Spanish for the Workplace

16 Hours / 6 Months / Self-Paced

Course Overview:

Spanish for the Workplace is an innovative, self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speaking supervisors and co-workers.

The course incorporates visual imagery (photos associated with words and phrases for better retention), native speakers to hear proper pronunciation, language tips, intuitive reading exercises, interactive assessments to measure your progress and comprehension, and cultural lessons.

Course Outline:

Spanish Fundamentals:
  • Introduction
  • Greetings
  • More Greetings
  • More Conversational Phrases
  • Survival Words
  • Numbers 0-9
  • Numbers 10-1000
  • Colors
  • Directions
  • Places
  • Questions
  • Time
  • Months & Seasons
  • Days of the Week and Date
  • Family
  • Personal Characteristics
  • Likes and Dislikes
Spanish for the Workplace:
  • Introduction
  • Job Titles
  • Receptions
  • Basic Hiring
  • Job Application
  • Interview Questions
  • Supervisory Expressions
  • Job Expectations and Performance
  • Complaints & Warnings
  • Rules
  • Training
  • Safety Equipment
  • Schedules and Shifts
  • Payroll and Money Terms
  • Benefits
  • Verification and Pay

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.
Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


** Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated. Software is not included with the purchase of the course, unless otherwise specified. Students are responsible for the purchase and installation of the necessary course software. **