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Spanish for Medical Professionals Immersion Course

Though it has been awhile since my last post, I would like to start off a new year of blog writing by promoting a Spanish for medical professionals immersion course that is being offered this summer in Oviedo, Spain. What … Continue reading

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I have not forgotten you…

I apologize sincerely for the long absence. This spring has been very intensive between publication deadlines, research stays and conferences. However, that time has allowed me to learn more that will aid me in (hopefully) continually enriching the content of … Continue reading

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New Study

First, I would like to apologize for not posting last week.  At the moment, we are hard at work on a couple of new studies that will hopefully benefit all teachers and learners of medical Spanish. In this post and … 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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Presenting machismo and marianismo in the classroom. A brief overview

Now that I have presented an idea of what both marianismo and machismo are (or are not) as well as the impact they can have on health and well-being, I would like to offer some possible ways to introduce these … Continue reading

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The Case for Bilingual Medical Professionals: Part 2

In my previous post, I wrote about various complaints and arguments that some medical professionals give regarding Spanish for healthcare courses. I explained the importance of language in healthcare and the consequences a language barrier can have on a person´s … Continue reading

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