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Tech Talk pre-intermediate wordlist

Unit 1
analyse (v) analizar
analysis (n) anlisis
architect (n) arquitecto
arrive (v) llegar
astronaut (n) astronauta
bank (n) banco
bargain (v) negociar / regatear
be responsible for (v) estar a cargo de
best (adj) mejor
borrow (v) tomar prestado
boss (n) jefe
box (n) caja
brother (n) hermano
building (n) edificio
cable (n) cable
carry (v) llevar
catch (e.g. a bus) (v) coger / tomar
construct (v) construir
construction (n) construccin
construction company (n) constructora
credit card company (n) compaa expendedora de tarjetas de crdito
database (n) base de datos
debug (v) depurar / limpiar
development engineer (n) ingeniero de obra
disk drive (n) unidad de disco
electrical engineer (n) electricista
equip (v) equipar
equipment (n) equipo
fault (n) fallo
field service engineer (n) tcnico de campo
geologist (n) gelogo
greet (v) dar la bienvenida
help desk technician (n) tcnico recepcionista
husband (n) marido
identification/ID (n) identidad
inspect (v) inspeccionar
inspection (n) inspeccin
inventory (n) inventario
journey (n) viaje
keep (v) mantener / quedarse con
laboratory technician (n) tcnico de laboratorio
laptop (n) ordenador porttil
leave (v) marcharse
luxury model (n) modelo de lujo
maintain (v) mantener
maintenance (n) mantenimiento
maintenance engineer (n) tcnico de mantenimiento
mechanic (n) mecnico
negotiate (v) negociar
negotiation (n) negociacin
night shift (n) turno de noche
office equipment manufacturer (n) fabricante de equipamiento de oficina
passport (n) pasaporte
pharmaceutical company (n) compaa farmacutica
plant (factory) (n) fbrica
pocket calculator (n) calculadora de bolsillo
produce (v) producir

production (n) produccin


production planner (n) planificador de produccin
provide (v) suministrar
quality controller (n) controlador de calidad
replace (v) reemplazar
sample (n) muestra
screwdriver (n) destornillador
secure (v) asegurar
security (n) seguridad
shift (n) turno
shipment (n) cargamento
sister (n) hermana
software (n) software
software engineer (n) tcnico de software
solve (v) resolver
special clothing (n) ropa especial
specification (n) especificacin
specify (v) especificar
specimen (n) especimen
spend (v) gastar
standard model (n) modelo estndar
stock (n) existencias
successful (adj) de xito
tape measure (n) cinta mtrica
tax collector (n) cobrador de impuestos
test (n) prueba
test (v) probar
torch (n) linterna
troubleshoot (v) solucionar problemas
truck driver (n) camionero
update (v) actualizar
visitor (n) visitante
warehouse (n) almacn
warehouse manager (n) responsible de almacn
wife (n) esposa
work (v) trabajar
workplace (n) lugar de trabajo
worst (adj) peor

Useful phrases
Do you want me to give you a lift? Quieres que te lleve en mi coche?
Go ahead. Adelante!
Help yourself. Sirvete t mismo
How are you doing? Cmo vas? / Qu tal vas?
How do you do? Cmo ests?
Id love Me gustara
Ill be getting along then. Bueno, me voy a ir
Im afraid Me temo que
It was a pleasure. Ha sido un placer
Its great to see you again. Es un placer verle de nuevo
Nice to meet you. Encantado de conocerle
Not at all. En absoluto
Thank you for coming. Gracias por venir
Thanks, thats very kind of you. Gracias, es muy amable de su parte
What do you do? Qu haces?
Whats the job? En qu trabajas?
Youre welcome. Es un placer.