With a growing population of Spanish-speaking employees in the construction industry the importance of effectively communicating with these employees also grows. For those looking for help in this area without having to completely learn a new language, there is a new book that is aimed at those in construction. "Spanish for the Construction Trade," authored by William C. Harvey and published by Barron's Educational Series, this 313 page reference book provides essential words and phrases in chapters on specific construction situations. Additional information contained in the book includes pronunciation, greetings, numbers and time, and common verbs. A vocabulary for general topics such as health, clothing, the weather, tools and materials, and measurements is also provided. In addition there are also segments on Latino traditions, beliefs and general ways of life. A google search of the book title will bring up several websites where you can find this book priced less than its $14.99 retail price.