Workplace Spanish programs are built on the premise that language learners become more motivated if their learning experience correlates to immediate life application. In these programs, the Spanish learning activities are centered on employees’ specific job functions. Focus is given to building workplace vocabulary and conversational practice is centered on relevant industry topics that build language skills most necessary for the environment in the employee’s current workplace. The Workplace Spanish series of courses are designed to teach functional Spanish to facilitate communication between English and Spanish-speakers. Courses cover greetings, introductions, employment issues, scheduling, work rules, safety issues, site supervision, time, speed, and quantity expressions. It focuses on language relevant to specific occupations in a highly interactive, situation based classroom. Material can be customized for many occupations.
Custom training is available for many occupations including:
- Police officers
- Banking personnel
- Office workers
- Construction workers
- Manufacturing workers
Programs are all non-grammar based, focusing instead on repetition of key words and phrases. No previous Spanish experience is necessary. Students learn generic Spanish terms understood by most Spanish speakers and relevant to their specific type of work. Workplace Spanish noncredit classes eliminate the tedious grammar instruction found in most other language programs.
To schedule a free consultation regarding noncredit Workplace Spanish training for your organization, please call Bob Duke at 520.494.6651.