9780071494779

Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Gardening and Landscaping 500 + Essential Words and Phrases for Communicating with Spanish-Speakers

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    9780071494779

  • ISBN10:

    0071494774

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Talk with your Spanish-speaking employees--no prior knowledge of Spanish needed!Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Gardening and Landscapinggives you more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to the landscaping industry, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to say immediately.For example: Cover with mulch.Cubra con mulchin.(KOO-brah kohn mool-CHEENG)Use acid fertilizer here.Use fertilizante acido aqui.(OO-seh fehr-tee-lee-SAHN-teh AH-see-thoh ah-KEE)Use a rake.Use un rastrillo.(OO-seh oon rah-STREE-yoh)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 workWithPerfect Phrases in Spanish for Gardening and Landscaping, you can overcome the language barrier and develop a more collaborative, productive workplace environment.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Pronunciation Guidelines
Cultural Guidelines
Spanish Basics
Perfect Spanish Phrases for Gardeners and Landscapers
Resources•
English-Spanish
Glossary•
Spanish-English
Glossary
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