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Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries

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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.

Synopsis:

Break down the language barriers and enjoy better working relationships

Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries gives you the necessary phrases to communicate with your Spanish-speaking employees--no prior knowledge of Spanish needed! The book features more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to the restaurant and hotel fields, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to right away. From interviewing potential employees to discussing wages and every subject in between, Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries will help you conquer the language barrier in the workplace, leading to increased productivity and a more collaborative environment.

About 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 (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 GuidelinesCultural GuidelinesSpanish BasicsPerfect Spanish Phrases for Restaurant and Hotel StaffResources• English-Spanish Glossary• Spanish-English Glossary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071494786
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Spanish
Author:
Yates, Jean
Subject:
Spanish, Spanish-speaking workers, Spanish speakers, Spanish-speaking employees, Spanish employees, speaking with Spanish speakers, native Spanish speakers
Subject:
Business Phrasebooks
Subject:
Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Subject:
Spanish language
Subject:
Foreign Languages - Spanish
Copyright:
Series:
Perfect Phrases Series
Publication Date:
May 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
173
Dimensions:
7.93x6.56x.47 in. .41 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Break down the language barriers and enjoy better working relationships

Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries gives you the necessary phrases to communicate with your Spanish-speaking employees--no prior knowledge of Spanish needed! The book features more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to the restaurant and hotel fields, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to right away. From interviewing potential employees to discussing wages and every subject in between, Perfect Phrases in Spanish for the Hotel and Restaurant Industries will help you conquer the language barrier in the workplace, leading to increased productivity and a more collaborative environment.

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