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Medical English Communication,

Invitation to MELSA Lessons

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☆2017 Schedule: Medical/Healthcare English Communication mini-lesson

  Contents
January  a) the first visit, registration, inquiries
b) Regions of the body
February a) consultation, tests, treatments, cashier
b) The Skeletal and Muscular System
 March a) colonoscopy
b) The Digestive System
 April a) a complete medical checkup
b) The Blood
May  a) emergency room (ER)
b) The Circulatory System
  June a) hospitalization, showing the ward
b) The Respiratory System
  July a) giving help to inpatients
b) The Urinary System
 August  a) paralysis
b) The Nervous System
 September  a) medical examination & giving assistance
b) The Sensory System / The Skin
 October a) diabetes
b) The Endocrine System
November a) obstetrics & gynecology, delivery
b) The Reproductive System
 December a) pediatrics, immunization
b) The Immune System

☆2017 Schedule: Sports & Volunteer Avtivities English Communication mini-lesson

 ◆International Exchange, Community Support, and Volunteer Activities◆
[ Communication in Daily Life]
Small Talk for Daily Conversation
 1. first greetings, welcome greetings
 2. exchange greetings about seasons and weather
 3. praise, apology, advice
 4. enrich conversation with emotional feelings
 5. residential area, direction from the nearest station
 6. workplace, commute, transportation, designating area
 7. volunteer activities, community activities
 8. introducing club activities, sports for fun
 9. small talk for hospitality
 10. foods, beverages, smoking, coffee
 [Sports & Volunteer Activities]
Small Talk for Sports & Volunteer Activities
1. Break the ice; "Which sport do you like?"
2. general sports
3. experience of sports & circles
4. watching sports, cheer leader
5. track & field
6. combative sports
7. table tennis, volleyball
8. fishing, skiing, golf
9. baseball, soccer, golf
10. various kind of hobbies, the game of "go"
 [Medical/Healthcare]
Essential medical terminology, Basic Medical/Healthcare Communication and Volunteer Interpreting
 1. body feature, height and weight
 2. strength, health conditions
 3. illness, treatment, examination
 4. parts of the body, organs, medications
 5. diseases, injury
 6. symptoms, diagnosis of diseases
 7. the flu (influenza), common cold,
 8. regional medical service, home visit and care
 9. occupational diseases/hazards and care
10. disaster and care
11. receptionist at the counter in the hospital
12. direction guide (to show the way to ~), medical departments, medical professionals
13. consultation, treatment, account (cashier)
14. ER (emergency room), first aid, AED (automated external defibrillator)
 [Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)]
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), Basic knowledge, Communication and Volunteer Interpreting
 1. registration, accounting, health insurance
 2. taking vital signs
 3. pains, pain scale (score)
 4. questionnaire
 5. at the acupuncture clinic
 6. physiotherapy, rehabilitation, shiatsu (finger-pressure therapy)

 
*Additional warm-up listening practice will be scheduled from July in 2017.

No. Episode & Dialogue
 1 Special interview (1) The games vision 
2 Special interview (2) Massage for volunteers at the Tokyo 2020 Games
3 What kind of things do sports volunteers do?
4 About regional volunteers in a spirit of co-operation
5 What do marathon volunteers usually do?
6 About the experience as a volunteer in the London 2012 Games
7 Communication in English and the proper mindset
8 The volunteer spirit and a lifetime experience
9 About volunteering at the golf event and a team leader
10 How to apply for volunteer jobs at the Sports Competition?

 

Participants: anyone who is interested in learning medical/healthcare English or in talking about
topics related to sports & volunteer activities in English.

The number of seats fixed: 18-20 or 25. It depends on the size of the room (first come, first served).

Each Application Fee: non-member; \2,000, annual membership/sponsorship member; \1,500.

Please pay at the entrance reception at the venue. If you want to be an annual membership/sponsorship member, \3,000 is available to take lessons twice.

Application deadline: it depends on the day reaching the fixed number.

Application form: accepted only by e-mail. Please fill in the form with your name, telephone number, e-mail address, occupation (option) and send to the following e-mail address.

1.

Name

 

2.

Telephone number

 

3.

E-mail address

 

4.

Occupation(Option)

 

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     [Medical/Healthcare English Communication mini-lesson]
     
Venue for Daytime & Nighttime class:
    
   Tokyo Voluntary Action Center 10F (close to JR Iidabashi Station)
         1-1, Kagurakawashi, Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo162-0823
      Venue for YOKOHAMA class:

        Yokohama-shi, Namamugi-Chiku Center
         4-6-37, Namamugi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 〒230-0052
     
Venue for Sapporo class:
       
Kaderu 2.7, HOKKAIDO CITIZENZ ACTIVES CENTER 5F, room 530.
        (The nearest Station is JR or Subway Sapporo Station.)
         Kita 2-jyo, Nishi 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0002
        Tel: 011-204-5100, Fax: 011-271-9827 
    
[Sports & Volunteer Activities English Communication mini-lesson]
     Venue for Daytime & Nighttime class:
    
    Tokyo Voluntary Action Center 10F (close to JR Iidabashi Station)
          1-1, Kagurakawashi, Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo 〒162-0823
     
Venue for Sapporo class:
       
Kaderu 2.7" HOKKAIDO CITIZENZ ACTIVES CENTER 5F, room 530.
        (The nearest Station is JR or Subway Sapporo Station.)
         Kita 2-jyo, Nishi 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0002
        Tel: 011-204-5100, Fax: 011-271-9827 
     Venue for Fujisawa class:
       Fujisawa Citizen Activity Promoting Center
       Kojima building 2F, 1031 Fujisawa, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa,251-0052

      [Contact] MELSA Workshop Office. E-mail: melsa@outlook.jp    

Medical English Learning Support Association (MELSA)NPO MELSA Office:

e-mail: melsa@outlook.jp
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Medical English Learning Support Association
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