BR Int Unit 1

STUDY
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worthwhile
a good thing to do
dull
boring
demanding
needing all our effort, skill, hard work and attention
challenging
difficult in a satisfying way
fun
enjoyable
glamorous
especially attractive and exciting, and different from ordinary things or people
routine
predictable, the same every day
depressing
makes us feel unhappy
varied
different, not always the same
stressful
makes us feel worried or anxious
rewarding
makes us feel good
lonely
away from family and friends
varied
different, not always the same
glamorous
Life on board may sound _________ to some people. (=exciting, different from ordinary things)
demanding
We have a _________ schedule - we work ten-hour days and have one and a half days off. (=difficult, involving a lot of hard work)
varied
Our tasks are quite ______ - we do a range of scientific experiments, but we also have to perform routine maintenance.
fun
It's ___ to watch stars as they rise through the atmosphere. (=enjoyable)
depressing
My job involves communicating with government officials, and I sometimes find this __________, because there's just so much bureaucracy. (=makes me feel unhappy)
worthwhile
But when I see the results of our work, I think it's all __________ and I have a real sense of achievement.
challenging
It's a ___________ job - our most difficult time of the year is the holiday season. (=difficult in a way that is interesting)
rewarding
It's _________ to know that I've enabled thousands of passengers to travel safely. (=makes me feel good)
varied
What I like best about my job is that no two days are the same, so it's very ______.
stressful
I get quite worried and anxious. So many people depend on me. It's a very _________ job.
routine
We have to perform _______ maintenance. (something that happens regularly, e.g. the same every day)
dull
Life is never ____ (=boring), but you can feel quite lonely up here.

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