Instructor Guide
Spanish for Firefighters and EMS

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

1
Intended audience
1
Background
1
Prerequisites for the instructor
1
The approach
1
Techniques to present Vocabulary (Nouns)
2
Techniques to present Formal and Informal Spanish
2
Cultural Awareness
4
Encouragement
4
Additional materials
5
Flash Cards
5
Games, Toys and Household Items
5
Movies
5
Assessing progress during the course
6
End of course evaluations
6
First Responder skills
7
Evaluator skills
7
Evaluation process
7
The Evaluation
7

Session 1 - Pronunciation/ Talking to Adults and Children

9
Objective
9
Topics
9
Materials
9
Techniques
9
Movies
11
Colloquial Expressions:
11
Homework
11

Session 2 – Basic Phrases & Courtesy

12
Objective
12
Topics
12
Materials
12
Techniques
12
Movies
12
Colloquial Expressions:
12
Homework
13

Session 3 – Small Talk / Dispatch

14
Objective
14
Topics
14
Materials
14
Techniques
14
Movies
14
Colloquial Expressions
14
Homework
14

Session 4 – Numbers/ Dates/ Time

15
Objective
15
Topics
15
Materials
15
Techniques
15
Movies
15
Colloquial Expressions
15
Homework
15

Session 5 - Medical Examination/ Abdominal Disorder

16
Objective
16
Topics
16
Materials
16
Techniques
16
Movies
17
Colloquial Expressions
17
Homework
17

Session 6 – Allergies/ Breathing problems

18
Objective
18
Topics
18
Materials
18
Techniques
18
Movie
19
Colloquial Expressions
19
Homework
19

Session 7 - Burns/ Chest Pain

20
Objective
20
Topics
20
Materials
20
Techniques
20
Movie
20
Colloquial Expressions
20
Homework
21

Session 8 – Diabetes/ Neurological Disorder

22
Objective
22
Topics
22
Materials
22
Techniques
22
Movie
22
Colloquial Expressions
22
Homework
23

Session 9 – OB/ Overdose

24
Objective
24
Topics
24
Materials
24
Techniques
24
Movie
24
Colloquial Expressions
24
Homework
24

Session 10 – Trauma/ Injection/ IV/ Oxygen

25
Objective
25
Topics
25
Materials
25
Techniques
25
Movie
25
Colloquial Expressions
25
Homework
25

Session 11 – Traffic Accidents/ Fire Safety

26
Objective
26
Topics
26
Materials
26
Techniques
26
Movie
26
Colloquial Expressions
26
Homework
27

Session 12 – Other Cultural Information

28
Objective
28
Topics
28
Materials
28
Techniques
28
Movie
28
Colloquial Expressions
28
Homework
28