse, interesting and rewarding international English for Healthcare conference. Excellent plenaries, presentations, workshops and posters along with lots of great discussions and chats over coffee, lunch, and OET-sponsored wine. The conference was well-attended and we met a truly global cross-section of Medical English […]

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Hypertension: the silent killer Catherine Richards

September 2019 | Lesson Plan

A full lesson on high-blood pressure, sometimes referred to as ‘the silent killer’. Reading, vocabulary focus, video and communicative activities by Catherine Richards. Level B1-C1

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English in the Medical Laboratory Catherine Richards

March 2019

English in the Medical Laboratory was first published in 1980. An oldy but a goody. It’s out of print but as I write this, two second hand copies are for sale on a well-known large online site… Anyway, what a great little book this. The aim is to ‘enable students to respond more effectively to […]

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Refugee Doctors & the Impact of OET Louise Lemoine

December 2018

Getting to grips with life in the UK for refugee doctors often entails going back into the classroom. Louise Lemoine, a retired medical professional, explains how switching to preparing the OET has given her classes an unexpected boost. I had sat in this room at the Refugee Council with my students on so many occasions […]

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Straight Talk About OET Preparation Alecia Banfield

December 2018

As part of our series into trainer experience of the OET, one of EALTHY’s newest members, Alecia Banfield shares her thoughts and advice. Alecia comes from a fairly unique position. Not only is she a medical professional, she is also one of the few officially accredited OET trainers. New playing field The OET was developed […]

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