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  • Beginning Conversational Spanish

    Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to ask and answer questions. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish. For more information, go to our Online Professional Development Certificates & Courses FAQ Agenda Unit 1 The Alphabet: Vowels and Consonants Ser and Estar How to Ask Questions Vocabulary Unit 2 Colors, Countries and Numbers Colors Countries and Nationalities Numbers Unit 3 More Vocabulary Telling Time The Calendar More Vocabulary Unit 4 Expressions Tener: To have Vocabulary and expressions with tener Estar: To Be Unit 5 Conjugation Conjugation of Regular Verbs AR Verbs ER Verbs IR Verbs Unit 6 Irregular Verbs Hay Irregular Verbs Present Tense Stem-Changing Verbs Unit 7 The Near Future The Near Future Vocabulary Unit 8 Present Progressive More Ar Verbs Vocabulary Present Progressive
  • Spanish for Medical Professionals

    Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. NOTE: Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd Edition: ISBN-13: 978-0071841887 (under $15). The eBook version is available at Barnesandnoble.com. You can also purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon. For more information, go to our Online Professional Development Certificates & Courses FAQ Agenda Unit 1 Introduction to Vocabulary Colors, nationalities, professions Alphabet Vowels and Consonants Months and Days of the Week Numbers 1 - 31 The verb to be, ‘ser’ Unit 2 The verb to have Describe possessions Describing feelings, pain or ailment Verb to be: Estar Location, position, and state of being Asking questions such as who, what, where, when and how Unit 3 Vocabulary: Parts of the body Foods Adjectives and Adverbs Idiomatic Expressions Conjugating regular “AR” “ER” and “IR” verbs Asking and answering, “Who” - “What” - “Where” questions Unit 4 Medical Terminology Parts of the body Symptoms and injuries Medical emergencies First aid Medications Common Illnesses Unit 5 Medical Vocabulary and Power Verbs Family members Illnesses, Types of food, Utensils, Diet Review numbers 30 -100 Review Days of the week Key Power Verbs Present Perfect Tense Present Progressive Tense Unit 6 Direct Objects Personal “A” More irregular verbs More stem-changing verbs Imperative Tense Unit 7 Grammar & Tenses Near Future Reflexive Tense Possessive Adjectives Beware of Direct Translation Unit 8 Medical terms review Parts of the body and taking vital signs More Present Progressive Review Imperative mood or command The Past tense, regular verbs Physical exam, neurological exam, giving instructions and directions Tests- blood, urine, sputum, skin, x-rays, results & diagnosis