Le langage des affaires / Business Lingo

All adjectives are given in masculine/feminine form.

Vocab Words
un homme d'affaires = a businessman
une femme d'affaires = a businesswoman
le bureau = the office, the desk
un collègue = a colleague
une société = a company
une réunion = a meeting
un chèque = a check
l'argent = money
endosser = to endorse
l'économie = economy
un entrepreneur = an entrepreneur
en vrac = in bulk
un créancier = a creditor
les affaires = business
investir = to invest
payer = to pay
rembourser = to refund, to reimburse
un réseau = a network
l'ordinateur = the computer
un client/une cliente = a customer
une échéance = an expiry
un associé/une associée = a partner
le propriétaire = the owner
expédier = to ship
la Bourse = the stock market
prendre la direction = to take over
une facture = an invoice
le salaire = the salary, the wage
un comptable = an accountant
l'actif = assets
le passif = liabilities
une fusion = a merger
fusionner = to merge
un bilan = a balance sheet
la comptabilité = bookkeeping
le consomatteur = the consumer
le patron = the boss
un rabais = a rebate
les frais = fees

Useful Expressions

Cingular et AT&T ont fusionné.
Cingular and AT&T have merged.

J'ai envoyé mon coupon de rabais, mais je n'ai pas reçu le chèque.
I sent my rebate coupon, but I haven't reveived the check.

Il faut discuter de l'actif et du passif de ce client.
We must discuss the assets and liabilities of this client.

L'ordinateur a aidé à améliorer les affaires mondiaux.
The computer has helped improve global business.

Son patron va hausser son salaire.
Her boss is going to raise her salary.

Ma nouvelle collègue a pris la direction de la comptabilité.
My new colleague has taken over the bookkeeping.

1 comment:

  1. do you have a printable version of this too? sorry!

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