Now you'll know what to say at the right time in any situation ESL specialist Natalie Gast knows from her experience that the workplace presents some unique situations. In this book she presents scenarios, business slang, and other linguistic issues that typical language texts don’t go into--for example, how to break the ice with small talk or ask for clarification. These hundreds of phrases will help you not only survive but thrive in your chosen field.
USE JUST THE RIGHT PHRASES AND NAVIGATE DAILY LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES LIKE A NATIVE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH How do you ask for directions? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? How do you explain your allergies to a healthcare professional? This handy reference is your guide to surviving and thriving in the United States, whether as a visitor or as a long-term resident. Hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases will help you converse with people you meet, speak with business owners and their employees, and become engaged in U.S. society. Inside find examples of Perfect Phrases for . . . . . . the doctor: Are there any side effects with this medication? . . . the library: Do you have audiobooks? . . . the service station: My insurance company wants the estimate in writing. . . . the bank: I'd like to talk to someone about a home equity loan. . . . the dentist: This is where it hurts.
This book is designed for intermediate and advanced level English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) or English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) learners already in, or planning to be in, the workforce in the United States, and it will help you reinforce the skills you have in order to be more valuable to your employeer.
The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time You know that how you begin a business conversation or meeting sets the stage for success. But coming up with just the right words can be another matter. Perfect Phrases for Icebreakers has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases to get your interactions off on the right foot. From jump-starting meetings to motivating teams to turning any situation into a positive networking event, this streamlined guide provides you with the right words to: Highlight important topics in meetings or conversations Motivate people to share resources and support Add levity to personal or group interactions Inspire collaboration and creativity Pique curiosity about your message
500 + Essential Words and Phrases for Communicating with Spanish-Speakers
Author: Jean Yates
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Foreign Language Study
Speak with your Spanish-speaking employees--no prior knowledge of Spanish needed! Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries gives you more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to the hotel and restaurant fields, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to say immediately. For example: Knock before entering a room. Toque a la puerta antes de entrar en una habitación. (TOH-keh ah lah P'WEHR-tah ahn-tess deh en-TRAR en oo-nah ah-bee-tah-S'YOHN) Set up thirty tables for eight people each. Ponga treinta mesas para ocho personas cada una. (POHNG-gah TRAYN-tah MEH-sahs pah-rah OH-choh pehr-SOH-nahs kah-thah OO-nah) Beat the egg yolks. Bata las yemas. (BAH-tah lahs YEH-mahs) Learn the Spanish words and phrases for: exchanging pleasantries • interviewing potential employees • discussing pay rate and taxes • giving instructions • terminating an employee • establishing work hours • explaining safety and emergency procedures • praising good work With Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries, you can overcome the language barrier and develop a more collaborative, productive workplace environment.
THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME In today’s fast-moving economy and competitive climate, developing a creative, innovative workforce is absolutely essential for success. Perfect Phrases for Creativity and Innovation provides hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for building the kind of exciting, solution-driven work environment that turns average companies into industry leaders. From creating powerful teams to prioritizing ideas to rewarding success, this hands-on guide offers the language and proven tools to help you: Jump-start your own creativity Trigger whole-brain, divergent thinking in your employees Inspire teams to collaborate in new, effective ways Transform every team into an innovation machine
The book-only version of this intermediate manual, designed to help Spanish speakers learn idiomatic American English, was published in September '99. Now, Barron's is making the book available with a brand new cassettes package. The tapes allow listeners to compare their own English enunciation with the common correct enunciation. This book-and-cassettes program offers an informal, user-friendly approach to language learning. It assumes some basic knowledge of English on the student's part. With two 90-minute cassettes.
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Category: Business & Economics
Este libro está preparado especialmente para ayudarle a comunicarse en inglés con entrevistadores para empleos, gerentes y compañeros de oficina dentro del ambiente de trabajo norteamericano. La instrucción comienza con elementos básicos de pronunciación del inglés y listas con las palabras y frases más necesarias. Los capítulos siguientes le ayudan a: preparar solicitudes de trabajo en inglés, preguntar y responder en entrevistas de empleo, aprender palabras y frases necesarias en oficinas y fábricas, tratar con problemas médicos y emergencias en el trabajo.
The Oxford Beginner's Spanish Dictionary is a brand new guide to learning Spanish. Designed specifically for native English speaking adult learners who are either learning from scratch or refreshing lost language skills, it offers an easy to use dictionary, extra help with vocabulary, and essential information on the Spanish-speaking world. The dictionary is exceptionally easy to use, because it moves away from the traditional dictionary layout. All main translations are preceeded by an equals sign so that they are instantly identifiable, and all parts of the entry are spelt out in full, avoiding confusing jargon and abbreviations. Grammar and usage notes throughout the text warn of possible translation pitfalls, and thousands of example phrases show how the language is used in context. The centre section gives key information on the Spanish-speaking world: background on lifestyle and culture, tips on etiquette and interaction in the language, as well as a phrasefinder which provides useful phrases for use when travelling abroad. The Oxford Beginner's Spanish Dictionary is your essential companion to learning Spanish.