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izamarl@arizona.edu
Phone
520-626-0788
Office
Modern Languages 209
Office Hours
Monday, 1-2 p.m., https://arizona.zoom.us/j/8446093193
Wednesday, 3-4 p.m., https://arizona.zoom.us/j/8446093193
Laguna, Izamar
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SPAN 102 – Second Semester Spanish

Oral approach.

Oral approach.

SPAN 125 – Elementary Medical Spanish for the Health Professions

Elementary Medical Spanish (Spanish 125) is designed to introduce the many facets of the Spanish language and cultures for students in going into the healthcare professions. This course is designed to help students start developing the skills necessary to communicate efficiently with Spanish-speaking patients and clients in a medical context. It is a fast-paced, step-by-step course for students with no or very little previous knowledge of Spanish. This course aims to provide the base for all four core language skills - speaking, listening, reading, and writing. In addition, students will start developing situational and cross-cultural competence for communication in Spanish in healthcare settings.

Elementary Medical Spanish (Spanish 125) is designed to introduce the many facets of the Spanish language and cultures for students in going into the healthcare professions. This course is designed to help students start developing the skills necessary to communicate efficiently with Spanish-speaking patients and clients in a medical context. It is a fast-paced, step-by-step course for students with no or very little previous knowledge of Spanish. This course aims to provide the base for all four core language skills - speaking, listening, reading, and writing. In addition, students will start developing situational and cross-cultural competence for communication in Spanish in healthcare settings.

Elementary Medical Spanish (Spanish 125) is designed to introduce the many facets of the Spanish language and cultures for students in going into the healthcare professions. This course is designed to help students start developing the skills necessary to communicate efficiently with Spanish-speaking patients and clients in a medical context. It is a fast-paced, step-by-step course for students with no or very little previous knowledge of Spanish. This course aims to provide the base for all four core language skills - speaking, listening, reading, and writing. In addition, students will start developing situational and cross-cultural competence for communication in Spanish in healthcare settings.

SPAN 202 – Fourth Semester Spanish

Continuation of Spanish 101, 102, and 201 or by placement exam. As the second semester of the second year Spanish, this course is designed to provide insight into the literature and culture of the Spanish speaking countries. Themes are developed by content-based cultural activities, which provide awareness in the Hispanic culture, and encourage students to formulate opinions on a variety of contemporary issues through authentic readings, discussions and writing. This course reviews the grammatical concepts in a more sophisticated way and analyses more complex syntactic structures considered within a functional whole such as the subjunctive moods, etc. The teaching approach integrates grammar and culture in a functional use through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Classroom activities stress communication across the four skills with a strong aural, oral and written component. Audio, video, and computer materials incorporated.

Continuation of Spanish 101, 102, and 201 or by placement exam. As the second semester of the second year Spanish, this course is designed to provide insight into the literature and culture of the Spanish speaking countries. Themes are developed by content-based cultural activities, which provide awareness in the Hispanic culture, and encourage students to formulate opinions on a variety of contemporary issues through authentic readings, discussions and writing. This course reviews the grammatical concepts in a more sophisticated way and analyses more complex syntactic structures considered within a functional whole such as the subjunctive moods, etc. The teaching approach integrates grammar and culture in a functional use through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Classroom activities stress communication across the four skills with a strong aural, oral and written component. Audio, video, and computer materials incorporated.

SPAN 225 – Intermediate Medical Spanish for the Health Professions

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and students who have completed Spanish 125. It offers students the opportunity to expand the necessary vocabulary, medical terminology, as well as pertinent grammatical structures to improve the communication with Spanish-speaking patients. There will also be a focus on different cultural perspectives on health and health care for Spanish-speaking patients in the US and in the Spanish speaking countries. The course will provide students with skills that will help them in a variety of work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and students who have completed Spanish 125. It offers students the opportunity to expand the necessary vocabulary, medical terminology, as well as pertinent grammatical structures to improve the communication with Spanish-speaking patients. There will also be a focus on different cultural perspectives on health and health care for Spanish-speaking patients in the US and in the Spanish speaking countries. The course will provide students with skills that will help them in a variety of work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and students who have completed Spanish 125. It offers students the opportunity to expand the necessary vocabulary, medical terminology, as well as pertinent grammatical structures to improve the communication with Spanish-speaking patients. There will also be a focus on different cultural perspectives on health and health care for Spanish-speaking patients in the US and in the Spanish speaking countries. The course will provide students with skills that will help them in a variety of work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and students who have completed Spanish 125. It offers students the opportunity to expand the necessary vocabulary, medical terminology, as well as pertinent grammatical structures to improve the communication with Spanish-speaking patients. There will also be a focus on different cultural perspectives on health and health care for Spanish-speaking patients in the US and in the Spanish speaking countries. The course will provide students with skills that will help them in a variety of work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and students who have completed Spanish 125. It offers students the opportunity to expand the necessary vocabulary, medical terminology, as well as pertinent grammatical structures to improve the communication with Spanish-speaking patients. There will also be a focus on different cultural perspectives on health and health care for Spanish-speaking patients in the US and in the Spanish speaking countries. The course will provide students with skills that will help them in a variety of work settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the United States.