• Slovak language course for beginners
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  • 1 Slovak alphabet and letters
  • 2 Slovak pronunciation [0/2]
  • 3 Slovak keyboard and how to type Slovak letters [0/3]
  • 4 Greetings and how to say Hello in Slovak [0/3]
  • 5 Introduce yourself in Slovak [0/2]
  • 6 Colours in Slovak [0/3]
  • 7 Numbers and counting in Slovak [0/4]
  • 8 Telling the time in Slovak [0/3]
  • 9 Talk about the weather in Slovak [0/3]
  • 10 Days of the week, months and seasons in Slovak [0/3]
  • 11 Body parts and head parts in Slovak [0/3]
  • 12 Food and drinks in Slovak [0/3]
  • 13 Order food in Slovak [0/3]
  • 14 Express opinions in Slovak [0/3]
  • 15 Feelings and emotions in Slovak [0/2]
  • 16 I love you in Slovak [0/3]
  • 17 Party and how to say Happy Birthday in Slovak [0/2]
  • 18 Asking directions in Slovak [0/2]
  • 19 Travel and transportation related words in Slovak [0/4]
  • 20 At the doctors vocabulary in Slovak [0/4]
  • 21 At the post office in Slovak [0/3]
  • 22 Describe the family in Slovak [0/3]
  • 23 Talking about hobbies in Slovak [0/3]
  • 24 Clothes in Slovak [0/4]
  • 25 House, room, furniture vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 26 Nature and animals names in Slovak [0/3]
  • 27 School and Classroom vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 28 Work related vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 29 Slovak names for countries and languages [0/2]
  • This lesson will teach you work vocabulary in Slovak. You will get familiar with people involved at work expressions and office supplies. Let´s start!

    People involved at work

    Let´s start with people involved at work:

    English Slovak
    people ľudia
    a boss šéf
    a manager manažér
    an employee zamestnanec
    an employer zamestnávateľ
    colleagues kolegovia
    a staff kolektív
    a competitor konkurent
    a supplier dodávateľ

     

    Work related expressions and business vocabulary

    Let´s have a look on a business vocabulary:

    English Slovak
    a work, a job práca
    a dresscode prikázané oblečenie
    a result výsledok
    a task úloha
    a presentation prezentácia
    a performance výkonnosť
    an end koniec
    an industry odvetvie
    a conference konferencia
    a company spoločnosť
    a help pomoc
    an end koniec
    an opportunity šanca, príležitosť
    a thing vec
    an appointement, a meeting stretnutie
    an insurance poistenie
    a negotiation vyjednávanie
    finished / unfinished dokončený / nedokončený
    important dôležitý

     

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    Examples

    • Šéf očakáva výsledky. = The boss expects results.
    • Šéf má veľa stretnutí. = The boss has a lot of appointements.
    • Zamestnanci majú šéfa. = The employees have a boss.
    • Spoločnosť má veľa zamestnancov. = The company has a lot of employees.
    • Do práce nosím oblek. = I dress in suit at work.
    • Idem dať prezentáciu. = I am going to give a presentation.

     

    Office supplies

    You can find these things in every office:

    English Slovak
    an office kancelária
    a desk stôl
    a computer počítač
    a diary diár
    a pen pero
    a pencil ceruzka
    a printer tlačiareň
    a scanner skener
    a ducktape lepiaca páska
    a stapler zošívačka
    a bin kôš

     

    Example dialog

    Let´s recap this lesson in a dialog.

    The boss: Dobrý deň. Na dnešnej konferencii budeme hovoriť o výsledkoch dokončených úloh, konkurentoch našej spoločnosti a vašich problémoch. (Good afternoon. On today´s conference we are going to talk about the results of the finished tasks, competitors of our company and your problems.)

    The manager: Ja ako manažér dám prezentáciu o nových príležitostiach. (Me as the manager, I will give a presentation about the new opportunities.)

    The boss: Začnime s vašimi sťažnosťami. (Let´s begin with your complains.)

    Karol: Ja a moji kolegovia, celý kolektív, by sme chceli hovoriť o zlých kanceláriach. (Me and my colleagues, the whole staff wants to talk about the bad offices.)

    Adam: Ja neznášam pomalú a starú tlačiareň! (I hate the slow and old printer!)

    Jana: Moja kancelária je fajn, ale mám priliš veľa stretnutí. Môj diár je plný! (My office is fine, but I have too many meetings. My diary is full!)

    Anna: Bez urážky šéf, ale toto prikázané oblečenie je katastrofa! (No offence boss, but this dresscode is a disaster!)

    The boss: Ďakujem za vaśe názory. (Thank you for your opinions.)

     

     

    Wow! You made it up till here! Let´s practice the vocabulary in our exercises!