Express Series English for the Pharmaceutical Industry A short, specialist English course.
Michaela Bücheler, Kathy Jaehnig, Gloria Matzig, and Tanya Weindler
English for the Pharmaceutical Industry is an ideal short course aimed at those working in research and development, production, and quality control in the pharmaceutical industry.
- ISBN: 978-0-19-457924-7
- Binding: Mixed media format
English for the Pharmaceutical Industry is part of the Express Series. It is an ideal course for students in employment, who want to communicate better in English.
This short, intensive course can be completed in 25-30 hours, so students make progress quickly.
English for the Pharmaceutical Industry can be used as a stand-alone course, for self-study using the interactive MultiROM, or alongside a coursebook such as International Express.
This pack includes:
- Student's Book with MultiROM
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Part of... Express Series
- Engaging topics, motivating role-plays, and a variety of exercises provide a framework for each specialist subject
- Tip boxes in each unit include key language points, useful phrases, and strategies
- STARTER section at the beginning of each unit has warm-up and awareness-raising activities
- OUTPUT sections at the end of each unit encourage discussion and reflection
- Answers, transcripts, and a glossary of useful phrases at the back of each book
- Self-study material on the interactive MultiROM includes realistic listening extracts and interactive exercises for extra practice
English for the Pharmaceutical Industry teaches students how to communicate effectively in different areas of pharmaceuticals.
The course is suitable for a range of pharmaceutical professionals, such as chemists, formulation scientists, lab technicians, medical writers, and clinical researchers.
English for the Pharmaceutical Industry has six units which cover the core areas of pharmaceuticals, from initial substance discovery to the final stages of production and packaging. Every unit uses authentic situations and dialogues to concentrate on one fundamental aspect of the industry.
Unit 1: The kick-off meeting: Providing information, introducing oneself, one's field and projects, summarizing action points, writing job ads.
Unit 2: Substance discovery: Asking about drug discovery and drug development, talking about time periods, asking for and giving opinions.
Unit 3: Quality assurance and auditing: Informing, asking questions during an audit, suggesting corrective action, discussing SOPs.
Unit 4: Reading for testing in live organisms: Describing a process, getting information, making suggestions, linking ideas, requesting information and responding directly.
Unit 5: Drug safety and regulatory affairs: Reporting severe adverse events, discussing the causes of SAEs, asking about implications form a drug, giving general advice, giving strong warnings.
Unit 6: Production and packaging: Expressing moments in time, giving instructions, describing a process, giving presentations.