field-related glossaries

Physical Rehabilitation Glossary

After an accident or after surgery, you usually need help getting your mobility back. The person who helps you through your physical rehabilitation is a physiotherapist. Physiotherapists need to speak the language of their patients. Here’s a glossary to help you learn the vocabulary associated with this field of study. Glossary alternative medicine Alternative medicine is

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Self-Defense Glossary

If you decide to enter the police force or military, you’ll need to learn self-defense. If you are worried about your personal safety, self-defense classes could help. Here is a glossary to help you talk and write about the concepts of self-defense in English. Glossary block Hinder or stop the movement or action of (an

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Political Science Glossary

Are you interested in the government and politics? Are you interested in the economies of the world and how policies shape them? Perhaps, political science is for you. Learn the vocabulary related to political science with this political science glossary. Glossary racism The belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific

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Medical Records Archivist Glossary

Where do your medical records go when you leave the hospital? Ask a medical records archivist. All that stuff gets coded and filed away for quick access by medical professionals. Learn the specialized vocabulary used by medical archivists with this handy glossary of terms. active records Frequently used records required for day-to-day business, referred to

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Graphic Design Glossary

When words and images are laid out on a page in a pleasing and easy to understand way, somebody with a special interest in graphic design did that for you. If you are interested in becoming a graphic designer, you will need to learn the language of your clients around the world: English. Here’s a

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Film Glossary

So you like Hollywood and Netflix, eh? Maybe you love them. If so, you’ll want to be able to write about your passion in the most popular language on the internet: English. Here’s a film glossary that can help you get started with common film and cinema terms. actor a male whose profession is acting

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Nursing Glossary

Doctors diagnose, but nurses do many of the medical procedures you will receive at a hospital. If you want to help people and would like a little more time with patients, a career in nursing might be for you. But what if your patient only speaks English? Learn words related to this field of study

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Youth and Adult Correctional Intervention

If you would like to help kids avoid jail and escape their destructive, antisocial behaviours, you might like to become a street worker, social worker, or even a corrections officer. Similarly, if you want to help convicts integrate into society, you’ll be interested in the same list of jobs. You can learn many of the

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Radiation Oncology Glossary

Oncologists are doctors who diagnose cancer, but the people who administer the radiation are radio-oncology technicians. If you are interested in helping people and love math and physics, this is the field for you. If you patients speak only English, you’ll need to know some vocabulary from this field of study. Glossary adenoma a benign

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Psychology Glossary

Do you know how people think? If understanding how people think and you want to help people escape their fear and confusion, you might be interested in Psychology. If you would like to be able to discuss and read about psychology in English, you’ll benefit from a psychology-related glossary like the one below. Glossary abrecation

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Prehospital Emergency Care Glossary

When everybody turns away in horror, paramedics rush in to save the day. Superheros are a fantasy, but paramedics are true heros. If you are interested in this field and in speaking the language of your patient when they are in distress, this glossary is for you. Glossary ache A continuous or prolonged dull pain

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Police Glossary

So you want to become a cop, eh? Not all victims of crime or criminals speak your language. As a first responder, it would be a good idea to learn the most common second language in the world, or at least the words related to your field of study. Glossary accelerant A substance used to

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Paralegal Glossary

Do you love justice? You you want to help the little guy get some justice in an unfair world? Paralegal Technology could be the field of study for you. Here is a glossary of legal terms every paralegal needs to know in English. accused The defendant or defendants appearing on a criminal charge. act A

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Nuclear Medicine Glossary

Would you like to become a nuclear medicine technician? Well, you can at Ahuntsic College in Montreal. If you are looking for words related to this field, look no further. Glossary abnormal Not normal; deviating from the usual or typical. abnormality Deviation from the typical or usual; irregularity. absorb To take in all or part

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Electrophysiology Glossary

Reading resources Electrophysiology Study (EPS) and Catheter Ablation Vocabulary resources Electrophysiology glossary flash cards Electrophysiology glossary Electrophysiology Glossary ablation A removal or excision, usually carried out surgically. abnormal Outside the expected norm, or uncharacteristic of a particular patient. anemia A reduction in the hemoglobin of red blood cells with consequent deficiency of oxygen in the

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Diagnostic Imaging Glossary

Listening resources Radiologyinfo.org A Day in the Life of a Radiological Technician Reading resources Radiologic and MRI Technologists Radiology Technician: A Day in the Life Grammar Checker Check your grammar here. Vocabulary Activities Drag and Drop Vocabulary Matching Exercise Drag and Drop French-English Vocabulary Matching Exercise Diagnostic Imaging Glossary allergic reaction The hypersensitive response of the

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Construction and Civil Engineering Glossary

What is Construction and Civil Engineering? Wikipedia defines it as a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, structural components of buildings, and railways For more glossaries or to learn how to create

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Computer Science Glossary

Computer Science means the study of the principles and use of computers. To learn more about computer science, a good place to start is Wikipedia. For other field-related glossaries, look at the vocabulary section oft his blog. To make your own field-related glossary, click here. Activities Listen and match Match audio & definitions Match terms

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Chemistry Glossary

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Business Glossary

How-to play the English-French Business Vocabulary Card Game Download the PDF of the business vocabulary cards above and print double sided copies from page 2 onward. In groups of three or four, place the pack of cards on the table in the middle with the cards face down. Player one picks up a card and

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Biology Glossary

Listening resources Biology: a crash course Introduction to Biology Reading resources A day in the life: Biologist Grammar resources Online ESL grammar checker Glossaries Glossary of Biology Please follow and like us:

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How to Create a Field-Related Glossary

In your B-Block college ESL course, you are required to use English words related to your program or field-of-study in your writing and speaking. In order to do that, you must spend some time finding specialized terminology in English to assist you in explaining field related concepts to an audience of non-experts. There are few

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Astronomy Glossary

Astronomy Listening Resources Careers in Astronomy   Astronomy Reading Resources Careers in Astronomy A day in the life: Astronomer A day in the life: Astronaut   Astronomy Grammar Resources Online ESL grammar checker   Astronomy Vocabulary List antipodal Relating to or situated on the opposite side of the earth. asteroid Minor planets, especially those of

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Anthropology Glossary

Anthropology Activities Match terms & definitions Listen and match terms & definitions Anthropology vocabulary card game Anthropology Listening Resources Careers in Anthropology Anthropology Reading Resources Careers in Anthropology What can I do with a major in Anthropology? A day in the life: Anthropologist Anthropology Grammar Resources Online ESL grammar checker Anthropology Glossary aboriginal Inhabiting or

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Accounting Glossary

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