Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3194
VALDES LINARES, María Teresa et al. The teaching of English Language in Medical Studies: its social repercussion. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3, pp. 26-31. ISSN 1561-3194.
A study using the method of literature review on the subject of English Language was conducted in Higher Medical Educational Centers, where the articles about scientific-technical revolution and the new technologies to the service of society were analyzed, as well as how the university falls within this new universe performing a key role from multiple points: academic, scientific, professional and cultural. Pertinence, quality and universalization of the English Language teaching was taken into account; moreover the training of health professionals in this foreign language inside and out of the country. English Language teaching, due to its importance, has been included in the syllabus of the medical universities, covering from the translation of scientific articles, to the professional and personal communication in medical international missions and discussion of the results of the researches, among others; this way the theoretical basis of this research was created with the purpose of characterizing the teaching of English Language in Higher Medical Educational Centers, from the pre-graduate and its deepening in postgraduate levels. Learning and mastering English Language has provided researchers and experts with the use of the technology to solve professional and personal needs.
Palabras llave : REVIEW; TEACHING; UNIVERSITIES.