American Berlitz Language College

 

About American Berlitz Language College

Welcome to Berlitz College!

As an member of the world-famous group of Berlitz language schools, Berlitz College main belief is that you chosen language course should be an experience which is not only very informative and tailored to your individual needs but enjoyable. Our course’s not only give you the highest quality teaching and superb facilities, but the memories which you will treasure forever! Berlitz is one of the Language College in the world and has a lot to offer you; from world-class theaters and restaurants to exciting night-life; there is entertainment to suit everyone’s taste.

Your classroom

At Berlitz College your classroom is the beginning of your learning journey. When participating with your classes we try to encourage you to ask as many questions as possible and try to get you to participate in your classes; furthermore we have many excursions and activities available for you to take advantage of while spending time with us here at Berlitz College. Our superb activities and excursions which are available for you on our course’s offer you the chance to understand and absorb a new culture. With a excellent range of high quality language programs on offer to our students and dedicated staff to support you; you have the ingredients for a successful program. All of our students year after year give us fantastic feedback due to enjoying their course by making the most of their time with us.

Berlitz College Facilities

Our Berlitz College facility is located in the World. The facility is an excellent 5,000 sq ft building which is equipped with 10 fantastic classrooms, an IT room for socializing and studying, a student coffee lounge where our students love to socialize and relax and a great Learning Resource Center. Free WiFi has been made available throughout our centre which makes access to study materials even easier.

If you need any information on our superb Dublin facility don’t hesitate to get into contact with our friendly office team on  or send us an  if you prefer.

Academic English Course Overview

Here at Berlitz College we have ensured to design this course in a suitable and specific way to develop language and study skills within an overall Worl academic context. Our Academic English program course aims to improve students’ academic grammar and vocabulary proficiency in reading and writing with the use of a fantastic array course books and reading material.

At the same time the course aims to improve students’ academic writing skills with a focus on critical thinking, integration of reading and writing. The course also aims to improve students’ ability to participate in university course lectures, class discussions and presentations which can become very useful for those looking to pursue an academic course in our Campuses.

A fantastic opportunity in which the Academic English course offers is that the course can be combined with an IELTS preparation course for those looking to improve their IELTS score which is an option which is heavily used at our Berlitz College facility. 

To enter this course students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 4.5.

This program is subject to a minimum number of 5 participants. Please note that Academic English is always available within the pathways program.

As a leading English school we ensure to hand pick the course books which are used throughout the course to ensure students benefit from a range of quality study materials which are specifically suitable for the course. American Berlitz College is a Branch of American University and all our programs are recognized by it. Document Number: N16000011245. FEI/EIN Number: 81-4505102.

Degree Program:
The History of the English Language
A literary approach
Old English
Middle English
Modern English
British English and American English
Who speak English
Theories of language acquisition
Methods and approaches to language teaching
Learn and teach English at school
Levels of learning in English
Working with projects (Elementary School I and II)
Approaching theory of reality in the classroom
Elaboration of pedagogical projects
Working with projects (High School)
Discovering Teen Interest
Ideas for the elaboration of pedagogical projects.
  • People and places;
  • Personal informations;
  • Describing places;
  • To be - Interrogative and Affirmative;
  • Subject, possessive and adjective pronouns;
  • Vocabulary;
  • Nationality;
  • Cardinal numbers;
  • Countries;
  • Asking time;
  • Dates;
  • Talking on phone;
  • To be negative;
  • preposition on;
  • Short answers - To Be;
  • Prepositions;
  • Ordinal numbers - 1-99;
  • Week;
  • Holidays;
  • Around places;
  • Location;
  • Giving directions;
  • Means of transportation;
  • Describing places;
  • There is/are/ How many...?
  • Imperative;
  • How far...?
  • Buildings;
  • Means of transportation;
  • Animals - food;
  • Family;
  • Talking about family;
  • Occupations;
  • Describing people;
  • Nouns; possessive forms;
  • Article and occupations;
  • To have;
  • Family relationships;
  • Occupations;
  • Colors;
  • Pets;
  • Present simple;
  • Adverbs;
  • Present simple with questions and negatives choices;
  • Questions words;
  • Verbs;
  • Occupations;
  • Seasons;
  • One/ones;
  • Prepositions;
  • Comparatives and superlatives;
  • Clothes;
  • Stores;
  • Adjectives;
  • Eating;
  • Asking prices;
  • Ordering food;
  • Instructions;
  • Opinions;
  • Some and any;
  • How much...?
  • Much/many;
  • Modal auxiliary (can);
  • Object pronouns;
  • Should;
  • Fitness activities;
  • Vegetables;
  • Parts of body;
  • Food constituents;
  • Having a good time;
  • Describing what people are doing;
  • Greeting people;
  • Discussing activities;
  • Asking plan;
  • Expressing opinions;
  • Recounting experiences;
  • Exclamations;
  • Recent events;
  • Simple past;
  • Prepositions in questions;
  • Possessive pronouns;
  • Inventions;
  • Occupations;
  • Clothing;
  • Past progressive;
  • All forms;
  • There was/there were.

  • BASIC 1

  • Unit 1

  • Lesson 1 - Personal pronouns; Verb To Be; WH - Words (Where?/Who?)

  • Lesson 2 - Colors; Clothing; Possessives adjectives

  • Lesson 3 - Alphabet; Numbers (1 - 100); WH - Word (What?)

  • Lesson 4 - Countries; Places; Near/Far from

  • Unit 2

  • Lesson 1 - Demonstrative pronouns; How much?; Numbers (100 - 1000)

  • Lesson 2 - Professions; Indefinite and definite articles

  • Lesson 3 - Family tree; Whose?; Possessive pronoun genitive

  • Lesson 4 - Time and time expressions

  • Unit 3

  • Lesson 1 - Parts of the house; There is/There are (affirmative, interrogative and negative forms)

  • Lesson 2 - Food and ingredients; Countable/Uncountable; Some/Any

  • Lesson 3 - Adverbs of quantity (many, much, a lot of, a few/few and a little/little)

  • Lesson 4 - Containers; How much/How many

  • Unit 4

  • Lesson 1 - Plural; Prepositions (in, on, under, over, between, next to and behind)

  • Lesson 2 - Present continuous (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 3 - Present continuous (negative and interrogative forms)

  • Lesson 4 - Can (ability - affirmative, negative and interrogative forms)

  • BASIC 2

  • Unit 1

  • Lesson 1 - Days of the week; Simple present (affirmative form); Prepositions (on, at)

  • Lesson 2 - Simple present (3rd person); Adverbs of frequency (always, usually, sometimes and never)

  • Lesson 3 - Simple present (negative form)

  • Lesson 4 - Simple present (interrogative form)

  • Unit 2

  • Lesson 1 - Directions (across from, next to, between, straight ahead/ahead for, on, in front of and near)

  • Lesson 2 - Adverbs of frequency (once, twice, three times, every day and never); How often

  • Lesson 3 - Expressing feellings (love, hate, enjoy and dislike); Object pronoun (me, you, her, him, it, you, us and them)

  • Lesson 4 - Would like X Want; Some (the use in offerings)

  • Unit 3

  • Lesson 1 - Simple present X Present continuous; Ordinal numbers

  • Lesson 2 - Have to X Has to

  • Lesson 3 - Can X May (permission)

  • Lesson 4 - Health; Why/Because

  • Unit 4

  • Lesson 1 - Months of the year; Seasons; Prepositions (in, on)

  • Lesson 2 - Weather; Specific clothes

  • Lesson 3 - Going to

  • Lesson 4 - Will (affirmative, negative and interrogative forms); Will X Going to

  • BASIC 3

  • Unut 1

  • Lesson 1 - Past tense of verb To Be (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 2 - Past tense of verb To Be (negative form)

  • Lesson 3 - Past tense of verb To Be (interrogative form)

  • Unit 2

  • Lesson 1 - Simple past of regular verbs (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 2 - Simple past of regular verbs (negative form)

  • Lesson 3 - Simple past of regular verbs (interrogative form)

  • Unit 3

  • Lesson 1 - Simple past of irregular verbs (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 2 - Simple past of irregular verbs (negative and interrogative forms)

  • Lesson 3 - Animals; Connectors of sequence

  • INTERMEDIATE 1

  • Unit 1

  • Lesson 1 - Past continuous (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 2 - Past continuous (negative and interrogative form)

  • Lesson 3 - Something, someone, somebody

  • Lesson 4 - Can/could

  • Unit 2

  • Lesson 1 - Should; Must

  • Lesson 2 - May/Might

  • Lesson 3 - Adjectives

  • Lesson 4 - Good at/Bad at; Which/What

  • Unit 3

  • Lesson 1 - So/Such; Comparative adjectives

  • Lesson 2 - Superlative adjectives

  • Lesson 3 - Comparative of equality

  • Lesson 4 - Comparative and superlative

  • INTERMEDIATE 2

  • Unit 1

  • Lesson 1 - Be able to/Can/Could

  • Lesson 2 - One/Ones; What is ... like?/What was ... like?

  • Lesson 3 - It takes; How long

  • Unit 2

  • Lesson 1 - Feel like; Someone/Somebody, Something, Somewhere

  • Lesson 2 - Anybody/Anyone, Anything, Anywhere

  • Lesson 3 - Reflexive pronouns

  • Unit 3

  • Lesson 1 - Present perfect (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 2 - Present perfect (negative and interrogative form); Have you ever?

  • Lesson 3 - Present perfect with time markers (recently/lately, just, for/since)

  • UPPER INTERMEDIATE

  • Unit 1

  • Lesson 1 - How long; Present perfect continuous (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 2 - Present perfect continuous (negative and interrogative forms)

  • Lesson 3 - First conditional; Second conditional; Zero conditional

  • Unit 2

  • Lesson 1 - Past perfect (affirmative, negative and interrogative forms)

  • Lesson 2 - Wish + Simple past; Wish + Past perfect

  • Lesson 3 - Third conditional

  • Unit 3

  • Lesson 1 - Reported speech 1

  • Lesson 2 - Reported speech 2

  • Lesson 3 - Adjectives ending in ED/ING

  • Unit 4

  • Lesson 1 - Another, other and others

  • Lesson 2 - Used to; To be used to; Get used to

  • Lesson 3 - Could have; Should have; Must have; Can't have

  • ADVANCED

  • Unit 1

  • Lesson 1 - How long; Present perfect continuous (affirmative form)

  • Lesson 2 - Present perfect continuous (negative and interrogative forms)

  • Lesson 3 - First conditional; Second conditional; Zero conditional

  • Unit 2

  • Lesson 1 - Past perfect (affirmative, negative and interrogative forms)

  • Lesson 2 - Wish + Simple past; Wish + Past perfect

  • Lesson 3 - Third conditional

  • Unit 3

  • Lesson 1 - Reported speech 1

  • Lesson 2 - Reported speech 2

  • Lesson 3 - Adjectives ending in ED/ING

  • Unit 4

  • Lesson 1 - Another, other and others

  • Lesson 2 - Used to; Get used to

  • Lesson 3 - Could have; Should have; Must have; Can't have.

  • English for Health Professionals:
    Reviews for this course
    Technical English course is aimed at doctors, nurses, medical students, nursing, pharmacy and other areas of health with an intermediate English level. Through a collection of accurate vocabulary, reading and communication strategies, to provide a wide range of resources that can be very useful for the professional day-to-day, while maintaining close contact with terms that go beyond Structures of scientific articles.
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  • MÓDULO I


  • 1 MEDICAL LANGUAGE: TERMINOLOGY IN CONTEXT
    1.1 THE HOSPITAL TEAM
    1.2 OUTLINE OF HUMAN ANATOMY
    1.2.1 Head
    1.2.2 Upper Body
    1.2.3 Upper Limbs
    1.2.3 Lower Body
    1.2.4 Lower Limbs
    1.3 THE BODY'S SYSTEMS
    1.3.1 Human Body Organs
    1.3.2 The Skeletal System
    1.3.3 The muscular system
    1.3.4 The Gastrointestinal and Urinary System
    1.3.5 The Reproductive System
    1.4 DISEASES AND SYMPTOMS
    1.5 MEASUREMENT IN MEDICINE
    1.5.1 Calipers
    1.5.2 Scales
    1.5.3 Measuring Tape
    1.5.4 Sphygmomanometer
    1.5.5 Thermometer
    1.6 IMAGE EXAMS AND DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENTS
    1.6.1 Computed Tomography, CT
    1.6.2 Ultrasound
    1.6.3 Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI
    1.6.4 X-Ray
    1.6.5 Angiography
    1.6.6 Mammography
    1.6.7 Echocardiography

  • MÓDULO II


  • 2 COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY WITH PATIENTS
    2.1 FILLING OUT FORMS
    2.2 PATIENT-CENTERED INTERVIEWING
    2.2.1 Hesitation Fillers
    2.2.2 Office Visit
    2.3 HANDLING EMERGENCIES
    2.3.1 Emergency Codes
    2.3.2 Useful Phrases
    2.4 INTERACTING WITH PATIENTS
    2.4.1 Conversation Starters
    2.4.2 Verbal Clues
    2.4.3 Providing Assistance
    2.4.4 Dealing with Complaints
    2.4.5 Explaining Procedures
    2.4.6 Giving Clear Instructions
    2.4.7 Checking for Understanding
    2.4.8 Giving Medications
    2.5 NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION
    2.6 CULTURAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS
    2.6.1 Touch and Gender
    2.6.2 Personal Space
    2.6.3 Eye Contact
    2.6.4 Smiling
    MÓDULO III


  • 3 HUMANIZATION IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
    3.1 MANAGING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLIENTS
    3.1.1 The Challenge of Communicating with Pediatric Patients
    3.1.1.1 Communicating Strategy: Empathy
    3.1.1.2 Communicating Strategy: Age-Appropriate Words and Phrases
    3.1.1.3 Communicating Strategy: Invented Words
    3.1.1.4 Communicating Strategy: Distracting Someone
    3.1.2 Improving Communication With Older Patients
    3.1.2.1 Communicating Strategy: Comprehension Checks
    3.1.2.2 Communicating Strategy: Refusals
    3.1.2.3 Communicating Strategy: Repetition
    3.1.2.4 Small Talk: Wh- Questions and Yes/No Questions
    3.1.2.5 Small Talk: Follow-Up Questions
    3.1.3 Handling Nervous or Aggressive Patients
    3.1.4 Coping with Death and Dying
    3.1.5 Dealing with Terminally ill Patients
    3.1.5.1 Communicating Strategy: Avoiding the Issue
    3.1.5.2 Vocabulary: Near-Death and Death Idioms
    3.1.5.3 Caring for a Terminally ill Patients
    3.1.5.4 Communicating Strategy: Expressing Condolences
    MÓDULO IV


  • 4 WORKING WITH COLLEAGUES
    4.1 HELPING WITH TASKS
    4.1.1 Communicating Strategy: Requesting and Giving Help
    4.1.2 Communicating Strategy: Expressing Thank you and You're Welcome
    4.1.3 Communicating Strategy: Referring to Others
    4.1.4 Communicating Strategy: Using the Telephone
    4.1.5 Communicating Strategy: Clarification Requests for Meaning
    4.2 INTERACTING WITH SUPERVISORS
    4.2.1 Communication Strategy: Confirmation Checks
    4.2.2 Communication Strategy: Soliciting Information
    4.2.3 Communication Strategy: Apologizing
    4.3 FILLING OUT FORMS
    4.3.1 Communication Strategy: Double-Checking Information
    4.3.2 Communication Strategy: Drawing Conclusions
    4.4 MEDICAL FORMS
    4.4.1 Discharge Form
    4.4.2 Request Form
    4.4.3 Cardiac Care Unit Form
    4.4.4 Day Surgery Follow-Up Form
    4.4.5 ECG Request Form
    4.5 MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS
    4.6. PRE AND POSTOPERATIVE CARE
    4.6.1 Preoperative care
    4.6.2 Physical Preparation
    4.6.3 Psychological Preparation
    4.6.4 Postoperative Care
    4.6.5 Immediate Postoperative Care
    4.6.6 First 24 Hours of Care
    4.6.7 After 24 Hours Care
    MÓDULO V


  • 5 ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSE
    5.1 GENERAL COMPREHENSION
    5.1.1 Pre-reading Strategy: Making Prediction
    5.1.2 Reading Strategy: Skimming
    5.1.3 Reading Strategy: Scanning
    5.2 DETAILED COMPREHENSION
    5.2.1 Recognizing Loanwords and Cognates
    5.2.2 Dealing with false cognates
    5.2.3 Inference: Word Formation and Affixes
    5.3 REVIEW.

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