This manual presents situations and vocabulary that medical personnel encounter in the course of their daily work. Correlated to Basic Spanish Grammar, 6/e, dialogues, personalized questions, grammar exercises, situational role-plays, and realia-based activities introduce and reinforce key medical vocabulary while encouraging students to communicate in Spanish. Supplementary readings on illnesses such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and AIDS reflect some of the most urgent concerns of the medical community. The Sixth Edition features up-to-date medical vocabulary, medical notes from a cross-cultural perspective, and practical reference information.
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Audio cassettes for Jarvis Spanish for Medical Personnel, 6th edition.About the Author:
Ana C. Jarvis, a native of Paraguay, was born in Asuncion and attended school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Presently an instructor of Spanish at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Arizona, Dr. Jarvis previously taught at Mesa Community College, the University of California, Riverside, San Bernardino Valley College, Brigham Young University, and Riverside City College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks, she has published several short stories in Spanish. In 1988, she was chosen "Faculty Member of the Year" at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
Raquel Lebredo was born in Camagüey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in education in 1950. She was subsequently employed as an elementary school principal, and taught literature and language at a preparatory school in Havana. After living in Spain for a period of time, she moved in 1968 to the United States. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Since then she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist University, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. In 1985, she was chosen "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist University, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award. Prof. Lebredo is retired.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: Brand New. unabridged edition. Spanish language. 11.00x8.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0395963419