SPA 304: Spanish for Professionals
Faculty: Dr. Andrea Varricchio
Course Objectives: To develop students’ skills in Spanish for public service fields such as: of social work, law, and medicine. Students will learn specialized vocabulary and the importance of understanding cultural differences as they are related to the various professions in the USA. Students practice oral communication skills in Spanish with native speakers in a professional context through a service-learning project. In class, students will roll play, and learn elementary techniques of simultaneous and consecutive interpretation. Some translation of forms, documents, and professional communications will be included.