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Glossary: Tourism numbers were down in 2014

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.

Štrbské Pleso is among the most popular destinations.Štrbské Pleso is among the most popular destinations. (Source: Sme)

As well as this special glossary, which relates to the articleTourism numbers were down in 2014, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abroad – v zahraničí

accommodation – ubytovanie

airline – letecká spoločnosť

annoy – hnevať

awareness – povedomie

benefit – ťažiť, profitovať

cellar – pivnica

contribute – prispieť

creation – vytvorenie

currency – mena

cycling tourism – cykloturistika

deficiency – nedostatok

destination – cieľ

discover – objaviť

encounter – stretnúť

equipment – zariadenie

experience – zažiť

extensive – značný

facility – zariadenie

fair – veľtrh

focus – zamerať sa

generosity – veľkorysosť

glad – šťastný

greeting – pozdrav

hiking – turistika

hire – najať

challenge – výzva

imperfection – nedokonalosť

improve – zlepšiť

income – príjem

indicator – ukazovateľ

innovation – novinka

inscribe – zapísať, vpísať

intelligence – spravodajská služba

lake – jazero

liveability – obývateľnosť, životné podmienky

lure – lákať

mediaeval – stredoveký

monument – pamiatka

mountains – hory, pohorie

obstacle – prekážka

offer – ponuka

opt – vybrať si

overall – celkový

overseas – v zámorí

perceive – vnímať

prefer – uprednostňovať

press release – tlačová správa

promotion – propagácia

prove – dokázať

ranking – rebríček

realise – uvedomovať si

reconstruction – rekonštrukcia

reflect – odraziť sa

remove – odstrániť

requirement – požiadavka

revitalise – oživiť

sanction – postih

season – sezóna

seek – hľadať

so-called – takzvaný

solve – vyriešiť

staff – zamestnanci

stagnation – viaznutie

stay – pobyt

story – príbeh

subsequent – nasledujúci

undergo – podstúpiť

uniqueness – jedinečnosť

unit – útvar

wine – víno

This glossary is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator  with the support of Petit Academy Foundation  and Orange Foundation .

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