lunes, 6 de octubre de 2014



Work - What do they do? Where do they work?

JobWhat do they do?Where do they work?
AccountantsLook after the finances in an organisastion.They work in an office.
BakersBake bread.They work in a bakery.
BarbersShave men's beards and cut men's hair.They work in a barbers.
Barmen/womenServe drinks.They work in a bar, pub or restaurant.
ButchersPrepare and sell meat.They work in a butchers.
ChambermaidsClean and tidy rooms.They work in a hotel.
ChefsPrepare and cook food.They work in a kitchen.
DentistsLook after people's teeth.They work in a dentists.
DoctorsLook after people's health.They work in a hospital or surgery.
FishmongersPrepare and sell fish.They work in a fishmongers.
Flight attendantsLook after passengers.They work in an airplane.
Hair dressersCut and style people's hair.They work in a hair salon.
JudgesJudge and sentence people.They work in a law court.
LawyersDefend and prosecute people.They work in a law court and in a lawyers office.
NursesLook after patients .They work in a hospital or doctor's surgery.
OpticiansLook after people's eye sight.They work in an opticians.
PortersCarry other people's bags and luggage.They work in a hotel or train station.
ReceptionistsMeet and greet visitors.They work in reception.
Sales AssistantsSell goods and look after customers.They work in a shop.
SecretariesArrange appointments, type letters and organise meetings.They work in an office.
SurgeonsOperate on people who are sick.They work in a hospital.
TailorsDesign, make, alter or repair garments,They work in factories and shops.
TeachersTeach people.They work in a school.
TechniciansOrganise and repair technical equipment.They work everywhere!
VetsLook after people's animals.They work in a veterinary surgery or vets.
Waiters/WaitressesServe people food and drink.They work in a restaurant.
WeldersWeld metal to make things.They work in factories and construction.

Leaving or Losing your job

There are many different ways to express leaving or losing a job.
To Leave Your Job:-
To resign | To quit | To leave your job = to give up a job or position by telling your employer that you are leaving.
To retire = to leave your job or stop working because of old age or ill health.
To Lose Your Job:-
To be dismissed | To be fired | To get fired | To be sacked | To get the sack | To get the chop | To get your P45 | To lose your job = to be asked to leave a job, usually because you have done something wrong or badly, or sometimes as a way of saving the cost of employing you.
To be made redundant = to lose your job because your employer no longer needs you.
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