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Spanish for Construction (WSCon)

Spanish for Construction is a self-paced, online Spanish course designed for construction workers, contractors, foreman, superintendents, and anybody who works with Spanish-speaking employees and co-workers in the construction industry. The course includes a variety of vocabulary, including several topics to build your Spanish foundation, more general workplace vocabulary, and finally, Spanish specifically for a construction site. The hope for these many vocabulary topics is that it will give you a solid vocabulary base to draw from in order to bridge the communication gap with the Spanish-speakers at your worksite and in your community.

Topics include:

Spanish Fundamentals: Pronunciation, Greetings, Conversation Phrases, Survival Words, Numbers, Colors, Directions, Places, Questions, Time, Months, Days of the Week, Date

Spanish for Construction: Job Titles in Construction, Construction Equipment, Supplies and Materials, Hardware, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Actions and Commands, Measurements and Fractions, Painting, Plumbing, Electrical, Clean-Up, Areas, Landscaping
  • Welcome
  • "Pronto Guide" - Vocabulary List
  • Tip - Recording Course Progress
  • Spanish Fundamentals
  • Foundation
  • Getting Around
  • Logistics
  • Small Talk
  • Spanish Fundamentals Assessment
  • Spanish for Construction
  • General Construction Terms
  • Supplies and Tools
  • Specific Actions
  • Final Assessment
  • Conclusion
  • Spanish Grammar Guide
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever