ERIC Number: ED254064
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the EMU Conference on Foreign Languages for Business and the Professions (Dearborn, Michigan, April 5-7, 1984). Part VIII: Spanish for Business and the Professions.
Voght, Geoffrey M., Ed.
Part VIII of the proceedings includes 16 presentations. They are: "Strengthening Internationalism through the Establishment of a Center for Spanish Language Training for Engineering Students" (David C. Kraft, Pamela J. Madl, Robert C. Spires, and Rusty McClanahan); "Training Court Interpreters: A Practitioner's Perspective" (Linda E. Haughton); "Strategies for Activating Professionally Related Vocabulary in Intermediate Spanish" (Richard A. Curry); Spanish for the Professions: Should Our Pedagogy Stress Practice or Theory?" (Julia Moldof-Kurtz); "Bilingual (Spanish/English) Model Office, an Instructional Tool" (Lois M. Knowlton); "The Relationship of Special Purpose Language Courses for Business Spanish to Traditional Techniques, Methods, Texts, and Materials" (Laura J. Walker);"A Course in Beginning Spanish with a Business-Oriented Vocabulary: Methods and Texts" (Elisa Fernandez Cambria); "The Beginning of Spanish-for-Business Track within a Small College" (Sid D. Guillen); "The Best Language to Seal the Deal May Not Be English: Survival Spanish Can Help" (Cynthia Ann Elliott); "Spanish for Specific Purposes: The Nursing Professional" (John J. Staczek); "A Reassessment of Medical Spanish: A Need for a Demand or a Demand for a Need?" (Rochelle K. Kelz); "Towards a Better Understanding of the Hispanic Patient: Teaching Culture to the Health Professional" (Nitza Llado-Torres); "The Hispanic Community as a Resource in Language/Culture Training Programs for Professionals" (Barbara Lotito and Maria Borrero); "Como Se Dice Bedpan? The Urgent Call for Medical Spanish at Miami" (Donald A. Randolph); "The Teaching of Spanish for Medical Personnel" (Marjorie E. Herrmann); and "Street Spanish for the Helping Professions" (Douglas P. Hinkle). (MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, College Second Language Programs, Course Descriptions, Cross Cultural Training, Educational Strategies, Engineering Education, International Trade, Interpreters, Introductory Courses, Languages for Special Purposes, Media Selection, Nursing, Patients, Program Descriptions, Second Language Instruction, Spanish, Spanish Speaking
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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