9780618505777

Spanish for Medical Personnel to Accompany Basic Spanish

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  • ISBN13:

    9780618505777

  • ISBN10:

    0618505776

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/20/2006
  • Publisher: Heinle
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Summary

This worktext presents situations along with key current medical vocabulary, practical reference information, and medical notes written from a cross-cultural perspective. Applied presentationfeatures realistic dialogues, personalized questions, situational role-plays, and realia-based activities that correspond grammatically with those inBasic Spanish. Practical, specialized vocabularyincludes terms essential for communicating in medical settings, an in-text audio CD, andUn paso maacute;ssections that offer additional vocabulary practice and realia-based activities. Cultural focushighlights Hispanic customs and traditions relevant to the subject matter of the lesson, inNotas culturalessections. Comprehension checksbegin with comprehension questions on the dialogues in theDiacute;gamesection that follows the vocabulary lists in the worktext, and end with pair activities in theHablemossection for immediate reinforcement. Convenient Phrasebookprovides vocabulary words and phrases found in the worktext for quick, on-the-job reference.

Table of Contents

Leccioacute;n preliminar
Conversaciones breves(Brief conversations) Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The Alphabet
Cardinal numbers 0–39 Leccioacute;n preliminar
Conversaciones breves(Brief conversations) Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Gender and number
The definite and indefinite articles
The present indicative ofser
Cardinal numbers 40–299 Leccioacute;n
En el consultorio Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The present indicative of regular űarverbs
Interrogative and negative sentences
Forms and position of adjectives
Telling time
Cardinal numbers 300–1,000 Communication: Preliminary patient information Notas culturales: Dates in Spanish; Spanish surnames Leccioacute;n
En el hospital Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Agreement of adjectives, nouns, and adjectives
The present indicative of regular -erand -irverbs
Possession withde
Possessive adjectives
The personala Communication: Checking into the hospital Notas culturales: Multicultural health issues Leccioacute;n
En el consultorio del pediatra I Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The irregular verbsir, dar,andestar
Ir a+ infinitive
Uses of the verbsserandestar
Contractions Communication: In a pediatrician's office Notas culturales: The role of the pharmacist; the metric system Lectura
El asma Leccioacute;n
Con el ginecoacute;logo Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
The irregular verbstenerandvenir
Expressions withtener
Comparative forms
Irregular comparative forms Communication: In a gynegologist's office Notas culturales: Birthing trends, women's health issues Leccioacute;n
En el consultorio del pediatra II Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Stem-changing verbs (e:ie)
Some uses of the definite article
The present progressive
Ordinal numbers Communication: More on children's health Notas culturales: Asthma; Vaccination/immunization in children; children's health issues Repaso (Lecciones 1–5) Leccioacute;n
Con el dentista Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Stem-changing verbs (o:ue)
Affirmative and negative expressions
Pronouns as object of a preposition
Direct object pronouns Communication: The importance of diet Notas culturales: Diabetes in the Hispanic population; healthy eating habits Lectura 2. La dieta para diabeacute;ticos Leccioacute;n
En el Centro de Planificacioacute;n Familiar Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Stem-changing verbs (e:i)
Irregular first-person forms
Sabercontrasted withconocer
Indirect object pronouns Communication: Family planning Notas culturales: Attitudes toward contraception and reproduction Leccioacute;n
Un examen fiacute;sico Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Pedircontrasted withpreguntar
Special construction withgustar, doler,andhacer falta
Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
Direct and indirect object pronouns used together Communication: Getting your yearly physical exam Notas culturales: Preventive medical care Leccioacute;n
Con el dentista Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar
Possessive pronouns
Reflexive constructions
Command forms:Ud.andUds
Uses of object pronouns with
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