Purpose of Medical English

It is aimed that those participating in the training on this field will be able to read and understand the English sources (medical reports, case studies, articles, case reports, and sources, etc.) written in their own fields, and to produce their own reports, publications, and to prepare and present their presentations in English.
During the training, particular attention will be paid to the proper pronunciation and the development of the students will be supported in terms of speaking English in a correct and understandable way.
The training will be based on Turkish-English and English-Turkish translation techniques and its structure will be interactive.

Who Can Attend the Medical English Course?

Those who are still students in the faculty of medicine, faculty of nursing, and the health-related departments such as the physical therapy and rehabilitation, nutrition dietetic, child development, social service can attend the medical English course. And in addition to the students, the graduates of these department and faculties and those having a career planning on these fields can also attend.
No specific level of English knowledge is required for the participation in the courses: Minimum levels are given below and the classes will be created according to these levels. A class will be created for each level. Class planning will be carried out in such a way that there will be no difference in terms of comprehension between the advanced levels and intermediate levels.
Those who have successfully completed the A1 level or who have the knowledge equivalent to the A1 level as a result of the placement exam can participate. At this level, the students learn some extra tenses and phrases and, by doing so, increase their grammar knowledge and practice what they learn. They can understand and speak everyday conversations, easily write plain texts, and read the stage-1,2 story books.
Those who have successfully completed the A2 level or who have the knowledge equivalent to the A2 level as a result of the placement exam can participate.
At the level B1, the complex sentence structures are learned. Participants can easily figure out and translate texts on basic topics, and they can read the stage-2 story books.
Those who have successfully completed the B1 level or who have the knowledge equivalent to the B1 level as a result of the placement exam can participate. Participants at this level reach to a level that they can understand the texts on almost every topic and easily speak with the foreigners. They improve their writing and reading skills, and they reach to a level that they can read stage-3 story books, newspapers, and magazines.


1. The frequently used medical terms in English and why they are used in everyday life (2 Lessons. 45 Minutes per Lesson)
2. The human body parts and describing their functions in English and Turkish (2 Lessons. 45 Minutes per Lesson)
3. How to read and write the hospital, service, and laboratory test results and medical reports in English (2 Lessons. 45 Minutes per Lesson)
4. How to read and write the studies and articles on common diseases and syndromes
5. Presentation techniques through using the medical terminology in conferences, seminars, and panels
6. English-Turkish and Turkish-English translations of medical studies.
7. The techniques for preparing English reports, case studies, articles, and research papers to be published on national and international journals (2 Lessons. 45 Minutes per Lesson)


  • English definitions of human body parts
  • Being able to express oneself in English in conversations on medicine and health services in the environments where the healthcare professionals work
  • Medical Terminology of the Blood, Bones, Endocrine System, Ophthalmic System, and Gastro-Intestinal System
  • Medical Terminology of the Heart, Cardiovascular System, Nervous System, and Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Terminology of Gynecology, Pregnancy, Respiratory System, Skin and Urinary Systems
  • Introduction to the medical imaging and testing, basic terminology
  • Medical terminology of basic treatment methods
  • Understanding and writing the medical ethics, epidemiology, and the patient history in English
  • Writing the Physical Examination and Case Presentations in English


After completing the course, participants will be granted with Certificate of Vesta Academy and / or Knightsbridge Academy

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