Category Archives: Spanish Language

Literature Analysis on Dialect Variants at the CSIC

Today I am writing from Madrid where I am in the midst of my second research stay of the year, this time with the Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). The CSIC is the largest research center in Spain and … Continue reading

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New Study (2)

As I mentioned in the last post, we are hard at work on a couple of new studies that will hopefully benefit all teachers and learners of medical Spanish. Last week, I wrote about our study geared towards assessing the … Continue reading

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Regular, Online, Intensive or Immersion: What type of course is best?

Thinking back to those New Years resolutions, did anyone choose to look for a course to take this year? Throughout the last decade, there has been a rapid increase in the number and variety of Spanish for medical professionals courses … Continue reading

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Medical Spanish App: Polyglot Med Spanish

Last week, I mentioned that one of my New Year’s resolutions is to review more apps and materials related to medical Spanish to be able to share with you more about what is currently available. So this week, before diving back … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions regarding Medical Spanish

Happy New Year! It´s that time of year when people start to consider those aspects of their lives which they hope to improve or change. Though for some the term resolution immediately conjures feelings of dread or guilt-ridden memories, not … Continue reading

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Teaching Dialect Variations

In the podcast number 49 by L de Lengua, the hosts interviewed four professors of Spanish as a foreign language who are currently teaching in Mexico. The objective was to discuss if teaching Spanish in Mexico is the same as … Continue reading

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Is terminology enough?

When we talk about Spanish for healthcare professionals courses, what comes to mind? Lists of medical terminology and phrases translated from English to Spanish? Unfortunately, this is true for many professionals and some course instructors. However, when we only teach … Continue reading

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