What is the OET? What happens on the test day? What do candidates need to score?
How do you prepare candidates for it?
This seminar and workshop on the Occupational English Test (OET), held at the UK’s largest OET Test Centre, will answer these questions and many more besides.
You will meet OET test organisers, preparation providers, and Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Cambridge), who are both training EU nurse candidates to pass the test and consulting on its content.
When is it? Friday, May 18th, 1pm to 5pm
Where is it? International House London, 16 Stukeley St, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5LQ
· An overview of the OET: background, objectives, recognition.
· A practical workshop: creating and managing role plays for the OET Speaking test.
· OET Panel: Q&A with representatives from Cambridge University Hospitals, OET, International House London, and SLC.
Cost £15. EALTHY members free. Email Petra at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place.
Alternatively register on the SLC page here
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3rd International Medical English Conference 2018
22 September, 2018, Exeter University, UK
The Pyramid Group, in partnership with EALTHY, invites practitioners from all aspects of English for medical purposes, including teachers, researchers, healthcare professionals, course providers, healthcare communication writers, publishers and test writers to take part in the 3rd International Medical English Conference.
- Professor John Skelton , Birmingham University
- Dr Tudor Chinnah, Exeter University
The 3rd International Medical English Conference also provides a platform for exchange and discussion around the topics related to the teaching, learning and evaluation of English in a medical context.
- Date: Saturday, 22 September
- Venue: Reed Hall, Exeter University, Devon.
- Price: £85 for delegates & speakers; £65 for EALTHY members
OET Panel 2017 marked a very important year in medical English assessment with the introduction of the Occupational English Test (OET) for the registering of overseas nurses and midwives in the UK and Ireland. This was extended (in February 2018) to include doctors.
During this year’s conference, EALTHY will run a special panel session dedicated to the OET.
The University of Birmingham are pleased to be hosting the 2018 Communication, Medicine, and Ethics Conference (COMET).
The conference aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds, involving various healthcare specialties and the human and social sciences. A special emphasis will be on the dissemination of ongoing research in language/discourse/communication studies in relation to healthcare education, patient participation and professional ethics.
Hosted by EACH: International Association for Communication in Healthcare
In Partnership with the Academy on Communication in Healthcare
1 – 4 September 2018. Porto, Portugal
Call for Papers now open. Deadline 5 February 2018.
Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP) 2018
The international and interdisciplinary conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP), taking place 17-19 September 2018, was first held in 2011 at Cardiff University (UK) to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds.