The English of Medicine

As well as the technical terms, accuracy is extremely important in medical communication. Conveying precise and unambiguous information about timetables, measurements, diagnoses, probabilities and readings is crucial. This course focuses on these expressions as well as the major body systems and associated pathologies.

Medical Scanner


  • The major body systems and disease groups
  • Genetics and family history
  • Symptoms and pain
  • Patient examinations
  • Simple clinical tests
  • Investigations and surgery
  • Data protection
  • Medical ethics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Alternative treatment
  • Types of health professionals

Medical Research

  • The vocabulary of trials
  • Project terminology
  • Reporting progress and results
  • Presenting at conferences