|a. Vet b.Farmer c. Police officer d. Shopkeeper e. Waiter f. Writer g.TV presenter h.Journalist||1. __________ 2. __________ 3. __________ 4. __________ 5. __________ 6. __________|
Listen again to the six recordings. Decide what each person is talking about.
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Task 4.What's my job? Guessing game.
Pick up any job you find attractive from the list below. Think what aspects can be connected with the job you have picked. Answer the questions to your partner without telling what job you have chosen. See if he/she can guess the job. Go on with several more jobs.
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Questions for those guessing:
Do you work indoors or outdoors? / in a trade or profession? / in a factory or in an office? Do you work with your hands? Do you wear a uniform? Do you work long hours? Do you work from 9 to 5? Do you work regular hours? Do you work at weekends? Do you work with people or machines? Are you in a service industry? Do you sell something? Must you have good qualifications to do your job?
Think of more questions of the same type to ask your partner.
Task 5.Which of the job-titles given above would best fit the following description?
12. The person you first speak to when you arrive at a company as a visitor.
Task 6.Using the expressions given above, say what you think has happened / is happening.
Example: I'm not working now; the baby's due in 3 weeks. - She is on maternity leave.
7. Your trouble is you are obsessed with work!
Task 7.Fill in the collocations.
I'd love to (1) __________a job in journalism, but it's not easy without qualifications. Since I have to earn a (2) __________somehow, I'll have to get (3) __________wherever I can find it. I've been (4) __________some part-time work editing a typescript for a book, but I'm not sure I want to (5) __________ it __________ .
Task 8.Talking about jobs.
Fill the gaps with the words and phrases from the box. The meaning of the missing word or phrase is in brackets.
|temporary part-time steady quit holding down out of applied for get|
1. After all, it was the first _________ job I'd ever had. (regular)
Now put the sentence parts above into an order that makes sense.
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week. | A. occupation - job - work - career - position | Getting Started | CAREER AND PERSONALITY | Matching Personality to Career | Become broadly literate. | Be willing to change and adapt. | REVISION | JOB SEARCH METHODS | JOB SEARCH METHODS |