Quick Spanish for Emergency Responders: Essential Words and Phrases for Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMT's

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9780071460194: Quick Spanish for Emergency Responders: Essential Words and Phrases for Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMT's

The most accessible Spanish language guide for firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs

Quick Spanish for Emergency Responders makes it easier than ever for you to acquire basic Spanish language skills. The book features more than 2,000 key words and phrases in the most easy-to-use format, along with bilingual scenarios based on situations commonly encountered during the course of your duties.

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The only Spanish-language guide for those who risk their lives daily to save lives

As a firefighter, paramedic, or EMT you know that when every second counts, clear communication can make the difference between life and death. That's why in an America where one in five citizens speaks Spanish, it is vitally important for every emergency responder have basic Spanish-language skills. Quick Spanish for Emergency Responders makes it easier than ever for you to acquire those skills with a bottom-line format that uses simple language.

Written by an author who has been teaching Spanish to emergency responders for more than a decade, this compact quick-reference guide arms you with all the essential Spanish words and phrases you need to do your job. More important, it gives them to you in the context of dozens of real-life situations you're likely to encounter on scene­­from structure fires to auto accidents to heart attacks to poison control.

A Spanish-language guide for true American heroes, Quick Spanish for Emergency Responders delivers:

  • More than 2,000 words and phrases in a concise, easy-to-navigate phrasebook format
  • Important vocabulary for fire fighting, rescues, first aid, water emergencies, dispatch, and more
  • Pronunciation keys that get you speaking with confidence right away
  • Easy-to-use phonetic translations of Spanish words
  • Bilingual dialogs based on a wide range of real-life scenarios
  • Useful information on Latino culture, survival tips, and street Spanish

About the Author:

David B. Dees teaches Spanish at fire departments, sheriff's departments, and colleges throughout California, and he has developed specialized Spanish instruction programs for police, fire fighters, and other emergency responders.

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