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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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MLL 146 - Beginning Spanish Language and Culture for Healthcare Professionals

Units: 4 ; Breadth Area GE-C2
A communicative approach to the acquisition of the Spanish language with emphasis on the appreciation of the diverse culture and knowing the right lexicon across different Hispanophone cultures in the healthcare field.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Prior knowledge of Spanish language.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C2 - Lower Division Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Speak to patients in Spanish in various situations.
  2. conjugate in the tense verbs that are regularly used in the medical field such as present tense, future, past, subjunctive, perfect tenses and conditional.
  3. understand the healthcare cultural dynamics of the patients you will be in contact with.
  4. conduct medical interviews in Spanish, history taking and physical examinations.
  5. talk about common illness and mental health.

C2. Humanities Learning Outcomes

  1. Show appreciation for the humanities using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. develop their affective and cognitive faculties through studying great works reflecting the rich diversity of human imagination and/or inquiry; and
  3. engage in critical self-reflection relating themes in the humanities to the students’ own lives.

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