Spanish for Law Enforcement

Spanish for Law Enforcement

With more and more Spanish-speaking people living in the United States every year, learning the Spanish language is becoming ever more important. In the law enforcement field, mastering basic Spanish will give you more power to handle situations involving Spanish-speaking victims, witnesses, or criminals. It’s also a smart career move, because adding Spanish skills to your resume can open doors to new job opportunities.

Whether you’re new to the Spanish language or just want a refresher, this course will teach you the basic Spanish phrases you need for everything from making casual conversation to handling life-or-death situations. You’ll start with simple vocabulary for everyday topics including colors, numbers, conversational phrases, family names, and words for asking questions. You will learn Spanish terminology you can use during arrests, traffic stops, medical emergencies, and many other common law enforcement situations. By the end of this course, you will be well on your way to being a Spanish speaker and communicating more effectively with the Spanish speakers all around you.

Syllabus

  • Lesson 1 – Speaking, Spelling, and Counting in Spanish
  • Lesson 2 – Family, Pronouns, and Easy Conversational Phrases
  • Lesson 3 – Colors, Directional Words, and Numbers From 20 to 199
  • Lesson 4 – Easy Verbs
  • Lesson 5 – Vocabulary for Describing People, Objects, and Feelings
  • Lesson 6 – Words for Describing People’s Appearance, Clothes, and the Weather
  • Lesson 7 – Time, the Calendar, and Body Parts
  • Lesson 8 – Talking About Places and Things
  • Lesson 9 – Legal and Illegal Professions
  • Lesson 10 – Describing Vehicles and Traffic Violations
  • Lesson 11 – Dealing With Criminal Suspects
  • Lesson 12 – More Words for Handling Emergency and Nonemergency Situations

Requirements:
Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:
Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

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<p><strong>Instructor-Led</strong></p><br>
<ul><li>6 Weeks Access</li>
<li>Course Code: sle</li>
<li>Start Dates* Jan 12 | Feb 09 | Mar 16 | Apr 13</li>
<li>$187.00 USD</li></ul><br><br>
<p><strong>Self-Paced</strong></p><br>
<ul><li>3 Months Access</li>
<li>Course Code: T14075</li>
<li>No Instructor, Start Anytime</li>
<li>$187.00 USD</li></ul>

Tara Bradley Williams has authored several Spanish textbooks and occupational Spanish reference guides, including the "¡A Conversar!" and "¡A Trabajar!" series. She taught Spanish and English as a Second Language at the high school and community college levels for over 10 years. She has also operated a Spanish language school and served as a medical interpreter. Tara has BA degrees in Spanish and Sociology from St. Norbert College and an MA in Higher Education and Adult Studies from the University of Denver. She has studied Spanish at the Universidad de Ortega y Gasset in Toledo, Spain and has lived and traveled extensively in Spain and Latin America.







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