|Lessons |Verbs| Dialogs|Travel |Vocabulary |Grammar |Downloads |Links |Registration |Home |Comments|


Tipos de Negocios II/ Types of Businesses

AUDIO: Click on an underlined word for audio; to hear the word again, click on the PLAY button of the audio player to maximize the use of your computer's resources. More info.

CULTURAL NOTES: Spanish business people tend to be conservative and formal on the first meeting; however, they loosen up and become very friendly after a few meetings. It is recommended to begin speaking by using usted instead of . If they tell you, "Me puede tutear," which means "you may use tú to address me, " you may use . Go slowly in establishing a relationship and avoid taking a lead in addressing your foreign counterpart on a first name basis unless he/ she asks you to do so.

WORDS TO LEARN: Please, repeat aloud each example.

subsidiario, sociedad filial ( m ), ( f ), ( adj ) subsidiary
empresa conjunta ( f ), -o ( adj ) joint venture
propiedades ( f pl ) holdings
socio colectivo, socio general ( m ), -a ( adj ), ( m ), ( adj ) general partner
gerente ( mf ) manager



Personal Pronouns: Using pronouns. Review rules.


First, click on slow/normal for audio. While it is being downloaded, select the option you consider the most appropriate within the context of the sentence. Click on the arrow for your choices. Please, repeat aloud each example.


Darío: Mucho gusto. Yo soy Darío González, el de Acme.

Ana: El gusto es mío. Soy Ana Pérez, la de la sociedad filial.

Darío: Ud. debe estar informada que nuestra compañía ha creado una para ser el líder de la industria de los quesos.

Ana: Sí, estoy muy al tanto. Creo que la consolidación de las será ventajosa.

Darío: Éso esperamos. Planeamos expandirnos globalmente y abrir otros en otros distritos.


For answers and translations, click HERE





|Lessons |Verbs| Dialogs|Travel |Vocabulary |Grammar |Downloads |Links |Registration |Home |Comments|

© Copyright 1999-2003 businessspanish.com. All rights reserved.