Espresate Chapter 8 Vocabulary

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a la vez

at the same time

los adelantos

advances

la agenda electrónica

electronic planner

el (la) auxiliar administrativo(a)/médico(a)/de laboratorio

administrative/medical/laboratory assistant

cambiar

to change

competente

competent

el contestador automático

answering machine

decidirse a infinitive

to decide to

la desventaja

disadvantage

empeorar

to make worse

enseguida

right away

en un santiamén

instantly

Eso me resulta fácil/bastante difícil

That's easy/pretty difficult for me

Está fuera de/a mi alcance

It's outside/within my reach

facilitar

to facilitate

la fotocopiadora

photocopier

el hombre/la mujer de negocios

businessman/businesswoman

hoy (en) día

these days

inmediatamente

immediately

Lo puedo hacer

I can do it

Me cuesta trabajo (hacer)

It takes a lot of work for me (to do)...

mejorar

to improve

No me es nada difícil

It's not hard for me at all

el robot

robot

sembrar

to plant

Soy capaz de (hacer)...

I am capable of (doing)...

tratar de...(infinitive)

to try to

el talento

talent

la tecnología

technology

utilizar

to utilize

la aventaja

advantage

la vida diaria

daily life

el (la) voluntario(a)

volunteer

Está más claro ahora

It's clearer now

Hay algo que se me escapa

There's something I can't quite grasp

No logro entender...

I can't seem to understand...

No me cabe en la cabeza

I don't get

¡Vaya! Por fin capto la idea.

Aha! I finally get the idea.

¡Ya caigo!

I get it!

actualizar

to update

el ambiente de trabajo

work environment

los beneficios

benefits

la carrera

career

los compañeros de trabajo

colleagues

conseguir

to obtain

el currículum (vitae)

resumé

dirigir

to direct

donar tiempo a una causa

to donate time to a cause

el (la) empleado(a)

employee

el empleo a tieso completo/medio tiempo

full-time/part-time job

la empresa

company

la entrevista

interview

Muy estimado(a)

Dear...

el (la) gerente

manager

el horario

schedule

el jefe, la jefa

boss

Le/Les adjunto un(a)

I'm enclosing a...

Muy atentamente,

Most sincerely,

Por medio de la presente...

The purpose of this letter is...

el puesto (de trabajo)

position (for work)

Reciba un cordial saludo,

Kind regards

requerir

to require

los requisitos

requirements

salario

salary

el seguro (médico)

(medical) insurance

solicitar

to apply, to ask for

la solicitud

application

supervisar

to supervise

Me gustar

...

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