With BiLingo you will learn Spanish/Portuguese as you learn your native language – through
practice and continuous communication. We will “immerse” you in the Spanish/ Portuguese
language and Hispanic culture.
Basic courses are designed to present a basic review of the Spanish/ Portuguese Language
for students with little or no previous Spanish/Portuguese. In this level, you will work with common
vocabulary used in a health profession such as symptoms, illnesses, medications, medical treatment,
parts of the hospital, etc. The course emphasizes the development of communication skills: the ability
to comprehend non-English speaking patients and their families. We will also explore cultural issues.
The student will develop ability and confidence in basic Spanish/Portuguese communication.
An expansion of Spanish language skills developed with exercises in context, incremente of vocabulary,
conversaton and introduction of more verbs
Class conducted in Spanish. The course focuses on oral communication for health care professionals.
The student will learn about the most commonly encountered situations in the medical field These include
the emergency room, hospital admissions, children’s hospital, asking and answering questions about
symptoms, and handling typical basic documentation procedures, consent forms, etc., with interactive
activities designed to practice and consolidate language skills. The student will be able to speak Spanish
with the patients in a medical facility and in everyday situations. Significant cultural aspects are also included.