CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia


Preparing Students for the Future: Practical Ideas for Teaching Specialized Spanish

Event Name

100th Annual American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Conference

Event Location

Salamanca, Spain


Department of Literature and Modern Languages

Document Type

Conference Presentation

Presentation Date


Date Range:

2018-06-25 to 2018-06-28


With the steady growth of the Hispanic population across the United States, Spanish language educators of all levels are under increased pressure to teach specialized courses for the professions. The presenter will share ideas on how to incorporate the terminology, as well as cultural knowledge, Spanish language students will need in future careers in business, law and medicine, for example. The presenter will discuss available resources, as well as share assignments designed to strengthen students' language skills, while simultaneously honing into specialized topics.

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