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Ch 19: At Work: Job Terms in Spanish

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Watch online Spanish video lessons and take quick quizzes to learn about present perfect verb conjugations, vocabulary useful for discussing jobs, the preterite tense of 'ir' and more.

At Work: Job Terms in Spanish - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Use the instructional videos in this chapter to get the hang of conjugating verbs - like anunciar, solicitar, emplear, and jubilarse - in the present perfect tense. Instructors can also help you develop an understanding of words and phrases you might use to discuss your day at work and walk you through practice activities designed to give you extra exposure to this vocabulary. Video lessons, transcripts and self-assessment quizzes included in this chapter are designed to teach you how to do the following:

  • Discuss employment using the proper Spanish vocabulary
  • Use verbs conjugated in the present perfect tense
  • Form past participles or regular and irregular verbs
  • Understand written and spoken conversations about work

Video Objectives
Spanish Vocabulary: Job-Specific Terms Memorize a set of job-specific vocabulary, including beneficios, solicitud, la hoja de vida, el turno de dia, empleador, entrevista, puesto, titulado, de jornada completa, de media jornada, currículo, vacaciones, and sueldo.
Spanish Grammar: The Past Participle Learn how to use irregular and regular past participle forms.
Spanish Grammar: The Present Perfect Tense Examine the formation of the present perfect tense.
Practice Activity: Read Classified Ads in Spanish Read a set of sample classified job ads to solidify your understanding of related vocabulary terms.
Practice Activity: Listen to Work Descriptions in Spanish Listen as people use preterite and present perfect tenses to describe their day at work.

7 Lessons in Chapter 19: At Work: Job Terms in Spanish
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Spanish Vocabulary: Job-Specific Terms

1. Spanish Vocabulary: Job-Specific Terms

Job-specific terms are a must when trying to find a job in a Spanish-speaking country. Learn Spanish words and phrases to go job-hunting and practice vocabulary through an example job interview.

Spanish Grammar: The Past Participle

2. Spanish Grammar: The Past Participle

The past participle in Spanish grammar is a verb form used as an adjective or in compound tenses. Discover regular past participles, irregular past participles, and past participles used as adjectives in this lesson.

Spanish Grammar: The Present Perfect Tense

3. Spanish Grammar: The Present Perfect Tense

The present perfect tense expresses an action or an event that happened at an indefinite time in the past. Learn the present tense conjugation of 'haber,' explore the past participle, and practice your new knowledge of the present perfect.

Practice Activity: Read Classified Ads in Spanish

4. Practice Activity: Read Classified Ads in Spanish

Looking at job ads is one of the main methods for finding a job. Practice your Spanish grammar and vocabulary skills in this activity by reading classified ads in Spanish.

Practice Activity: Listen to Work Descriptions in Spanish

5. Practice Activity: Listen to Work Descriptions in Spanish

Work descriptions are an essential part of any language, including Spanish. Complete this Spanish practice activity about listening to a friend's work day.

Formal Greetings in Spanish: Words & Phrases

6. Formal Greetings in Spanish: Words & Phrases

When you go to the Spanish-speaking world, you greet people you see for the first time, like a potential employer or business partner. For this reason, it is important to know how to use formal greetings. We will learn formal Spanish greetings in this lesson.

Construction Terms in Spanish

7. Construction Terms in Spanish

Words like 'construction worker', 'bricks' and 'cement' come in handy if you plan to deal with Spanish speakers when building a house or for any construction project. This lesson gives you some useful terminology and common phrases you can use.

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