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by jimbob
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Medical Language textbook - anatomy AND grammar?
Replies: 1
Views: 2845

Medical Language textbook - anatomy AND grammar?

Hi Folks

I'm looking for a text for learners in the medical field that has a focus on, or combines both anatomy and grammar.

The language level would be around B2-C1 (CEFR). Does such an animal even exist?

Many thanks in advance.
by jimbob
Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Using technical blueprints in an ESL class
Replies: 2
Views: 1497

Thank you Sally - much appreciated!
by jimbob
Mon Oct 26, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Using technical blueprints in an ESL class
Replies: 2
Views: 1497

Using technical blueprints in an ESL class

Has anyone out there taught 'Technical English' before? I've just taken over a class which I suspect was offered by a well meaning HR team with little idea. I've asked the students to tell me specifically (as much as they can) where I can help them, and all I get back is 'technical english'. They're...
by jimbob
Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Business English
Topic: The different English accents
Replies: 4
Views: 2524

Thank you Frank and Sally! I like both your ideas. I've tried paraphrasing in class before (before moving to Germany I was a psychotherapist - so paraphrasing is my bread and butter). They had some difficulties with the execution of the concept, but I was just starting out as an ESL teacher then and...
by jimbob
Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Business English
Topic: The different English accents
Replies: 4
Views: 2524

The different English accents

Hi All I'm new to the boards and haven't yet had a good look around so forgive me if this has been answered in the past. How do you go about addressing concerns about the different english accents? My new group of students (Southern Germany - medical tech sector) have all identified their biggest is...