Enghlish-language educational models in medical university





content and language integrated learning, English as a medium of instruction, foreign language competence, higher medical education


The article considers two approaches to training in high medical school: 1) using English as a Medium of Instruction and 2) Content and Language Integrated Learning the emergence of which was related to a wide spread of bilingualism in society, importance of increase in competitiveness of graduates of domestic universities on international labor market. The authors present the models of teaching within the stated approaches which promote the efficiency of professional training of future doctors in solving professional problems on the basis of implementation of foreign language competence. The paper defines the conditions of content and language integrated models implementation into the learning process. In conclusion, it is noted that the integration of subject and language experience contributes to the optimization of foreign language training and  significant improvement of the quality of the educational process. The most pressing issues requiring additional research are identified.


Bardov VH. [Hygiene and Ecology: a textbook for students of higher medical schools]. Vinnytsia: Nova Knyha; 2018. Ukrainian. Available from: https://nk.in.ua/pdf/1580r.pdf

Biletska EM. [Terminology Dictionary on Hygiene and Ecology (Ukrainian-Russian-English)]. Dnipro: Akcent PP; 2019. ISBN 978-966-921-228-3. Ukrainian.

Ball P, Kelly K, Clegg J. Putting CLIL into practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2015. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccx063

Huertas-Abril C, Shashken A. Exploring the Po-tential of CLIL in Kazakhstan: A Qualitative Study. Revista Complutense de Educación. 2021;32(2):261-71. doi: https://doi.org/10.5209/rced.68345

Hemmi C, Banegas D. International perspectives on CLIL. Cham; 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70095-9

Lasagabaster D, Doiz A. Language use in English-medium instruction at university. NY: Taylor&Francis; 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2015.1080658

Macaro E. Exploring the role of language in English medium instruction. International Journal of Bilin¬gual Education and Bilingualism. 2019;23(3):263-76. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2019.1620678

Shyrobokov VP. Medical microbiology, virology and immunology: a textbook for English-speaking students of higher medical schools. Vinnytsia: Nova Knyha; 2019. Available from: https://nk.in.ua/pdf/1659.pdf

Rose H, Curle S, Aizawa I, Thompson G. What drives success in English medium taught courses? The interplay between language proficiency, academic skills, and motivation. Studies in Higher Education. 2019;45(11):2149-61. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2019.1590690

Shevchenko IV, Kordyuk OM. The methodology of content and language integrated learning (CLIL) in modern methodical and scientific literature of native and foreign scholars. Science and Education a New Dimension. Pedagogy and Psychology. 2018:VI 67(163):51-53. doi: http://doi.org/10.31174/SEND-PP2018-163VI67-12

Villabona N, Cenoz J. The integration of content and language in CLIL: a challenge for content-driven and language-driven teachers. Language, Culture and Cur-riculum. 2021 Apr 05;1-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/07908318.2021.1910703



How to Cite

Kryshinska T, Sharun A, Zakharov S, Stepanskyi D. Enghlish-language educational models in medical university. Med. perspekt. [Internet]. 2022Sep.30 [cited 2023Jun.11];27(3):50-5. Available from: http://journals.uran.ua/index.php/2307-0404/article/view/265850




Most read articles by the same author(s)