|“Choose a job you love
and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Listen to four people talking about their jobs and match them to the four sentences. Listen as many times as necessary.
Listen to the speakers again and read the transcription. Use a good dictionary to check the meaning of words you are not familiar with.
Look at the following groups of words and find the word which DOES NOT fit. Follow the example.
|Ex||deal with||take care of||handle||put up with||manage|
|2.||part-time||flexitime||full-time||short-time||waste of time|
*'Put up with' means 'aguantar', and is not usually used to describe job responsibilities.
Read the paragraphs and change the form of the verbs in brackets if necessary. Follow the example.
Now match a person (a-e) to a paragraph (1-5)
Decide if the following sentences are true or false. Follow the example.
Example: A wage is money you earn which
is usually paid every month into your bank.
Money you earn which is usually paid every week in cash - wage
1. If you are out of work, you don’t have a job.
2. If someone asks you what your hours are, they want to know what time you usually start and finish work.
3. The word for a document, diploma, certificate etc. which shows that a person is able to do a particular job is experience.
4. If you apply for something, you ask for it in a formal way.
5. When you speak to someone face to face to see if you are good for the job and if the job is good for you, it’s called an interview.
6. Money you earn which is usually paid every week in cash is a salary.
7. To commute means to work together as part of a team.
8. The ‘extra’ things in a job such as a company car, travel and hotel expenses, health insurance etc. are called bribes.
9. The positive things you expect from your job in the future are your prospects.
10. If you get promotion, you advance to a better, higher position.
11. A position or post is a place or job occupied by a person.
12. When you are told to leave your job you get the fire.
13. A reference is a report (usually written) about someone’s character.
14. Someone who pays other people to do work is an employee.
15. Retirement - This noun means that you have to leave your job because you are not very good at it.
16. The money the government gives you when you stop working (if you have paid your taxes!) is your state lottery.
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