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Good Practice

Good Practice
Student's Book with Glossary and Appendix Polish edition
Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioner


Marie McCullagh, Ros Wright


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£23.75 Multiple copy pack
2 Paperback books
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Date Published

April 2010

CEF Level

B2 - C1

Product description

Good Practice is a course for doctors and medical students who need to communicate with patients in English, and can be used in the classroom or for self-study.

This course teaches learners how to handle a range of situations sensitively, such as taking a patient history, breaking bad news, examining a patient and describing treatment options, as well as preparing doctors for dealing with different types of patients, from children to the elderly.
Student's Book inludes and a Glossary and Appendix specifically designed for Polish students. The Glossary and Appendix serves as an excellent reference material and includes a glossary of medical terms to facilitate the process of learning for doctors and medical students. The appendix section provides sets of authentic documents from hospitals to familiarise learners with the vocabulary related to hospital admission and standard medical tests.

Key features

  • Includes a DVD showing authentic doctor-patient communication, which comes with supporting worksheets.
  • Teaches 'patient speak' - everyday language for understanding patients and explaining things to them.
  • Promotes learner-autonomy by encouraging students to monitor their own progress.
  • Includes wordlists, vocabulary practice activities, photocopiable reading activities and DVD worksheets online at
  • Polish edition of the book includes a printed English-Polish of medical terms used in the book.

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