TOPIC 1: JOBS (I): VOCABULARY/ COLLOCATIONS
Adjectives describing a job:
challenging tediousmonotonous boring repetitive time-consuming rewarding full-timemotivating outdoor demanding though well-paid Part time/ full time.
Other words related with job:
work experience Run a business
marketing strategy Good opportunities
happiest employees Relevant experience
Retired people A working day
Adjectives related with people:
the world of work is changing.
be in charge of
Deal with very difficult clients
He is off work at the moment
I am on maternity leave.
I am a part of a successful team
get promoted to head of department.
I am on a short-term contract.
The Company was losing money.
Out of work: I have been out of work for 3 months.
Get a better job
Get a promotion/ be promoted.
On the dole.
I was sacked
More rewarding than….
Take a drop in salary
What makes people happy at work:
Doing something rewarding
· Doing varied work
· earning a competitive salary
· Doing enjoyable work
· Having a good boss or manager
· Having a good working-life balance.
· Having supportive, friendly colleagues.
· Having your achievements recognized.
· Relaxed atmosphere
· get promoted.
· learning from my mistakes.
· The courage to set out and seek my fortune.
Being part of a successful team.