English for Green Industry

English for Green Industry

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Spanish for the Green Industry is written for introductory Spanish courses in Horticulture and Agronomy departments or for introductory Spanish courses in Modern Language departments that service an agricultural student body. English for the Green Industry teaches industry-specific beginning English to Latino labor forces. This will largely be taught through continuing education departments or through Cooperative Extension agents in Agricultural schools. This effective training program, consisting of a text, flash cards, and an audio tape, enables students to learn industry-specific Spanish/English vocabulary necessary to carry out work-related tasks. Students will know how to assign and follow up on tasks as well as to correct and praise behavior. Topics include maintenance, construction, irrigation, safety, and information pertaining to both commercial and residential sites.show more

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  • Paperback | 245 pages
  • 208.3 x 276.9 x 13mm | 562.46g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130480436
  • 9780130480439

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English for the Green Industry will help the user become a more confident, effective and productive employee. The information in this text will empower the user with the communication and cross-cultural leadership skills necessary to be successful working with English-speaking co-workers. Features of this basic, practical text include: Anglo and Latino cultural explanationsIndustry-specific vocabulary and picturesShort, basic review exercisesCrossword puzzlesCommon dialoguesRole play/Oral exercisesAudio tape cassette/pronunciation guideEnglish-Spanish/Spanish-English dictionariesshow more

Table of contents

1. Greetings. 2. Training, Praise, and Question Words. 3. The Calendar, Numbers, and Time. 4. Family and Work Personnel. 5. Rapport-Building Phrases. 6. Safety and Health Phrases and Terms. 7. Tools and Equipment Terms and Actions. 8. Grounds Maintenance Terms and Actions. 9. Materials and Containers. 10. Nursery Terms and Actions. 11. Commercial and Residential Sites. 12. Directions and Locations. 13. Water, Spraying, and Irrigation. 14. Golf Course and Fishing Terms and Actions. English/Spanish Dictionary. Spanish/English Dictionary.show more