Students will develop the ability to grasp the basic idea of a text (skimming),
locate particular information (scanning),
recognize common prefixes and
guess the meaning of unfamiliar words from the context.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Authentic texts of different genres of Pharmacy on the following topics:
What is “pharmaceutics”? Oral solids, Tablets, Oral liquids, Suspensions, Emulsions, Emulsion Theory, Why and where do drugs work? The receptor role, Pharmacokinetics,Influenza (Seasonal), Safety of pandemic (H1N10) 2009 vaccines, Access to medicines,Healthy lifestyle habits among Greek university students, The bacterial cell, Mechanisms of bacterial action.
The texts are followed by Pre-reading activities, Activities following skimming or scanning, Detailed-reading questions and Pharmaceutical Vocabulary learning activities.