The students are expected to
understand coherence and cohesion of the text,
understand and provide guided definitions of terms,
improve reading strategies and
enrich the specialized pharmaceutical vocabulary.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Authentic texts of different genres of Pharmacy on the follwing topics:
Drug resistance, Acid-Base Chemistry, General Principles of Catalysis, Primary and Secondary Metabolism, Toxicity, Pharmacogenetics, Toxicokinetic considerations,Methods to reduce or Prevent Absorption, Sibutramine, Prescribing information,Preparation of plant material, Drugs derived from plants, Nomenclature.
The texts are followed by Pre-reading activities, Activities following skimming or scanning, Detailed-reading questions and Vocabulary learning activities