2023-2024 / LANG1001-1

English for Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation and Sports Sciences


24h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in motor sciences2 crédits 


Pascal Maquinay

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

English for Physiotherapy and Sports Sciences develops skills in reading, collecting information and note taking through a corpus of scientific papers. This class articulates around authentic articles in English used for the activation and assimilation of language notions essential to academic research.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- allow students to read and understand anglophone scientific literature in their field of specialty.
- allow students to understand short oral presentations in English.
- allow students to extend their mastery of field-specific terminology.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

A B1 level in English (reading) and basic grammatical notions.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course features two-hour in-class sessions in which the students' active participation is required (through listening and reading comprehension exercises).
Following the evolution of the current health situation and recommendations, in-class activities might have to be limited to 1h30 and coupled with online work on the eCampus page of this class.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

The course is taught in groups. Class attendance is highly encouraged. 

Recommended or required readings

English for Physiotherapy and Sports Sciences  course notes are available in digital format through eCampus.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

Additional information:

Exam(s) in session
Any session
- In-person
written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

Additional information:
Written exam with multiple choice questions (IELTS 6.0 level) based on a research  article, theory and language revised in the course.
For the reading comprehension part, students must demonstrate the ability to fully understand an unabridged and unsimplified paper from a specialized journal. This article will be posted and available on eCampus at least 3 calendar weeks before the exam date.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Pascal Maquinay p.maquinay@uliege.be

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