Synopses & Reviews
SPANISH FOR EDUCATORS * Second Edition
with 3 Audio Compact Discs
If you're a teacher, a counselor, or an administrator and you regularly communicate with students and parents whose first language is Spanish . .
And if you currently have little or no skill in conversational Spanish . . .
Open this book and discover how easy it is to learn.
Spanish for Educators will familiarize you with often-used phrases that relate to everyday school situations. You'll find Spanish words and phrases pertaining to guidance counseling, health issues, career guidance, college assistance, and extracurricular activities. Separate chapters emphasize the most useful Spanish words and phrases for dealing with preschool and elementary-grades students. Following chapters focus on conversational Spanish for educators on middle school and high school levels. Here's a quick, informal, and practical way to get started in the conversational Spanish you need as an educator.
Enclosed audio CDs give you practice in Spanish pronunciation plus bilingual dramatizations of typical conversations in an educational setting
This book and CD program will help teachers, counselors, administrators, and other school employees communicate with students who have Spanish as their first language and speak little or no English. The book, expanded and updated in this new edition, starts by introducing the fundamentals of Spanish conversational speech and word order. It then familiarizes the reader with often-used phrases that relate to everyday school situations. Separate chapters emphasize Spanish words and phrases that are most useful for dealing with preschool and elementary-grades students, and then for middle school and high school students. Remaining chapters deal with words and phrases pertaining to guidance counseling, health issues, career guidance, college assistance, and extracurricular activities. A set of three compact discs replaces the older tape cassettes that came with the book's first edition. The CDs offer practice in Spanish dialogue and present bilingual dramatizations of typical encounters between students and educators. For teachers who have no Spanish but need to pick up Spanish communication skills in a hurry, here is an ideal way to start.
An informal self-teaching course in Spanish for teachers and school employees emphasizes the key phrases that arise in educational contexts and when dealing with students and their parents, and introduces basic vocabulary and grammar.