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Spanish: Familiarization and Short Term Training

The State Department's Foreign Service Institute short-term, intensive course in Spanish language and culture for government employees going to work in Spanish-speaking countries contains an introductory section and 38 lessons and 10 related audio cassettes intended as the basis for a ten-week program with an instructor. The lessons cover these topics: the alphabet and names; classroom greetings and phrases; useful signs, phrases, exchange, and nationality information; hotel language needs and calendar and weather information; restaurants and tipping; babysitters; telephone conversations; asking for directions; taking telephone messages; asking for directions inside a building; dealing with wrong telephone numbers; public transportation; leaving telephone messages; using the familiar form;... Show More


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