In this quick audio lesson, you will learn how to explain Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish. In our Spanish for Prenatal Care premium lessons, we counsel a patient to avoid alcohol, tobacco and other toxins in pregnancy. Furthermore, we explain in Spanish why this is important. What follows is an excerpt from one of these lessons. First, you will learn how to say Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish. Then, after reviewing the key vocabulary, we will list the characteristics of these disorders.
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish0:56
Los trastornos del espectro alcólico fetal
Breaking it down…
fetal alcohol (to describe “el espectro”)
Explanation of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish
Este tipo de trastornos puede causar discapacidades intelectuales, discapacidades del desarrollo, problemas de conducta, rasgos faciales anormales, trastornos del corazón, de los riñones, de los huesos y de los oídos.
Before listing the characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, let’s review the vocabulary.
Now let’s list the characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Spanish.2:41
Este tipo de trastornos puede causar…
This type of disorders can cause…
discapacidades del desarrollo,
problemas de conducta,
rasgos faciales anormales,
abnormal facial features,
trastornos del corazón, de los riñones, de los huesos y de los oídos.
disorders of the heart, of the kidneys, of the bone and of the ears.
Gracias por escuchar
…to Elizabeth Cortez, my Spanish teacher at the San Pedro Spanish School, who provided most of the Spanish for this audio lesson. We based these lessons covering prenatal care on recommendations in Spanish from the NIH website.
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