Emergencies and Illnesses

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If you need medical help, you need to know how to ask—and fast! Beginning Spanish speakers learn important phrases such as no me siento bien and ¡Necesito un médico! with an interactive learning resource.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have partners take turns reciting the phrases to each other
  • Assign the website for class members to work through for homework
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires audio equipment to hear Spanish pronunciation files
  • Speaker pronounces the /y/ sound as a /j/ sound, which may be confusing to those learning specific dialects
Pros

  • Provides a short assessment for class members to check their understanding
  • Includes several types of phrases to learn, including imperatives, questions, and declarative statements
Cons

  • None