• Estonian course for beginners
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  • 1 Estonian alphabet
  • 2 Estonian pronunciation
  • 3 Estonian keyboard and how to type letters
  • 4 How to say hello in Estonian [0/2]
  • 5 Introducing yourself in Estonian [0/2]
  • 6 Telling the time in Estonian [0/2]
  • 7 Numbers and counting in Estonian [0/3]
  • 8 Days of the week, months and seasons in Estonian [0/3]
  • 9 Describing people and characters in Estonian [0/2]
  • 10 Describing the family in Estonian [0/3]
  • 11 Colours in Estonian [0/3]
  • 12 Body parts in Estonian [0/3]
  • 13 Clothes in Estonian [0/3]
  • 14 Animal names in Estonian [0/3]
  • 15 Order food in Estonian [0/3]
  • 16 Birthday wishes and congratulations in Estonian [0/2]
  • 17 Asking for directions in Estonian [0/3]
  • 18 Grocery shopping in Estonian [0/3]
  • 19 Expressing feelings in Estonian [0/2]
  • 20 How to say I love you in Estonian [0/2]
  • 21 Talking about hobbies in Estonian [0/2]
  • 22 Talk about the weather in Estonian [0/2]
  • 23 Describing your home in Estonian [0/2]
  • 24 Travel and transportation in Estonian [0/2]
  • 25 Business words in Estonian [0/2]
  • Business words in Estonian

    Exercises

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    1. Exercise: business vocabulary Score -/-
    2. Exercise: office vocabulary Score -/-

    This lesson will teach you the vocabulary related to work. You will learn the words about the work place, office supplies and some expressions about doing business in Estonian.

    People at work

    employee

    English Estonian
    Person Inimene
    People Inimesed
    Staff Personal
    Boss Ülemus
    Colleague Kolleeg
    Coworker Töökaaslane
    Employee Töötaja
    Employer Tööandja
    Manager Juhataja
    Competitor Konkurent
    Supplier Varustaja

    Examples

    • Mu ülemus on väga nõudlik. --- My boss is very demanding.
    • Ma saan oma töökaaslastega hästi läbi. --- I get along well with my coworkers.
    • Meie parim töötaja sai ametikõrgenduse ning nüüd on ta juhataja. --- Our best employee got a promotion and now he is a manager.

     

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    Work related expressions

    money

    English Estonian
    Work Töö
    To work Töötama
    Job Töökoht
    Task Ülesanne
    Presentation Ettekanne
    Meeting Koosolek
    Conference Konverents
    Company Ettevõte
    Entrepreneur Ettevõtja
    Appointment Kohtumine
    Interview Intervjuu
    Negotiations Läbirääkimised
    Agreement Kokkulepe
    Opportunity Võimalus
    Industry Tööstus
    Economy Majandus
    Result Tulemus
    Performance Sooritus
    Achievement Saavutus
    Mistake Viga
    To make a mistake Eksima
    Insurance Kindlustus
    Promotion Ametikõrgendus

    presentation

    Examples

    • Sellel ettevõttel on palju töötajaid. --- This company has a lot of employees.
    • Ülemusel on palju kohtumisi. --- The boss has many appointments.
    • Ülemus soovib näha tulemusi. --- The boss would like to see the results.
    • Läbirääkimised konkurendiga võtsid kaua aega. --- The negotiations with the competitor took a long time.
    • Kas sa tahaksid olla ise ettevõtja või töötaja? --- Would you like to be an entrepreneur yourself or an employee?

     

    Office supplies

    work

    English Estonian
    Office Kontor
    Desk Laud
    Computer Arvuti
    Laptop Sülearvuti
    Notebook Märkmik
    Pen Pastakas
    Printer Printer
    Scanner Skanner
    Stapler Klammerdaja
    Trash can Prügikast

    Examples

    • Prügikast on laua all. --- The trash can is under the desk.

    • Palun võta oma sülearvuti kaasa. --- Please bring your own laptop.

    • Mu kontor on väga hubane. --- My office is very cosy.

     

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