BUSINESS SPANISH
COURSE

The “Centro de Idiomas Tenerife” has within its training offer a program of Spanish language for professionals in finance, business and company management. Our course is adapted to the needs of each student according to their professional profile, language and the field in which they practise their business activities.

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Our language centre is located in a touristic and commercial area where there are many companies that offer financial and business opportunities. The course is designed for professionals in the fields of finance, business and for companies who wish to use Spanish in their professional activity in areas close to our centre or beyond the local territory: on the island, in the region (Canary Islands) or in the country (Spain). In addition knowledge of Spanish, one of the most widely spoken languages ​​in the world, can help facilitate commercial, business or financial relationships with any part of the Spanish-speaking world and in particular with Latin America.

We offer places on this course to both resident and non-resident foreigners seeking to improve their professional and language skills in the business sector most closely related to the Spanish-speaking world. We also offer this course to foreign undergraduate or postgraduate students of the specialties of the mentioned above sector or other relative areas.

In preparation for the course we analyse the profile of our students to adapt the contents to the level of knowledge of the language they possess and to their professional interests or needs, considering aspects such as business management and administration, banking and finance, business culture and communication, foreign trade, commercial law, marketing and advertising, etc.

OBJECTIVES

At the “Centro de Idiomas Tenerife” we adapt our Spanish language courses to the specific purposes of our students which  allows them to communicate effectively and acquire special skills and strategies for business communication and negotiation. Therefore, we focus on the following:

  • Provide personalized attention to each student and adapt the course to each group.
  • Enrich the language with specific business expressions targeted at the related professional area (finance, business).
  • Motivate and prepare students for real-life business situations through simulated communicative activities.
  • Achieve the immersion of students in real-life business situations of the professional sector of the company.
  • Lead each student closer to the reality of the business and commercial Spanish-speaking sector.

PROGRAMS

General topics (the content is adapted according to the profile of the students of each course):

  • Areas of the business and commercial sector that are typical for Spanish-speaking world:The reality of the sector in the Canary Islands, Spain and Latin America

  • Professional functions

  • Norms of behaviour in the Hispanic business world

  • The office
  • Telephone and electronic communication
  • Choice of products
  • Creation of a company
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing and publicity
  • Purchases and sales
  • Import and export
  • Business trip
  • Visiting companies or factories
  • Banking and the stock market
  • Taxes

SPANISH FOR HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONALS

The “Centro de Idiomas Tenerife” has within its training offer a Spanish program for professionals in the tourism and hospitality sector. The aspects or contents of our course on Spanish for tourism and hospitality are adapted to the needs of each student, according to their professional profile, and related to the terminology of their professional activity and the communicative language characteristics of their work environment.

 WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Our language centre is located in a touristic and commercial area where there are many services aimed at the hospitality sector. In this way, the course is planned for those hospitality professionals who wish to achieve a command of the Spanish language and thus improve and increase their professional competence. Being located in a Spanish-speaking territory, Spanish is of extraordinary importance for foreign workers who communicate daily with local people, Spanish tourists (from the Canaries and the Peninsular), suppliers and other agents or with their colleagues.

We adapt each course according to the language level and the needs of each student and their professional profile within a complex jobs and services sector including hospitality or tourist accommodation, catering, services transportation, travel agencies, sales and organization of excursions, guided tours, cultural and leisure tourism, customer service in shops, tourist marketing, etc.

We offer places in this course to both foreign sector workers who are residents and non-resident professionals who regularly work with Spanish-speaking tourists (both Spanish and Latin American) in other regions or countries, as well as to foreign undergraduate or graduate students in tourism or activities related to the sector

OBJECTIVES

Through our Spanish course in tourism we aim to:

  • Dedicate personalized attention to each student, depending on their professional profile, and tailor the course to each group.
  • Achieve immersion of students in real work environments in the tourism sector.
  • Deepen the language and specific aspects of the touristic work environment, according to the type of professional activity or service developed, giving special importance to the lexicon, the most characteristic and practical communication structures and functions.
  • Pay special attention to the importance of demonstrating the highest standards in customer service, both in verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Immerse each student in the reality of the tourism sector in Tenerife, the Canary Islands and Spain. Likewise, this will apply to other Spanish-speaking touristic environments.

 PROGRAM

General topics (the contents are adapted according to the profile of the students of each course):

  • Tourism in Spain. The case of the Canary Islands

  • Variety of destinations and types of clients

  • History, art and nature: heritage and tourist attractions

  • The quality of hospitality ?

  • Customer service: personal, telephone and electronic

  • The sale of tourist products or services

  • Travel agencies

  • Air transport

  • Road and sea transport

  • Tourist accommodation

  • Catering
  • Cultural and leisure tourism

  • Tourist events (events, fairs, …)
  • Health & Safety in tourism

  • Tourism marketing

SPANISH HEALTHCARE COURSE

The “Centro de Idiomas Tenerife” has within its training offer a Spanish program for professionals in the healthcare sector, ideal for the needs of nurses, doctors, assistants, physical therapists, administrators, health centre managers, etc. Our course includes all the necessary areas from terminology to communication and interaction in the healthcare environment and health centres.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Our language centre is located in a touristic area where there are both public and private  clinical or health care services and where people of different nationalities work. These multi-national professionals need to communicate with their patients and colleagues.  They may not always have the language skills to do this effectively. The course is designed to improve the communication skills of such professionals, as well as undergraduate or postgraduate students.

It is also aimed at professionals in the field of health who are non-resident foreigners and foreign undergraduate or graduate students of specialties in the field of health or that are linked to them.

In preparation for the course we analyse the profile of our students to adapt the contents to the level of knowledge of the language they possess and to their professional interests or needs.

OBJECTIVES

With our Spanish healthcare program we aim to:

  • Provide our students with the necessary tools to achieve effective communication, to resolve conflicts and to professionally manage different situations in treatment of patients.
  • Control non-verbal communication according to the situation or environment, the importance of what is said and what is not said, in order to be more effective and understand the context as well as possible.
  • Make an analysis of the different communication situations, highlighting the communication and rhetorical skills that are necessary, not only in speech, but also in the usual written documents in the health field.
  • Get to know first-hand the characteristics of the sector through the involvement of native professionals sharing their experiences.
  • To achieve the linguistic immersion of the students through their integration in real professional environments, within a hospital or a health centre.

 PPROGRAM

General topics (the contents are adapted according to the profile of the students of each course):

  • Health in Spain and Latin America.

  • Scientific research in the health field.

  • Health culture and attitudes towards medicine. Professionals, users and patients.

  • Anatomy and Physiology.

  • The different medical devices and systems (respiratory, digestive, nervous, …).

  • Diseases, symptoms and stages of life. General pathology.

  • Anamnesis, diagnostic tests and treatments. The clinical history.

  • The doctor-patient relationship.

  • Nursing and nursing assistant functions.

  • Administration and reception functions in healthcare environments.

  • Health promotion.

  • Health systems (public, private, …)

  • Primary care centres.
  • Hospital centres.

  • Ethics and deontology. The professional secret. Official colleges and medical societies.

EVALUATION

It will be formative and will be based on the control of learning and the needs of each student during the process. Before the start, an analysis of each student’s profile will be made to identify their needs. The works or activities of oral and written expression that the students develop throughout the course will also be evaluated.

Accreditation

Certificate of completion of the course issued by the “Centro de Idiomas Tenerife”.

* It is recommended that students have a knowledge of the Spanish language equal to or greater than B1 level.

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