In most introductory Spanish classes, you learn phrases such as "¿dónde está la biblioteca?" or "where is the library?"
In a small classroom in the University of Rochester's School of Medicine and Dentistry, 16 students sat laboring over the gerund in "la muela me esté doliendo," or "my molar is hurting."
Among all the courses on anatomy and biology, as well as the required clinical work, UR's medical school also offers Spanish classes. The idea was spawned by med students.
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