Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Construction

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Talk with your Spanish-speaking employees—no prior knowledge of Spanish needed!

Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Construction gives you more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to working on commercial and residential job sites, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to say immediately.

Space the wall studs sixteen inches apart. Clave los montantes a una distancia de ...

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Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Construction: 500 + Essential Words and Phrases for Communicating with Spanish-Speakers

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Overview

Talk with your Spanish-speaking employees—no prior knowledge of Spanish needed!

Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Construction gives you more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to working on commercial and residential job sites, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to say immediately.

Space the wall studs sixteen inches apart. Clave los montantes a una distancia de dieciséis pulgadas.

(KLAH-beh lohs mohn-TAHN-tess ah oo-nah dee-STAHN-s'yah deh d'yeh-see-SACE pool-GAH-thahs)

Put up the walls. Pare las paredes. (PAH-reh lahs-pah-REH-thess)

Use the bulldozer. Use la niveladora. (OO-seh lah nee-bell-ah-THOR-ah)

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 Construction, you can overcome the language barrier and develop a more comfortable, productive environment at your worksite.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071494755
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/14/2008
  • Series: Perfect Phrases Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 353,700
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Yates teaches Spanish at George Washington University. She has also taught Spanish as a second language on the high school and community college levels and to adults in the workplace. She is the author of several books on Spanish and ESL including the bestselling Master the Basics: English, Domino lo basico, Pronunce it Perfectly in Spanish, Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused, and Correct Your Spanish Blunders.

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Table of Contents

Pronunciation GuidelinesCultural GuidelinesSpanish BasicsPerfect Spanish Phrases for ConstructionResources• English-Spanish Glossary• Spanish-English Glossary

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    Love the book

    It is a great book and i am well on the way to knowing spanish!

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