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SPA 110 - Spanish for Health Care Professionals II

Credits: 2
Introduces basic conversational Spanish for health care personnel. Practices basic conversational skills and vocabulary appropriate to various job-related situations. Practices correct pronunciation patterns by means of oral-aural practice, small group interaction, and role-playing situations. Continues introduction to certain aspects of Hispanic culture. Requires supplemental (outside of class) listening, reading, speaking, and written work using ancillary materials and the textbook's Internet site.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 3 and WRITING LEVEL 3 and SPA 109  with a minimum grade of C or permission of instructor
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Refine the outcomes and objectives of SPA 109  
  2. Demonstrate expressive and receptive skills appropriate to novice level conversational Spanish.
    1. Use the present tense of regular and some irregular verbs in formulaic conversations about topics covered in the text.
    2. Use a variety of past tenses expressions in formulaic conversations to gather information from patients and clients.
    3. Explain various common medical procedures to patients or clients.
    4. Explain hupothetical situations to patients of clients.
    5. Conduct an admissions interview.
    6. Continue to develop strategies for understanding native Speakers of Spanish.
    7. Recall and use vocabulary that will permit the receptive and expressive skills mentioned above.
  3. Compare and contrast differences between one’s own culture and Hispanic cultures in a sensitive and informed manner.
    1. Use formal and informal register appropriately for the elementary / novice level.
    2. Identify several Spanish speaking countries and regions, as well as several Spanish speaking populations in the United States
    3. Describe the connections between Spanish language and Hispanic culture in the classroom and the surrounding community
    4. Describe the diversity of Hispanic cultures, including, but not limited to, cultural practices and beliefs relating to health care.
    5. Examine and explain one’s attitudes about Hispanic culture.
    6. Continue to develop the ability to make sensitive cultural comparisons, in particular as related to health care issues.

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