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Medicine | English for Biomedical Scientists

English for Biomedical Scientists

Ribes, Ramón, Iannarelli, Palma, Duarte, Rafael F.

2009, XVIII, 306p. 8 illus..

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  • Fifth of series of medical English by specialities
  • Introduction to scientific biomedical English

Biomedical scientists are the most likely health care professionals to actually move to an English-speaking country to continue professional training and career-development. This book should help to apply for jobs, write résumés, face job interviews and settle into a new working environment in English. The practical approach of the units will boost the readers' self-confidence in their own English-capabilities. This book should help reducing the anticipated stress of having to learn important matters directly "on the job", and secure more efficient and productive communication from the start.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Acronyms and Abbreviations - English Grammar - Laboratory Writing - Latin and Greek Terminology - health care - stress

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Medicine

Table of contents / Preface / Sample pages 

Methodological Approach to English for Biomedical Scientists.- English Grammar Usage.- Usual Mistakes Made by Scientistis Speaking and Writing in English.- Writing a Manuscript.- Writing Scientific Correspondence.- Attending a Scientific Course or Conference.- Giving Presentations for Biomedical Scientists.- Chairing a Scientific Discussion.- Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letters, and Other Professional Letters.- Getting Ready for a Job Interview in English.- The Laboratory Environment.- Laboratory Writing.- Laboratory Safety and Biohazards.- Laboratory Animal Work.- Latin and Greek Terminology.- Acronyms and Abbreviations.- Conversation Survival Guide.

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