SPECTATOR COLLEGE

Glossary: A rough start for graduates

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article A rough start for graduates, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article A rough start for graduates, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

accident insurance - úrazové poistenie
achieve - dosiahnuť
automotive industry - automobilový priemysel
average - priemer
broad - široký
catering industry - pohostinstvá
college -vysoká škola
compulsory school attendance - povinná školská dochádzka
confectioner - cukrár
contribution - príspevok
correspond - odpovedať
cover - pokrývať
cycle - cyklus
decrease - znížiť
degree - stupeň
desire - túžba
despite - napriek
development - vývoj
discourage - odradiť
drop - klesnúť
eligible - spôsobilý
enrol - prihlásiť sa
environment - prostredie
expenses - náklady
factoring - brať do úvahy
full-time study - denné/prezenčné štúdium
graduate - absolvent
grammar school - stredná škola
gross monthly wage - hrubá mesačná mzda
hinder - brániť
chair - predseda
chamber of commerce - obchodná komora
impact - účinok
industry - priemysel
inflation - inflácia
instance - príklad
insufficient - nedostatočný
interconnection - prepojenie
labour market - pracovný trh
labour office - úrad práce
long-term - dlhodobý
measure - opatrenie
obtain - získať
on-the-job training - absolventská prax
opportunity - príležitosť
partial - čiastočný
participation - účasť
particular - konkrétny
peak - špičkový
proper - vhodný
propose - navrhovať
provide - poskytnúť
purpose - účel
rate - miera
refer - odkázať
regard - ohľad
relate - súvisieť
remuneration - odmena
re-qualify - prekvalifikovať
retailing - maloobchod
revision - novela
rhetorically - rečnícky
rough - drsný
salary - výplata
seeking - hľadanie
shift - posun
scholarly discipline - učebný odbor
significant - významný
solution - riešenie
struggle - bojovať
study field - študijný odbor
subsistence wage -životné minimum
suggest - navrhnúť
support - podpora
think tank - výskumná a poradenská organizácia
unemployment - nezamestnanosť
usher - uviesť
vocational profession - odborná profesia
wholesale - veľkoobchod


This glossary is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Sugarbooks, a distributor of foreign language books.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Theme: Spectator College

Read more articles by the topic

Top stories

PM Matovič hints at stricter measures after coronavirus cases surge

The number of new coronavirus-positive cases has been increasing the most since April.

Illustrative stock photo

Volkswagen Slovakia could receive a €500-million investment

The Igor Matovič cabinet is promising to establish a training centre, build rental flats and improve public transport for the carmaker to win the investment.

PM Igor Matovič, second from right, meeting with VW Slovakia representatives - Oliver Grünberg, the Chairman of the Board of Volkswagen Slovakia, and Andreas Tostmann, second and third from left.

Nice but also aggressive. Immigration experience in Slovakia often depends on the officers handling it

Ombudswoman looks at the Foreigners' Police. She sees room for improvement in personal capacities, general information in foreign languages, language skills of officers and use of the electronic system.

In front of the Foreigners' Police in Bratislava