Beginner's Spanish for the Professional

CEPR1230 Non-credit course 24

Trent Maw- has 11 years’ experience helping professionals at many of the more diverse corporations in Utah learn to speak Spanish. He has taught Spanish as an adjunct professor at Weber State University for nearly 5 years and enjoys the process of helping students learn to use the language in an applicable and real way. He has degrees in both Spanish and business, and has found ways of bringing the two together for professional learners.

Josh Tanner- has a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and many years of experience teaching corporate language projects. He also has a Master’s Degree in psychology, and several years of Elementary Ed experience.

Enrich your experience with Spanish Speaking Customers. Beginner’s Spanish for the Professional is designed for Professionals who are in contact with Spanish-speaking customers. With front-line professionals in mind, this course will help you begin to speak general and job specific Spanish. You will learn to pronounce correctly, develop ability and some tools to comprehend native speakers on a basic level, and link words and phrases together in a correct order. As part of the course, a mini- manual will be included that covers the following topic areas: basic needs, greetings, survival expressions, grammar, comprehension, communication, locations, becoming acquainted, describing characteristics, restaurant, telephone, and travel.

  • Opportunity to interact with Native Speakers, pickup on some cultural norms, and add to your overall experience with several optional cultural activities
  • Learn Spanish conveniently away from the office, while Brown Bagging lunch during the noon hour
  • Get taught by experienced WSU Adjunct Spanish and Industry Instructors
  • Convenient Ogden Location
  • Enhance your portfolio with a Weber State University Certificate of Completion
  • Set the stage for connecting even better with your Spanish Speaking Customers
  • Gain skills on how to direct important conversations where the language barrier is large