Study Booster for OET

Study Booster for OET : Reading, Writing and Speaking skills development for effective communication in healthcare settings

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Study Booster for OET has been designed to support healthcare professionals seeking to boost their English language proficiency through increased awareness of Reading, Writing and Speaking skills presented and practised in a range of healthcare settings.

It is a user-friendly resource which provides relevant practice tasks devised to promote awareness and confidence in using:

Reading strategies to become powerful readers able to identify gist, locate specific information and interpret opinion and pronoun references.

Writing structures to become clear, precise writers of medical correspondence, including Letters of Discharge, Transfer and Referral.

Speaking rubric and sentence constructs to become effective and versatile communicators, displaying empathy, establishing rapport and structuring discourse to engage listeners.

Study Booster for OET can be used for independent study or integrated into a specialised course curriculum to consolidate Reading, Writing and Speaking skills development in English language healthcare-related courses, including English for Academic Purposes (EAP) for Nursing/Medicine and OET preparation courses.

Study Booster for OET comprises ten stand-alone units which offer flexibility for the independent learner to select and focus on individual skill areas requiring development. The classroom or online teacher may also select appropriate units or particular skill booster tasks within a unit to supplement core teaching resources and address common areas of difficulty.

Units 1-3 and 6-8 feature:

- Reading skills with vocabulary development.

- Writing or Speaking skills development.

- practice tasks to develop proficiency in applying the skills to healthcare contexts.

Units 4 and 9 feature:

- frequently-occurring errors that have been identified as causing confusion for learners.

- practice tasks to develop strategies for accurate and appropriate language usage in medical correspondence and spoken interaction.

Units 5 and 10 are:

- Consolidation units designed to recycle and practise essential Reading, Writing and Speaking skill areas explored in Units 1-4 and 6-9.

Study Booster for OET is most suitable for healthcare professionals who:

- have a current minimum English language proficiency of CEFR B2]/C1.

- plan to have their English language proficiency assessed through the Occupational English Test (OET).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 210 x 297 x 12mm | 590g
  • English
  • 0648204316
  • 9780648204312