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Medical Spanish

Academia Buenos Aires offers its students a full program in medical Spanish, allowing medical students, physicians, medical interpreters and other health professionals to improve or expand their use of Spanish. The program provides participants with the linguistic skill set to maximize their chances in an increasingly demanding job market and to improve physician-patient interactions with Spanish-speaking patients.

Schedule
Start dates

Individual and group classes: upon demand, year-around, with reservation.

Duration

depending upon the options chosen (above)

Hours per day

To be arranged with the school

Levels

1 – 8

Time schedule

depending on the above

Max. number of students per class

Individual classes or small groups (3-5 students)

Requirements
Suitable for all levels, recommendable from level A2
Certificates

attendance certificate. University credits upon request.

Exams

Optional, at the end of the course

Rates
US$35.00

per hour (1 hour = 55 minutes) of individual classes.
Group: Depending on number of students.
Contact us for further information.

Content

The medical Spanish classes can be taken as individual classes (on-campus or online) or in small groups (in case of similar levels and objectives). The student determines the amount of hours and the subjects he/she wants to work on. This type of classes is highly personalized. We recommend to take at least two hours of classes per day.

It is not necessary to have an advanced Spanish knowledge, however, we suggest that participants start this course after having reached an A2 level.

We recommend to combine the medical Spanish course with general Spanish classes (group or individual lessons), as the medical Spanish does not include any training about the language itself.

 The program offers the specific linguistic knowledge in the field of medicine required by students and practitioners. Depending on the needs of the student it can be focused on particular vocabulary, practice-oriented knowledge, health system in Argentina, medical records or instructions.

The student can choose a combination of this course with a volunteering in the projects and organizations in the field of primary medical attention. This program consists of a minimum of 4 weeks in the organization and the fee varies depending on the chosen project.

What is included in the price? All our courses include the following:
– Teaching materials (study books)
– Level test, oral and written, before starting
– Optional exams at the end of each level and at the end of your stay
– Certificate including the amount of hours and level attained (plus grade if you passed the exam)
– Dictionary
– Two extracurricular activities per week (guided tours, museum visits, tango, asado dinners, excursions, etc.)
– Workshops, weekly or bi-weekly: Phonetics, Conversation, Narration, Audio
– Weekly tutorials after class
– Internet access through PCs at the Academia and wifi
– Hot and cold drinks
– Access to library and DVDs for further study
– Movie showings and discussions usually once a week
– Help in organizing trips around Argentina and Latin America
– 24 hour hotline in Spanish, English, French and German

 
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