English - communication skills

langl2451  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

English - communication skills
2 credits
30.0 h
Delghust Jean-Luc; Denis Philippe; Dumont Amandine (compensates Nyssen Jean-Paul); Grommersch Claudine coordinator; Lefevre Carlo; Loosen Brigitte; Meyers Lucille; Nyssen Jean-Paul; Peters Charlotte; Schrijvers Lutgarde;
The LANGL 1851 course or any other equivalent course.
  • Reading skills roughly corresponding to Level C1 (lower) of « the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages »
  • listening skills corresponding to Level B2 (lower) of the same framework.)

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
To fulfil these objectives, teaching activity will focus on the following topics :
  • taking part in a meeting
  • presenting and defending a project
  • making/receiving a phone call
  • making questions and giving instructions
  • writing your opinion about a topic related to the field of study, '

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


By the end of this module the student will be able to express him/herself in English in the social and professional contexts in which he/she will work (the world of physical education and sport or of physiotherapy and rehabilitation).

At the end of the term, the student should have acquired oral skills roughly corresponding to the B1 level of « the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ».


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The course aims at developing the communication techniques appropriate to professional life as well as improving command of the language (general and specific vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation).
Teaching methods
  • Interactive communication through classroom activities.
  • Exposure to a variety of real-life situations requiring specific language functions.
  • Consolidation and improvement of grammar use, vocabulary accuracy as well as pronunciation.
  • Regular feedback on the student's oral production.
Evaluation methods
Continuous assessment based on
  • a written test (most common grammar and vocabulary mistakes)
  • a pronunciation test
  • a telephone conversation
  • the presentation of a case and discussion in a meeting
  • a coach / sportsman session or a physiotherapist / patient consultation
  • class attendance
Other information
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Online resources
  • Syllabus du cours (disponible à l'ILV)
  • Matière d'auto-apprentissage accessible via la plateforme Moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Bachelor in Motor skills : General