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Casa Construction, Exterior - Michael Gary Devloo

Casa Construction, Exterior

Paperback Published: 20th August 2008
ISBN: 9781419698538
Number Of Pages: 278

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Casa Construction aims to teach people in the construction industry the English or Spanish they need to better communicate, and better their construction knowledge. This manual provides a quick and organized reference for terminology and processes for residential construction projects. More than an English-Spanish dictionary of construction terms, Casa Construction is a guidebook to understanding residential construction concepts in both English and Spanish. It can be used as both a construction reference manual and a language learning tool.////This first volume Casa Construction, Exterior highlights all exterior construction trades involved in home building construction. Construction concepts and processes are explained from the critical planning stages through exterior finish work. The book concludes with important chapters on construction management and construction safety.Use Casa Construction as an English-Spanish construction reference and learning or teaching tool. The book is divided into chapters by construction trades or topics which follow the order of a normal home-building project. Left side pages are written in English while the corresponding right side pages give a direct translation in Spanish. The reader can reference a particular process, task, or word in either English or Spanish and get a clear understanding of the concept in their own language. The reader can then easily view an explanation of the same concept in the unknown language on the page beside it. With this reference format of side-by-side English and Spanish the reader can relate word to word and paragraph to paragraph for each concept explained. Key words, definitions, and useful phrases are provided in each chapter for a quick language learning reference. Photos and diagrams are used to give visual explanations. Web references are included in the text to provide a starting point for additional research on more complex topics. Additional useful web sites and their descriptions are listed at the end of each chapter. Bold words within the text are used to indicate an exact, or near exact translation of important words. These bold words are provided to offer additional learning vocabulary for important words within the text. They also can act as ?reference points? when reading the text in the foreign language. For more information on using this first-of-its-kind construction reference manual, as well as information on additional products, see Casa Construction online at: www.gndup.com/products.html

ISBN: 9781419698538
ISBN-10: 1419698532
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 20th August 2008
Publisher: CreateSpace
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.32  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.56

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