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Law Enforcement Offi cer’s evaluati on comments relati ng to Gary L. Ermoian and Practi cal Spanishfor the Working Lawman:Gary is one of the bett er instructors. His material is well organized and he has an excellentpresentati on...I progressed from no understanding of Spanish to being able to understand enough to answer simplequesti ons. It was directed at the language a police offi cer needs.I learned a great deal...more than I thought I would about Spanish, and can now communicateeff ecti vely with Hispanics in the fi eld situati ons. I frequently encounter non-English speaking Hispanicsand I will fi nd this course helpful.I have seen a general increase in Spanish-speaking people in Concord. It taught me language I can useat work...Gives a strong start...very up to date and practi cal. [Gary] has an excellent teaching mannerism...perfect for cops...I feel that I learned a lot ...I’m inspired to try to learn more Spanish. ...Good phrases that are appropriatein law enforcement.I now feel that I can communicate on a basic level in Spanish. It is very helpful today to speak someSpanish in law enforcement.I had two semesters of Spanish and I got more out of this than both semesters. Content and vocabularyvery appropriate for a police offi cer’s needs.More and more I fi nd the need for understanding and speaking Spanish. [Practi cal Spanish for theWorking Lawman] Very practi cal use of the language and should assist in doing the job bett er.My comprehension of Spanish has augmented considerably since the completi on of this course. It wasdesigned for the specifi cs of our occupati on. This instructor was very good...he was understanding,considerate and easy to learn from.Provides a necessary background in Spanish for the use on the street. It provides assistance with alanguage that offi cers run into more and more...The book and tape are organized very well and fl owtogether very well...I learned practi cal phrases for everyday use on the street. It will help me to communicate moreeffi ciently with people who speak Spanish. [Practi cal Spanish for the Working Lawman] very wellpresented. Organized and covered the necessary basics to start us speaking Spanish.Well organized and easy to understand.I feel I have a good basic understanding now, so that I can work further on it [Spanish] myself.