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HO 109
Bilingual Spanish/English Writing in the Workplace

Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

   Lab Hours:60

Designed to help students attain skills for Spanish/English language writing. Provides a foundation for Fundamentals of Medical Translation, which leads to preparation for Washington State Translator Certification Exam. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or WRITE 100 and Bilingual English-Spanish Proficiency Test.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply the process of writing: outlining, drafting, revising, editing and proofreading documents in Spanish.
  • Identify the elements of proper grammar, punctuation, spelling and sentence structure essential in creating documents in Spanish.
  • Identify the six basic features essentials in creating workplace documents. These qualities include courtesy, clarity, conciseness, concreteness, correctness, and completeness.
  • Produce letters, memos, handout, forms and email in Spanish.
  • Integrate relevant technologies and research materials to formulate documents in Spanish.
  • Integrate the use of tools and resources to solve common doubts (phonological, morphological, syntactic, lexical, and semantic) when writing in Spanish.
  • Discern between different writing styles in Spanish, with special attention to the use of written Spanish in the U.S.

  • Course Topics
  • Sentence Structure
  • Accents and punctuation
  • Editing and proofreading resources
  • Writing idiomatic expressions in Spanish
  • Common transitions used in Spanish writing
  • Producing correspondence in Spanish
  • Planning to write a report
  • Creating a business form in Spanish

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.