Context@HTL3_Unit 1 (First steps to a career)

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(valued, valuable, work of value)

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value

(valued, valuable, work of value)

the (monetary) worth of something (Wert)

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skill

(skillful, skilled (adj.))

(work-related) ability; competence in doing something (Fähigkeit)

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aptitude

tendency, inclination, natural skill or talent (Begabung, Eignung)

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workforce

the workers engaged in a specific activity or enterprise; employees; staff; personnel; human resources (Belegschaft, Personal)

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occupational

(occupation (n))

professional(beruflich)

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profession

job, occupation (Beruf)

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case study

an intensive analysis (Fallstudie)

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objective

expressing or dealing with facts, no feelings; opp: subjective (objektiv, sachlich)

OR aimg, goal (Ziel)

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career path

occupational development (berufliche Entwicklung/Aufstiegschancen)

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weigh up

to look at and listen to (someone) in order to make a judgement (abwägen)

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to review

(a review (n))

the act or the process of reviewing (bewerten, überprüfen)

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internship

(to undertake/offer (opp.) an internship, to fill an internship)

a professional learning experience eg. during summer; work experience; work placement; compulsory summer job (Praktikum)

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an intern

a person who undertakes an internship (Praktikant)

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résumé

Curriculum Vitae (CV); a short account of one`s career and qualifications (Lebenslauf)

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to consider sth

to think about carefully; to reflect upon; to take into account (etw. bedenken, etw. beachten)

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to acquire

(acquisition (N))

to get as one`s own (erwerben)

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to assess

(assessment (N))

to make a judgement about something (beurteilen, bewerten)

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proper

correct (angemessen, passend)

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to price sb. out of sth.

to make sth too expensive for sb. (jmnd. konkurrenzunfähigmachen)

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desirable

(a desire (N))

to express a wish for (wünschenswert, erstrebenswert)

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proliferation

quickly becoming larger in number (starke Vermehrung)

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to hamper sth.

to make it difficult for sth. to happen; to hinder, to impede (erschweren, behindern, verhindern)

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divide

separation (Trennung)

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superficially

on the surface (oberflächlich)

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to reinforce

to strengthen (verstärken, bekräftigen)

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increasing

(an increase)

going up; rising, opp: decreasing (ansteigend, zunehmend)

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commitment

an agreement to do sth in the future; sth pledged (Verpflichtung, Versprechen)

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viable

possible, that will work (durchführbar)

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imperative

requirement (Notwendigkeit)

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backing

support (Rückhalt, Unterstützung)

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to recruit sb. (recruitment (N))

to hire sb (einstellen)

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niche

small, highly specialized (Nischengeschäft)

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to prevent

to avoid (verhindern, vermeiden)

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lucrative

earning a lot of money (gewinnbringend)

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to conduce

to lead or tend to a particular and often desirable result, (etw. dienen/förderlich sein)

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to shut sb. out of sth.

to prevent sb from accessing sth (jmdn. ausschließen)

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merit

being good, of high quality (Verdienst, Leistung)

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minimum wage

maximum wage (opp.), the smallest amount that it is legal to pay sb.for work (Mindestlohn)

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to advertise (advertisement; advertising)

to make something generally known (werben)

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STEM career

Scientific Technical Engineering Mathematical career

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to apply for

(application)

ask for a job, to request a job (sich bewerben)

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to graduate

(a graduate; a graduation)

to receive an academic degree or diploma (einen Abschluss machen; einen akademischen Grad erlangen)

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leadership

the position of a leader of a group, organization,... (Führung, Leitung)

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prospects (i.e. career prospects)

sth that is awaited or expected in the future (Perspektive, Zukunftsaussicht)

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disability

limiting a person`s ability to engage in certain tasks or actions; ability (opp.) (Behinderung)

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to encourage

(encouragement (n))

discourage (opp); an attempt to persuade, to inspire, to foster, to support, to promote (fördern, unterstützen)

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accessibility

capable of being reached (Zugänglichkeit, Erreichbarkeit)

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on site

at a particular place (vor Ort)

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ethnic minority

group of people classed according to racial, national, tribal, religious, cultural,.. background (ethnische Minderheit)

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transfer

(transferrable (adj.)

to move or shift (übertragen, übermitteln, weiterleiten)

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to pursue (i.e. to pursue a goal)

to follow a goal, to strive for a goal (ein Ziel verfolgen)

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to be in charge of

having control of or responsibility for (sth) (für etw. zuständig sein)

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cross-party

involving more than one political party (parteiübergreifend)

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desired

requested, wanted, wished, favoured (gewünscht)

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obstacle

barrier, hindrance, impediment, obstruction; sth. thatk makes sth. difficult; sth. blocking your progress (Hindernis)

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