9780071494786

Perfect Phrases In Spanish For The Hotel and Restaurant Industries 500 + Essential Words and Phrases for Communicating with Spanish-Speakers

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    9780071494786

  • ISBN10:

    0071494782

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-27
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Speak with your Spanish-speaking employees--no prior knowledge of Spanish needed!Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industriesgives 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 habitacion.(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 workWithPerfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries, 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 (Barrons, 1996), Domino lo basico (Barrons, 2003), Pronunce it Perfectly in Spanish (Barrons, 2005), Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused (McGraw-Hill, 2003), and Correct Your Spanish Blunders (McGraw-Hill, 2004).

Table of Contents

Pronunciation Guidelines
Cultural Guidelines
Spanish Basics
Perfect Spanish Phrases for Restaurant and Hotel Staff Resources•
English-Spanish
Glossary•
Spanish-English
Glossary
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