ERIC Number: ED224315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Techniques for the Commercial-Spanish Class.
The content and teaching methods of the commercial Spanish course at Indiana State University are detailed. The course emphasizes the conveyance of written information while improving the speaking skills of the less advanced students. Among the topics covered are employment correspondence, the job market for bilinguals, resumes, business correspondence, promotional literature and advertising, and cultural values and business behavior of Latin Americans. Instructional materials and techniques include surveys and writing of want ads, career planning, letter writing, dialogs on business topics, translation of business letters, review of problem areas in language usage, study and composition of advertisements, readings on cultural and business topics, and preparation of research papers. (RW)
Descriptors: Business, Business Communication, College Second Language Programs, Course Content, Higher Education, Languages for Special Purposes, Spanish, Teaching Methods
Not available separately; see FL 013 333.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Indiana State University
Note: Paper presented at the Eastern Michigan University Conference on Spanish for Bilingual Careers in Business (Ypsilanti, MI, March 18-20, 1982).