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Medical English live online course

Live online Medical English courses are held as Individual Tuition (1-to-1) courses via Skype or Zoom. Develop your Medical English skills or prepare for the Occupational English Test (OET).

This course is suitable for doctors, nurses, students and other healthcare workers.

Course Profile: Medical English live online course

Once you have booked your course, you will be sent a needs analysis form to complete with your medical topics and skills requests. We will ask you which areas of medicine you wish to cover during the course and which skills you wish to focus on.

Individual Tuition (1-to-1) classes are very adaptable to your specific needs. Topics and requested skills can be changed and added to throughout the course. Please feel free to discuss changes and extra requests with your teacher.

Once we receive your needs analysis form and before your first class, you will have a 20 minute conversation with your teacher regarding your needs analysis form and course content.

What to expect:

Focus on communication skills in a medical context

  • communicating with patients
  • communicating with other colleagues
  • attending international conferences

Focus on enhancing your pronunciation

  • reducing accent
  • improving clarity

Focus on acquiring Medical English vocabulary

  • common medical collocations
  • general and specific medical terminology

Focus on medical writing skills

  • review of general writing skills
  • medical correspondence
  • accuracy in medical English writing

Specific focus on the OET examination

  • as required

Corrective feedback

  • throughout the course from your teacher

Course Level

Suitable for:

Intermediate B1Advanced C1

Course Summary

  • A block of 5, 10, 15, 20 live teacher contact hours (1 hour = 60 minutes)
  • 20-minute pre-course needs analysis review with your teacher
  • Directed self-study tasks in the form of readings, writings and speaking preparation
  • Experienced and qualified teacher of Medical English
  • Course certificate and language report
  • Study times between 08.00 - 20.00 GMT, Monday to Saturday
  • Live language sessions held via Zoom or Skype, as preferred by the client
  • Minimum age 18

Course Outcomes

  • Speak and write more fluently in English
  • Use a wide range of appropriate medical vocabulary
  • Be more confident in medical or academic environments and situations
  • Make progress in areas that you have particular difficulty with

Prices: Medical English live online course

Individual Tuition (1-to-1) Online Course
30 minutes = 25 GBP
30 minutes x 4 (2 hours) = 99 GBP
5 hours = 240 GBP
10 hours = 450 GBP
15 hours = 625 GBP
20 hours = 750 GBP

30 minutes = 25 GBP

30 minutes x 4 (2 hours) = 99 GBP

5 hours = 240 GBP

10 hours = 450 GBP

15 hours = 625 GBP

20 hours = 750 GBP

Class blocks to be completed within the following timeframes:

30 minutes x 4 within 1 month

5 hours within 1 month

10 hours within 2 months

15 hours within 3 months

20 hours within 4 months

Price Includes

  • all teaching
  • 20 minute pre-course assessment and needs analysis
  • guided self-study throughout the course
  • end of course language report
  • certificate of attendance

A timetable for this option is not currently available.

Terms & Conditions for online classes

  • 1 hour = 60 minutes
  • Online teaching will take place via Zoom or Skype, as agreed with the client before the first class
  • Client must provide the completed needs analysis form at least 72 hours before the first class. Email the form to [email protected]
  • Classes to take place between 08.00 - 20.00 GMT, Monday to Saturday. Exact class times will be arranged at mutually suitable times for client and teacher
  • If it is necessary to change the arranged class times, the client and teacher can negotiate mutually suitable days and times for classes. Changes can be made as necessary, provided both parties are aware of and agree to the change in advance
  • Classes cancelled by the client 23 hours or less before the class start time will be charged at the full rate and will not be recuperated
  • Classes cancelled by the client 24 hours or more before the class start time can be postponed to another mutually suitable day within 14 days of the original class
  • In case of absence, the teacher will be substituted by an equally qualified colleague and the client notified in advance. The option to postpone the class will also be given
  • Correction or proof-reading of a dissertation, thesis or academic paper will incur an extra cost. Please contact us to discuss these requirements
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