Spanish for Health Careis the first book in the series Spanish at Work,published by Prentice Hall. This one-volume text integrates thematically related vocabulary, grammar, and culture and focuses students on pragmatic, real-world language. With an emphasis on learning to communicate appropriately in real-life situations, students master need-to-know phrases and vocabulary quickly and efficiently. Highlights: Spanish for Health Carecontains an introductory chapter, 10 core chapters, and 2 review chapters. The modular format of the chapter is evenly paced. Each of the two modules contains two vocabulary and two grammar sections. Summary vocabulary lists are included at the end of each chapter. End-of-chapter synthesis activities provide ample opportunities for four-skills practice. Careful and consistent progression of activities enables students to internalize the material by providing enough practice for students to feel comfortable communicating in real-life situations. The readings in Algo masrepresent a wide variety of Spanish-speaking cultures that relate to the chapter theme. Real-world activities follow each reading, connecting students to the world beyond the classroom. An audio CD-ROM program accompanies the student text. A workbook and Web site www.prenhall.com/rushprovide abundant opportunities for more practice in formats that appeal to a variety of students. Also in the Spanish at Workseries: Spanish for BusinessRush, Patricia is the author of 'Spanish for Health Care' with ISBN 9780130409461 and ISBN 0130409464.