An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers: Communication and Culture / Edition 3

An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers: Communication and Culture / Edition 3

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by Robert O. Chase, Clarisa B. Medina de Chase
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300124260

ISBN-13: 9780300124262

Pub. Date: 03/10/2009

Publisher: Yale University Press

Now in its third edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students with little or no formal background in Spanish. It provides the necessary language and vocabulary to facilitate better communication between health care providers and the growing Spanish-speaking community. This classroom text uses readings, exercises, and interactive activities such as

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Now in its third edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students with little or no formal background in Spanish. It provides the necessary language and vocabulary to facilitate better communication between health care providers and the growing Spanish-speaking community. This classroom text uses readings, exercises, and interactive activities such as challenging and enjoyable improvisation to integrate structure, Spanish medical vocabulary, and colloquial terms that nurses, doctors, dentists, and allied health professionals need most. Rich cultural notes explain Latino customs and communication styles.

New to the Third Edition:
• DVD video featuring dramatic interactions between a family and its health care providers as well as demonstrations of specific communication tasks in health care
• More communicative activities and larger lexicon
• Revised and expanded cultural notes
• A companion Web site  - yalebooks.com/medicalspanish - with self-correcting quizzes and links to medical and language sites

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300124262
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/10/2009
Edition description:
Third; Bilingual
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi(2)
Introduction xiii
1. "Hello, I Am the Doctor."
1(26)
1.1 Greetings and Farewells
2(1)
1.2 The Verb [[Ser]] (To Be) and Subject Pronouns
3(2)
1.3 Introductions
5(1)
1.4 The Professions
6(3)
1.5 The Gender of Nouns and Definite Articles
9(2)
1.6 The Plural of Nouns and Definite Articles
11(1)
1.7 The Plural Forms of the Verb [[Ser]]
12(2)
1.8 National Origin
14(2)
1.9 The Specialties
16(1)
1.10 [[Ser]] and Personal Descriptions
17(1)
1.11 The Agreement of Adjectives and Nouns
18(1)
1.12 Indefinite Articles
19(1)
1.13 Negation
20(1)
1.14 "What Is Your Name?"
21(1)
1.15 The Pronunciation of Vowels
22(2)
1.16 Cultural Note: "Hispanics in the United States"
24(3)
2. "How Are You?"
27(15)
2.1 The Verb [[Estar]] (To Be)
29(1)
2.2 Feelings
29(2)
2.3 Possessive Adjectives
31(2)
2.4 Choosing between [[Ser]] and [[Estar]]
33(2)
2.5 Days of the Week
35(1)
2.6 Forming Questions
36(2)
2.7 The Pronunciation of Stress and Accents
38(1)
2.8 Cultural Note: Attitudes and Ourselves
39(3)
3. "What Is the Matter?"
42(18)
3.1 "What Is the Matter?"
44(1)
3.2 The Verb [[Tener]] (To Have)
44(1)
3.3 Cold and Flu Symptoms
44(2)
3.4 [[Tener]] Idioms
46(2)
3.5 Parts of the Body
48(5)
3.6 To Hurt: The Verb [[Doler]]
53(1)
3.7 "How Much Does It Hurt?"
54(1)
3.8 Injuries
55(4)
3.9 The Pronunciation of G, C, J, and H
59(1)
4. The Receptionist
60(18)
4.1 Name and Address
62(1)
4.2 Numbers
63(3)
4.3 Age
66(1)
4.4 Telephone Numbers
67(1)
4.5 The Day and Date
68(2)
4.6 The Registration Interview
70(1)
4.7 Time
71(2)
4.8 The Pronunciation of N, RR, LL, and Y
73(2)
4.9 Cultural Note: Some Expressions for Every Day
75(3)
5. The Family
78(19)
5.1 Cultural Note: [[La familia]]
80(2)
5.2 Family Members
82(1)
5.3 Possessive Adjectives
83(1)
5.4 More Family Members
84(1)
5.5 The Conjugation of Regular [[-ar]] Verbs
85(1)
5.6 The Conjugation of Regular [[-er]] Verbs
86(1)
5.7 The Conjugation of Regular [[-ir]] Verbs
87(2)
5.8 The Personal [[A]]
89(1)
5.9 Taking Family History
90(1)
5.10 Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns
91(4)
5.11 Cultural Note: What's in a Name?
95(1)
5.12 The Pronunciation of B and V
96(1)
6. The Pharmacy
97(18)
6.1 The Verb [[Tomar]] (To Take)
99(1)
6.2 [[Hay Que]]: A Simple Command
100(1)
6.3 Vocabulary: The Pharmacy
101(1)
6.4 Pharmacy Instructions
102(4)
6.5 [[Tener Que]]: To Have To
106(1)
6.6 [[Favor de]]: A Gentle Request
107(1)
6.7 Demonstrative Adjectives
108(1)
6.8 Side Effects
109(3)
6.9 The Pill Organizer
112(1)
6.10 Cultural Note: [[Confianza]]
113(2)
7. Diet and Nutrition
115(19)
7.1 Vocabulary: Nutrition
117(1)
7.2 Likes and Dislikes: The Verbs [[Gustar]] and [[Querer]]
118(3)
7.3 Preferences
121(2)
7.4 The Six Food Groups
123(2)
7.5 El verbo [[deber]] (Should, Ought To)
125(1)
7.6 Diabetic Diet
125(1)
7.7 Low-Salt Diet
126(1)
7.8 Low-Fat Diet
127(1)
7.9 The Clear-Liquids Diet
127(2)
7.10 Cultural Note: Starchy Vegetables
129(5)
8. The Doctor's Office
134(18)
8.1 "How Long Has It Been?"
136(2)
8.2 "How Long Does It Last?"
138(1)
8.3 The Verb [[Ir]] (To Go)
139(1)
8.4 Interrogative Verbs Using [[Ir]]
140(2)
8.5 A Formula for Speaking about the Future
142(3)
8.6 Some Tests and Procedures
145(3)
8.7 Scheduling Appointments
148(1)
8.8 A Sample Physical Exam
149(3)
9. The Past (Preterit) Tense
152(15)
9.1 The Preterit of Regular [[-ar]] Verbs
154(3)
9.2 The Preterit of Regular [[-er]] and [[-ir]] Verbs
157(3)
9.3 The Irregular Verbs [[Tener]] and [[Estar]]
160(2)
9.4 The Irregular Verbs [[Ser]] and [[Ir]]
162(1)
9.5 The Irregular Verb [[Decir]]
163(2)
9.6 Words of Reassurance
165(2)
10. Taking Medical History
167(20)
10.1 Current Conditions: The Verb [[Padecer]]
168(1)
10.2 Some Illnesses and Diseases
169(4)
10.3 Taking Medical History: The Present Perfect Tense
173(3)
10.4 General Symptoms
176(3)
10.5 The Internal Organs and Glands
179(1)
10.6 Surgical History
180(2)
10.7 Vaccinations
182(5)
11. Hospital Admissions and Mental Health
187(21)
11.1 Hospital Admissions
189(1)
11.2 The Reflexive Form of Verbs
190(2)
11.3 Irregular Verbs in the Reflexive Form
192(3)
11.4 At the Beside
195(1)
11.5 The Verb [[Poder]]
196(1)
11.6 Discharge Planning
197(1)
11.7 A Tool for Interviews
198(1)
11.8 "How Do You Feel?"
199(3)
11.9 Mental Health
202(4)
11.10 Cultural Note: [[Los nervios]]
206(2)
12. Maternity and Safer Sex
208(17)
12.1 Formal Commands Using [[Usted]]
209(2)
12.2 Maternity
211(6)
12.3 Cultural Note: Fathers and Childbirth
217(1)
12.4 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
218(1)
12.5 Cultural Note: The Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
219(1)
12.6 AIDS
220(3)
12.7 Cultural Note: The Joy of Language
223(2)
Appendix 1: The Spanish Alphabet 225(1)
Appendix 2: A Guide to Some Irregular and Stem-Changing Verbs 226(5)
Glossary: English to Spanish 231(14)
Glossary: Spanish to English 245

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