This is a customized Professional Course and learning exercises will focus on the needs of the student of the Law Enforcement Spanish Course. Students should have a basic knowledge of Spanish in order to benefit from the complete course. Students are welcome to study for as short as one week, however six weeks is usually required to complete the course objectives.
This class will be taught using a variety of methods with an emphasis on experiential learning: i.e. lecture and instruction, drills and practice, role play, cultural immersion activity, audio and video taping, videos viewed in class, community based activity, workbook practice, course assignments and readings.
Course Objectives: The course covers cross-cultural issues pertinent to relationships between non-Hispanic officials and the Hispanic community members. Students learn basic Spanish phrases and questions necessary to carry out specific law enforcement protocols:
~ Car stops
~ Arresting a suspect
~ Mirandize a suspect
~ Booking a suspect
~ Gather intake data
~ Read probation orders
~ Conduct various types of drug tests
- Produce Spanish correctly
- Pronounce the words in Spanish in an understandable form
- Understand the Spanish speaker
- Terminology required for specific law enforcement procedures
- Understand cultural differences between the non-Hispanic official and the Hispanic public
This special professional Spanish vocabulary course is available at Instituto Chac-Mool Spanish School Cuernavaca, which is south of Mexico City as well as at our Tulum school, located south of Cancun.
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