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Jobs

Speaking Tasks: Put the jobs in categories. How are they similar? Different? Which 3 jobs would you most like to have? Least like to have? Choose a job and describe it with these words: gets to, has to, doesn't have to, doesn't get to, needs to, usually is Find all the words related to job history. Make sad/happy story.
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lawyer
A _________ is someone who helps people when they have problems with the law.
reporter
A _________ is someone who tells people about the news and/or writes news stories.
carpenter
A _________ is someone who builds houses, etc made from wood. =
plumber
A _________ is someone who puts in or fixes sinks, showers, toilets, etc.
electrician
An _________ is someone who puts in or fixes things in a building that are connected to electricity.
nurse
A _________ is someone who helps sick people and works with a doctor.
dentist
A _________ is someone who helps people with their teeth.
mechanic
A _________ is someone who works on machines and/or fixes cars.
farmer
A _________ is someone who grows fruits and vegetables.
construction worker
A _________ is someone who builds or fixes things like buildings, roads, etc. (2 words)
artist
An _________ is someone who makes things like paintings, drawings, sculpture, etc.
director
A _________ is someone who makes decisions about how to make a movie or TV show.
photographer
A _________ is someone who takes pictures.
shift
He words the night ___________. = when you work at night; that time period for work
promoted
He was ________ last week. = got a better or higher job at a company
hired
They _______ a new employee last week. = agree to give someone a job
fired
He was ________ because he always came late and made many mistakes. = lose your job because you aren't doing good work
quit
He _______ his job because he didn't like his boss. = to decide to stop working at a job.
salesperson
A _________ is someone who sells things at a store.
manager
A _________ is someone who works at a company or store and tells other employees what to do.
applied
She _________ for a job at the school.
interview
He had an __________ yesterday. = when you talk to people at a company because you want to get a job there.
resumé
He wants to work at that company and gave his _________ to the manager. = a paper that has your job history, education, etc.
engineer
A _________ is someone who designs machines, bridges, computers, etc.
own
He has his _______ business. = he is the owner
lost
He _________ his job last year. = was fired or laid off; doesn't have a job anymore
living
What does he do for a __________? = work that you do to make money
dancer
A _________ is someone who dances.
writer
A _________ is someone who writes books, articles, etc.
soldier
A _________ is someone who fights in an army.
police officer
A _________ is someone who helps people and stops crime.
firefighter
A _________ is someone who stops fires.
taxi driver
A _________ is someone who drives picks people up and drives them places. (2 words)
politician
A _________ is someone who works in government but gets votes from people to get his/her job.
musician
A _________ is someone who plays music professionally.
waiter
A _________ is someone who serves food at a restaurant. Also called a server.
chef
A _________ is someone who plans and makes food at a nice restaurant.
professor
A _________ is someone who teaches at a university.
doctor
A _________ is someone who helps sick people or people with health problems.
pilot
A _________ is someone who flies planes.
looking for
He is ___________ a job. = trying to get/find
got
She ________ a job at a good company. = found a job
offered
The company _________ her a job. = said that she could work there.
makes
He ______ $15 an hour. = getting money for working
CEO
Steve Jobs was the ________ of Apple. = Chief executive officer; head of the company
factory worker
A _________ is someone who does a job with machines in a large building with many other people; Usually making something
janitor
A _________ is someone who cleans a building, school, etc.
vet
A _________ is someone who helps animals that get sick or injured.
salary
The _________ for that job is very low. = money you get for doing a job.
indoors
He works _________. = inside a building
outdoors
She works __________. = not in a building; in nature
vacation time
She gets a lot of paid ___________ time. = time when you don't have to work; a holiday
application
It took him a long time to fill out the __________. = a form that you write in when you want to get a job or get into a program, school, etc.
babysitter
A _________ is someone who takes care of small children usually at the children's house.
architect
A _________ is someone who designs houses and buildings.
athlete
A professional _________ is someone who does sports for money. Ex. Stephen Curry, Lionel Messi
boss
The _____ got really angry. = the person who employs you or who is in charge of you at work
accountant
A _________ is someone who keeps track of money that goes in and out of a company
client
A _________ is someone who gets services and/or advice from a company.
colleagues
They are __________. = professional people who work together at a company, school, etc.
contract
She signed a two-year _________ to work at that company. = a legal agreement between two or more people, stating what each will do
factory
He works at a car ________. = a building or group of buildings in which goods are produced in large quantities, using machines
diplomat
A _________ is someone who officially represents their government in a foreign country
journalist
A _________ is someone who works in the news. Ex. Newspapers, radio, TV, magazines. = a high level word for reporter
physician
A _________ is someone who helps sick or injured people. = a high level word for doctor
attorney
A _________ is someone who helps people when they have problems with the law. = a high level word for lawyer
pharmacist
A _________ is someone who prepares medicines at a shop or hospital.
promotion
He got a ________. = moved up in the company.
qualified
She is a highly __________ teacher. = having suitable knowledge, experience, or skills, especially for a particular job
reference
He put me down as a __________ when he applied for the job. = a person who recommends you for a job and can talk to an employer about you
scientist
A _________ is someone who works in a science subject like physics, chemistry, biology, etc.
seniority
He has a lot of ___________ at the company. = has been at a company for a long time
transfer
His father was ___________ and the whole family had to move. = to be moved from one place to another, especially for work or school.
unemployed
He is __________. = doesn't have a job
union
He joined the teachers' _________. = an organization formed by workers to protect their rights
position
He has a high ________ in the company. = a job or place in a company
supervisor
His ___________ said he did a good job. = a person who watches you and checks your work.
overworked
He is _________. = has to work too many hours or has to do too many things.
underpaid
Preschool teachers are usually __________. = earning less money than you should get for your work
minimum wage
Many people want to raise the __________ to $15 an hour. = the lowest salary allowed by law
retired
He is _________. = doesn't work anymore because s/he is older
deal with
She has to ________ many angry customers. = to take the necessary action, especially in order to solve a problem; handle
in charge of
She is __________ a team of 15 people. = (3 words) having control or responsibility for a group of people or an activity
equipment
Photographers use a lot of different ___________. =the tools, machines, clothes etc that you need to do a particular job or activity
experienced
She is a very ________ teacher. = has done it for many years.
training
Police officers get a lot of _________. = the process of learning skills for a job.
employer
Walmart is a big ________ in the U.S. = a person, company, or organization that gives people jobs
employees
That company has many _________. = people who work at a place.
deserves
He _________ a raise. = should get something because you have done good work

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