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Spanish for Law Enforcement Enhanced Edition: The Basic Spanish Series 2nd Edition

Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo

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Overview

BASIC SPANISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT is a career manual designed to serve those in the law enforcement professions who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish. Written for use in two-semester or three-quarter courses, it presents typical everyday situations that pre-professionals and professionals may encounter when dealing with Spanish speakers in the United States at work settings such as police stations, prisons, and on the street. This second edition introduces practical vocabulary, everyday on-the-job situations, and culture notes (Notas culturales) written from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.

Ana C. Jarvis, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Emerita

Ana C. Jarvis, a native of Paraguay, was born in Asunción and attended school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Dr. Jarvis retired from Chandler-Gilbert Community College after a long and distinguished career. Prior to CGCC, she taught at Mesa Community College; the University of California, Riverside; San Bernardino Valley College; Brigham Young University; and Riverside City College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks, she has published several short stories in Spanish. In 1988, she was chosen as "Faculty Member of the Year" at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

Raquel Lebredo, California Baptist University

Raquel Lebredo was born in Camaguey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in Education. She was subsequently employed as an elementary school principal, and taught literature and language at a preparatory school in Havana. She moved to the United States after living in Spain for a period of time. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside. Since then, she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist University, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. In 1985, she was chosen as "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist University, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award.
  • This enhanced second edition introduces students to essential vocabulary and provide opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the Basic Spanish core text.
  • The iLrn Language Learning Center provides the capability to complete worktext activities online while accessing the Basic Spanish eBook.
  • The upgraded eBook features note-sharing capabilities, highlighting, and direct video links. Diagnostic tests with auto-generated study plans help students gauge their progress and focus their efforts on areas of weakness.
  • Más Práctica grammar activities provide plenty of extra practice outside of class, freeing up precious class time for more high-level discussion.
  • Video content from National GeographicTM, along with corresponding activities, introduces students to the cultures and landscapes of 21 different Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Convenient Phrasebook -– Provides vocabulary words and phrases found in Basic Spanish for Getting Along for quick reference..
  • Applied Presentation -- Contains realistic dialogues, personalized questions, situational role-plays, and realia-based activities that correspond grammatically with those in Basic Spanish.
  • Practical, Specialized Vocabulary -- Contains vocabulary essential for communicating in the target language, an audio program, and Un paso más sections that offer additional vocabulary practice and realia-based activities.
  • Cultural Focus -- Notas culturales highlight Hispanic customs and traditions relevant to the subject matter of the lesson.
  • Comprehension Checks -- Provides comprehension questions on the dialogues in the Dígame section that follow the vocabulary lists in each worktext, ending with pair activities in the Hablemos section for immediate reinforcement.
Lección preliminar. Conversaciones breves (Brief conversations). Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. Greetings and farewells. 2. The alphabet. 3. Gender and number
4. The definite and indefinite articles. 5. The present indicative of ser. 6. Cardinal numbers 0-39. Communication: Greetings, farewells, and introductions in personal and telephone interaction with other people.
Lección 1.
En una estación de policía. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. Subject pronouns. 2. The present indicative of regular –ar verbs. 3. Interrogative and negative sentences. 4. Possession with de. 5. Cardinal numbers 40-299 and 300-1,000. 6. Forms and position of adjectives. 7. Telling time. Communication: On the phone – giving and receiving simple information, reporting an accident or a robbery.
Lección 2.
Con un agente hispano, en una calle de la ciudad. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The present indicative of regular –er and –ir verbs. 2. Possession with de. 3. Possessive adjectives. Communication: Police work in the streets: asking for and giving directions, enforcing the use of a helmet, dealing with a girl walking alone in the streets.
Lección 3.
Con el agente Smith. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The irregular verbs ir, dar, and estar. 2. Uses of the verbs ser and estar. 3. Ir a+ infinitive. 4. Contractions.
Communication: Police work in the streets: dealing with gang members, arresting a thief.
Lección 4.
Llamadas telefónicas. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The irregular verbs tener and venir. 2. Expressions with tener. 3. Comparative forms. 4. Irregular comparative forms
Communication: 911 calls: receiving emergency calls, describing people.
Lección 5.
Buenos vecinos. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. Stem-changing verbs (e:ie). 2. The present progressive. 3. Some uses of the definite article. Communication: Neighborhood policing: helping to implement a neighborhood watch program.
Lectura 1: DENUNCIANDO ACTIVIDADES SOSPECHOSASREPASO (LECCIONES 1-5).
Lección 6.
El agente Chávez lee la advertencia Miranda. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar:
1. Stem-changing verbs (o:ue). 2. Affirmative and negative expressions. 3. Direct object pronouns. Communication: Detaining suspects: reading the Miranda Warning, dealing with traffic violations and DUI.
Lección 7.
Problemas de la ciudad. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. Stem-changing verbs (e:i). 2. Irregular first-person forms. 3. Indirect object pronouns. Communication:
Investigating a crime: talking to victims, suspects, and witnesses, dealing with the victim of a health condition.
Lección 8.
Casos de maltrato de miembros de la familia. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar:
1. Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns. 2. Special construction with gustar, doler, and hacer falta. 3. Direct and indirect object pronouns used together. Communication:
Investigating domestic abuse: dealing with the victim and the abuser.
Lección 9.
La prueba de alcohol. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. Possessive pronouns. 2. Command forms: Ud. and Uds. 3. Reflexive constructions. 4. Uses of object pronouns with command forms. Communication: Traffic police: stopping and interviewing drivers, administering a sobriety test, giving detailed directions.
Lección 10.
La policía investiga un robo. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The preterit of regular verbs. 2. The preterit of ser, ir and dar. 3. Uses of por and para
Communication: Investigating a burglary: Interviewing victims and witnesses on location
Lectura 2: RECOMENDACIONES PARA PREVENIR EL ROBO EN LAS TIENDAS. REPASO (LECCIONES 6-10).
Lección 11.
¡Más robos! Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. Time expressions with hacer. 2. Irregular preterits. 3. The preterit of stem-changing verbs (e:i and o:u). 4. Command forms: tú. Communication: Investigating a burglary: Reporting a robbery, Interviewing victims at the police station.
Lección 12.
Con un agente de la sección de transito. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The imperfect tense. 2. The past progressive. 3. The preterit contrasted with the imperfect
4. En and a as equivalents of at. Communication: Traffic police: giving a ticket, issuing a warning, talking to a woman who left her baby in a locked car.
Lección 13.
Un accidente. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. Hace meaning ago. 2. Changes in meaning with the imperfect and preterit of conocer, saber, and querer. Communication:
Witnessing an accident: interviewing witnesses, talking to accident victims.
Lección 14.
Interrogatorios. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The past participle. 2. The present perfect tense. 3. The past perfect (pluperfect) tense. Communication: Interrogating a suspects.
Lección 15.
Con la policía secreta. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The future tense. 2. The conditional tense. Communication: Working undercover: infiltrating a gang, arresting solicitors of prostitution.
Lectura 3: SEGURIDAD DOMÉSTICA: ROBOS. EVITE EL ROBO DE SU AUTOMÓVIL. REPASO (LECCIONES 11-15).
Lección 16.
En una celda de detención preventive. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The present subjunctive. 2. The subjunctive with verbs of volition. Communication: Arresting and booking suspects: following established procedure before placing an arrested person in a detention cell.
Lección 17.
Una muchacha se escapa de su casa. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The subjunctive to express emotion. 2. The subjunctive with some impersonal expressions
Communication: Investigating runaways: talking to runaways and parents
Lección 18.
Una violación. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The subjunctive to express doubt, disbelief, and denial. 2. The subjunctive to express indefiniteness and nonexistence
Communication: Investigating rape: talking to rape victims on the phone and in person.
Lección 19.
Una tarde cualquiera. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The subjunctive after certain conjunctions. 2. The present perfect subjunctive. 3. Uses of the present perfect subjunctive. Communication: Dealing with the parents of minors, talking with people who tried to commit suicide, more on traffic violations.
Lección 20.
Otro día, por la mañana. Structures from Basic Spanish Grammar: 1. The imperfect subjunctive. 2. Uses of the imperfect subjunctive. 3. If clauses. Communication:
More on investigating robberies: trying to get permission to search a car, arresting a pickpocket, dealing with an illegal gathering.
Lectura 4: EN CASOS DE ASALTOS SEXUALES. REPASO (LECCIONES 16-20).
Appendix A: Introduction to Spanish Sounds and the Alphabet.
Appendix B: Verbs.
Appendix C: Useful Classroom Expressions.
Appendix D: Weights and Measures.
Spanish-English Vocabulary.
English-Spanish Vocabulary.
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