- 1 1.1 (mojón) landmark; (en topografía) ranging rod 1.2 [literario/literary] (hito) milestone, landmark
- 2 2.1 (América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], (tirón) pull, tug, yank le dio un jalón del bolso y salió corriendo he wrenched o/or yanked her bag away and ran off de un jalón (América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone) , lo voy a hacer de un jalón I'm going to get it over and done with, I'm going to get it done in one fell swoop 2.2 (México/Mexico) (distancia) distance aún nos queda un buen jalón we still have a fair way o/or a fair distance to go
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.