Le niveau de compréhension de l’anglais des étudiants en médecine peut être amélioré. Résultats d’une stratégie d’évaluation systématique

Publication year: 2011
Source: La Presse Médicale, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 14 June 2011

Léa, Lebrun , Martine, Fisbach , Jérôme, Febvre , Marie-Laure, Joly-Guillou , Jean-Paul, Saint-André , …

 Objectives: To describe the level of English of a population of medical students and the improvement after the implementation of systematic assessment that all students achieve a minimal level. Population and methods: For the past 5years, all medical students in our medical school have been taking the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC). The baseline population (students entering second year in 2004) had no specific obligation. After 2004, a score above 600 was mandatory for graduation. Teaching was oriented towards training for the TOEIC and the number of hours was more important for low-level students. Results: The mean score has increased from 618±146 in…