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NCJ Number: 82439 Find in a Library
Title: Practical Conversational Spanish for Policemen and Firemen
Author(s): J Cerrudo
Date Published: 1975
Sponsoring Agency: Lansford Publishing Co, Inc
San Jose, CA 95155
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: A402C
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Lansford Publishing Co, Inc
P.O. Box 8711
San Jose, CA 95155
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This kit is designed to teach firefighters and police personnel basic, conversational Spanish.
Abstract: The cassettes and booklet cover basic principles of Spanish pronunciation and grammar, common greetings, numbers and measurements, weights and measures, personal relationships and descriptions, and medical information and first aid. Spanish terms for the house, household appliances, and other possessions; fires and fire prevention; slang in narcotics traffic; legal phrases; and basic informational questions are also provided. A final section presents Spanish translations for police reports, including arrest reports, prebooking information, auto theft, battery and assault, burglary, requests to submit to an alcoholic content test, and missing persons reports. Most sections contain questions and answers in Spanish and English. A vocabulary list is included. Illustrations enhance the text.
Index Term(s): Course materials; Firefighters; Foreign language education; Police education
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 5 cassettes, total running time 2.5 hours, and booklet
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