COMMON VOCABULARY

Expressions

Bon dia – Bona tarda
Good morning – Good afternoon

Hola – Adéu – A reveure – Fins demà
Hello – Goodbye – See you – See you tomorrow

Matí – Migdia – Tarda – Nit
Morning – Midday – Afternoon – Evening/night

Abans-d'ahir – Ahir – Avui – Demà – Demà passat
The day before yesterday – Yesterday – Today – Tomorrow – The day after tomorrow

Dilluns – Dimarts – Dimecres – Dijous – Divendres – Dissabte – Diumenge
Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday

La setmana passada – Aquesta setmana – La setmana vinent
Last week – This week – Next week

El mes passat – Aquest mes – El mes vinent
Last month – This month – Next month

Si us plau – Gràcies – Moltes gràcies – De res
Please – Thanks – Thanks very much – You're welcome

Sí – D'acord – Em va bé
Yes – OK – It's convenient for me

No – No puc – No em va bé
No – I can't – It's not convenient for me

Ho sento. No ho entenc – M'ho pot repetir?
Sorry. I don't understand – Could you repeat that?

M'ho pot lletrejar?
Could you spell that out for me?

M'ho pot apuntar?
Could you write that down for me?

Més aviat – Més tard
Earlier – Later

BASIC VOCABULARY RELATED TO BANKING SERVICES

Insurance
Guarantee
Interest calculation
Shortage / exemption period
Fee
Current account

  • Information on the numbering of Spanish bank accounts:

Information Bank Branch

 Check digits 

Account number
 Number of digits (numbers) 4 digits 4 digits  2 digits  10 digits

Mortgage account
Contract for opening an account
Renewal contract
Overdraft
Discount
Cancellation expenses
Formalisation expenses
Currency
Issue
Current account statement
Fixed interest
Variable interest
Credit limit
Settlement
Bill of exchange
Savings book

  • Information on the sections of a passbook

Date Item Amount debited/credited in € Amount debited/credited in PTA Balance
in €
Balance in PTA Verification
1
2
3
4

Loss
Pension plan
Credit policy
Mortgage
Personal loan
Provision of funds
Fee
Bank paper
Profitability
Balance
Subtraction
Book of drafts
Chequebook
Book of fuel cheques
Credit card
Debit card
Annual percentage rate (APR)
Period / instalment
Rate of depreciation
Interest rate
Exchange rate
Holder
Bank transfer
Cheque payable to bearer
Certified cheque
Cheque to order
Cheque to be paid into an account

BASIC VOCABULARY RELATED TO EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

Full time
Part time
Dismissal for disciplinary reasons
Intermittent cyclical activity
Discountable
Discount on company payment to the Social Security system
Work centre
Certificate
Clauses
Notification of an appeal for intermittent workers
Notification of employment contract extension
Parts of a wage (basic wage, extra payments, bonus)
Employment contract for a temporary post
Employment contract with a fixed duration
Employment contract with a fixed duration, established for social purposes or to promote work in the agricultural sector
Apprenticeship contract
Work-experience contract
Permanent full-time employment contract
Permanent part-time employment contract
Employment contract for unemployed workers
Permanent employment contract
Collective agreement
Training centre details
Days taken into account
Days worked in last month
Settlement document
Contract duration
Temporary worker employed for production-related reasons
Social exclusion
Intermittent workers
Education / training
Distance learning
Presence-based theoretical learning
Professional rank
Extra hours
Weekly hours
Net amount
Compensation
Temporary post
Full-time working day
Part-time working day
Temporary part-time contract for sharing a job with a semi-retired worker
Not discountable
Specific task or service
Proportional amount of other extra payments
Proportional amount of profits
Proportional amount of extra payment corresponding to June
Proportional amount of extra payment corresponding to Christmas
Proportional amount corresponding to holidays
Trial period
Work experience
Apportionment
Gross payment (daily, weekly or monthly)
Company's current system for determining professional rank
Suspension of contract
Periodic intermittent work
Annual holidays

 

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Personal details

Forename and surnames
Address
Telephone numbers
Date and place of birth
Tax ID number / Foreigner ID number
Email address


Education and training

Education
Describe your state-regulated studies, starting with the most recent year and working backwards.

Example 1:
2004-2000: Degree in ... specialising in ... from the University of ...
2000-1996: Higher secondary education at … Secondary School

Example 2:
2004: Occupational training course on ... at the … school in … (place)
2002: Primary education at the … school in … (place)


Additional training
Describe any non-state-regulated courses you may have taken.

Examples:
Food handling licence
IT courses
Language courses

Knowledge of languages
Include any languages that you know well (even if you have not studied them). Example:

            Proficient        Intermediate        Spoken only
Catalan  x
Spanish  x
French                             x
English                            x
Arabic      x
(etc.)

Professional experience
List the different places in which you have been employed, starting with the most recent year and working backwards. Give the name and location of each company, state the dates between which you worked there and describe the job you did.

IT skills
Describe your IT skills, even if you never taken an IT course:
Text processors or office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
Mail programs and internet browsers
Image processors, etc.

Other information
In this section (and if applicable), you can state that you have a driving licence, that you have worked for an NGO or a social organisation, that you enjoy teamwork, that you are a receptive person who learns quickly, etc.