KET/PET備考突破2000詞匯第二十期來啦，本期的主題是Talking about your work!
本系列English Vocabulary in Use將和大家分享劍橋英語官方初級詞匯的內容，適用于A2高級段和B1初級段的小朋友們，幫助小朋友們輕輕松松突破2000詞匯量！
詢問工作英文表達方式：What do you do
What do you do?
What do you do for a living?
What is your job?
I’m a teacher/an engineer/a bus driver.
I work for a … 來表達工作的地方、機構
I work for a community college.
I work for an online English company.
I work for a training company.
I work for the local council.
I work for myself. (個體經營、自主創業）
I work in… 來表達工作的領域
I work in advertising.
I work in sales.
I work in agriculture.
I work in the fashion industry.
I work in the tech industry.
I work in the sales department in a car company.
I work in the marketing department of a cosmetics company.
I work in the design department of a sports company.
James and Emma are business consultants [商業顧問]. They advise people who want to set up a business [創業], especially in health and fitness. James deals with [處理] the marketing, while Emma is responsible for [負責] products such as towels, equipment, beauty products, etc.
Amy is a manager in a veterinary surgery [獸醫診所]. She runs [經營] the day-to-day business of the surgery and is in charge of [管理]a small team: three receptionists, an accounts manager and a secretary.
She does administration [行政] work such as buying food, medicine and equipment; she also handles any complaints that customers make.
James deals with … …
Amy runs … …
She does administration … …
I’m responsible for…
Emma is responsible for … …
I have to…
I take care of…
Most of my time is spent…
The money is great/pretty good!
The money is not very good at all.
The pay is terrible.
I wish the money were better, but what can you do?
I get paid very well.
I am on a pittance! (very low salary)
I earn a lot of money.
I’m paid an average salary.(平均工資)
I work fixed hours.
I work from 9 to 6.
I start work at 9 and finish work at 6.
I have to do so much overtime in my job
I have to do overtime every week
I do overtime most days — and I don’t get paid for it!
I called in sick this week
I am calling in sick today
I need a sick leave.(病假)
I want to take some annual leave.(年假)
Alexander Carpenter works 1? ? ? ? ? ?sales, and he’s a regional manager. He 2? ? ? ? ?the north-west region and he’s 3? ? ? ? ? for a small team of five other sales people. His job 4? ? ? ? ? a lot of travelling within the region, and he’s in contact with his team on a day-to- 5? ? ? ? ? basis. It’s not a nine-to- 6? ? ? ? ? job: Alexander has to do a lot of 7 ? ? ? ? ? . Fortunately he can 8? ? ? ? ? a lot more money by doing this, and his working 9 ? ? ? ? ? are quite good. After income 10 ? ? ? ? ? he makes ￡60,000 11? ? ? ? ? year. Recently his wife had a baby, but the company gave him extra time 12? ? ? ? ? to be with her after the birth. Kelly Bradbury is a financial adviser for a bank. She specialises in mortgages, which means that she 13? ? ? ? ? people who want to buy a flat or a house. At the moment Kelly spends a lot of her time 14? ? ? ? ? with young people who are trying to buy a property for the first time, which is not easy. She works 15? ? ? ? ? hours – 9 am to 5 pm – and she doesn’t have to 16 ? ? ? ? ? overtime.
2 runs / is in charge of