Les lieux de travail (ley lee-oeh-doeh-trah-vah-yyy) – Human relations: Part 3

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Les lieux de travail (ley lee-oeh-doeh-trah-vah-yyy) - Human relations: Part 3

Intro

Greetings, in the continuation of our series of human relations, let talk today about workplaces. There are many ways to say workplaces in French, but if you just say “Les lieux de travail” (Ley-lee-oeh-doeh-trah-vah-yyy) or “Domaine des fonctions” (Doh-maen-deh-fonk-seeonh), everyone will know what you are talking about. Please note that the phrase “Domaine des fonctions” refer to a larger group of work; it can even refer to a regional or national system of work.

Sample Problem

La compagnie.
This can also be used for acquaintance.
For example: He is in a company of his friends: “Il est en compagnie de ses amis” (Eel-aeh-onh-kompah-nyee-doeh-seh-zahmee) or “Ses amis l’accompagnent (Seh-zahmee-lah-kompa-nyeh).
Le département.
La division.
Le bureau.
Le boss/Le Chef/Le patron.
Le sous-chef.
Le PDG/Le President.
La réunion.
L’assise.
Les meubles du bureau.
La table.
La table de conférence.
La chaise/Les chaises.
Le stylo.
Les calepins/Les block-notes.
La présentation.
Les decisions.
Les stratégies/Les stratèges.
L’employé.
L’employeur.
L’emploie.
La demande d’emploi.
Les ressources humaines.
Les dossiers.
Le porte-parole.
Le planton.
Le courrier.
Le guichet.
Le coffre.
Le coffre-fort.
La signature.
Approuver – verbe.
L’ordinateur.
L’imprimante.
Le scarner.
La photocopieuse/ machine à copie.
Le téléphone
Le téléfax.

Solution

La compagnie (lah-kompah-nyee): A company.
This can also be used for acquaintance.
For example: He is in a company of his friends: “Il est en compagnie de ses amis” (Eel-aeh-onh-kompah-nyee-doeh-seh-zahmee) or “Ses amis l’accompagnent (Seh-zahmee-lah-kompa-nyeh).
Le département (loeh-day-pahr-toeh-monh): The department.
La division (lah-dee-vee-zeeonh): The division – talking about company.
Le bureau (leoh-bew-roh): The office.
Le boss/Le chef/Le patron (loeh-bohss/loeh-shaef/loeh-pah-tronh): The chief of staff, the boss.
Le sous-chef (loeh-suh-shaef): The assistant manager.
Le PDG/Le President (Leh-pay-day-jhay/loeh-pray-zee-donh): The CEO/The Chairman.
La réunion: (lah-ray-ew-neonh): The meeting.
L’assise: (lah-sees): The sitting.
Les meubles du bureau (ley-moehbl-dew-bew-roh): The office furnitures.
La table (lah-tahbl): The table.
La table de conférence (lah-tahbl-doeh-kom-fey-ranhs): The conference table.
La chaise/Les chaises (lah-shaez/ley-shaez): The chair/the chairs.
Le stylo (loeh-steeloh): The pen.
La présentation (Lah-pray-zanh-tah-seeonh): Presentation – Talking about PowerPoint.
Les calepins (ley-kahl-penh): The notes.
Les décisions (ley-day-see-zeeonh): The decisions.
Les stratégies (ley-strah-tay-jhee): The strategies to adopt.
L’employé (lahm-plwah-yay): The employee.
L’employeur (lahm-plwah-yoaer): The employer.
L’emploie (lahm-plwah): The job, the position, the work.
La demande d’emploi (lah-doeh-mahnd-dahm-plwah): The application.
Les ressources humaines (Ley-roeh-suhrs-zewmen): The HR.
Les dossiers (Leh-doh-see-ay): The files.
Le porte-parole (Loeh-pohrt-pah-rohl): The PR.
Le planton (loeh-planh-tonh): The office-runner.
Le courrier (loeh-kuh-ree-ay): The mail.
Le guichet (Loeh-guee-shay): The telling post – talking about tellers at banks.
Le coffre (Loeh-kohfr): The safe.
Le coffre-fort (Loeh-kohfr-fohr): The vault.
La signature (lah-see-nyah-twewr): The signature – talking about file signing.
Approuver (ah-pru-vay): To approve – verb.
L’ordinateur (lohr-dee-nah-toehr): The computer.
L’imprimante (lem-pree-monht): The printer.
Le scarner (Loeh-skah-naer): The scanner.
La photocopieuse/ machine à copie (Lah-foto-kohpee-oehz/ mah-sheen-ah-kohpee): Copy machine.
Le téléphone (loeh-tay-lay-fon): The office phone.
Le téléfax (Loeh-tay-lay-fon): The fax machine.



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