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Spanish for the Workplace (WS)

Spanish for the Workplace is an self-paced, online occupational Spanish vocabulary course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking supervisors and Human Resource professionals with their Spanish-speaking co-workers and employees. 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 those in a HR or supervisory role. 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.

As you build your vocabulary, you will have access to 1-on-1 tutoring from a native speaking Spanish instructor. Practice your listening and conversation skills and learn the specific vocabulary and phrases you need for your job with 5 hours of conversation practice scheduled at your convenience.

Topics include:

Spanish Fundamentals: Pronunciation, Greetings, Conversation Phrases, Survival Words, Numbers, Colors, Directions, Places, Questions, Time, Months, Days of the Week, Date, Family, Personal Characteristics, Likes and Dislikes

Spanish for the Workplace: Job Titles, Receptions, Basic Hiring, Job Application, Interview Questions, Supervisory Expressions, Job Expectations and Performance, Complaints & Warnings, Rules, Training, Safety Equipment, Schedules and Shifts, Payroll and Money Terms, Benefits, Verification and Pay
  • Welcome
  • Presentation
  • "Pronto Guide" - Vocabulary List
  • Tip - Recording Course Progress
  • Spanish Fundamentals
  • Foundation
  • Getting Around
  • Logistics
  • Small Talk
  • Fundamentals Quiz
  • Spanish for the Workplace
  • General
  • Human Resources
  • Supervisory Terms
  • Spanish for the Workplace Assessment
  • Conclusion
  • Spanish Grammar Guide
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever