Table 1

Language tasks summary

Language taskSpanishEnglish
Oral comprehensionUnable to understand oral commands Orders were not spelled outUnaffected
RepetitionUnable to repeat words or sentences Isolated letters/pseudowords not testedUnaffected
NominationPatient spelled the name of items presented, and then, he said the English whole word No paraphasias were presentUnaffected
ReadingLetter-by-letter strategy (not useful for sentences)Unaffected
WritingSpontaneous writing not possible Writing to copy was flawless Writing to dictation was unsuccessful (only performed with whole words)Unaffected