In this course, you will find strategies for active listening, getting the clues to understand native speakers speaking at a normal speed rate. Internalize useful medical vocabulary, improving your communication skills for real-life medical settings. You will learn relevant grammar structures so that you can understand the language’s logic to convey meaning easily. You will have the opportunity to do practical exercises with real feedback and useful materials so you can put into practice what you have learned right away.

You will find classes with audio, video, exercises and native speakers role-playing patients, so you can engage with basic dialogues with your patients.

What I will learn?

  • Have the tools for a medical appointment with a patient.
  • Enable you to communicate in Spanish, in a culturally competent manner, with your patients in a medical setting.
  • Learn how to ask and understand information, order lab exams, prescribe medicines, and also patient’s follow-up.
  • Understand and practice Spanish pronunciation in order to be fluent and improve your listening comprehension.
  • Face real communication, understanding native speakers speaking at a normal speed rate.
  • Put into practice what you learn right away.
  • Improve your fluency and accuracy for real-life medical settings through useful vocabulary.

Course Curriculum


  • Overview

Saludos y despedidas – Greetings and farewells

Presentaciones – Introductions

¿Qué le pregunto a mi paciente? – What do I ask my patient?

¿Cómo se llama? – What is your name?

¿Cuántos años tiene? – How old are you?

¿De dónde es? – Where are you from?

Tips gramaticales: ¿Tú o usted? – Grammar tips: Tú or usted?

¿Dónde le duele? – Where does it hurt?

¿Es intermitente o constante? – Is it intermittent or constant?

How long have you had this pain?

Práctica en la vida real I – Practice in real life I

¿Cómo puedo comprender mejor a mi paciente?

Estudio del paciente y seguimiento – Patient study and follow-up

Practica en la vida real II – Practice in real life II

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  • 6 hr on-demand video
  • 6 downloadable resources
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of completion

Target Audience

  • Healthcare professionals who want to improve their performance at work through communicating in Spanish.
  • People who need to speak medical Spanish in real settings as fast as possible.
  • People who have been frustrated learning Spanish by memorizing lists of words without much progress in real communication.
  • People who need help to achieve specific tasks to communicate with patients and don't have much time to learn the language deeply.
  • People who want to have lifelong learning strategies to understand and acquire vocabulary easily.
  • People who want to get a sense of grammar that would allow them to convey meaning in the language.
  • Hospitals and clinics requiring their staff to improve their performance in Spanish in the workplace.
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