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Assignments for 18.10.2021

New English Advanced Vocabulary Work slide 161 ex-es 1a 2a

1. a) 1. My job as a divorce lawyer is very challenging. – C. It tests my abilities in a way that keeps me interested.

2. I’m a checkout assistant in a supermarket. I really enjoy my job, but it can be a bit monotonous and repetetive. – E. It’s really boring and it makes me feel impatient all the time.

3. I’m a primary school teacher. I find working with young children very rewarding. – B. It makes me happy because it’s useful and important.

4. I work in a small graphic design company and my job’s really motivating. – F. The kind of work I do and the people I work with make me want to work harder.

5. Being a surgeon is very demanding. – D. It’s very high pressure and you have to work long hours.

6. I work at an accounting firm. My job is increadibly tedious.- A. I have to do exactly the same thing every day.

2. a) I’ve just started my third internship. At the end of it, I will have been working unpaid for a year. It feels as though I’m not in control of my own life, that I’m helpless. Academic qualificiations and work positions are almost irrelevant when you’re competing against people who have years of experience, many of whom are taking a step down the creer ladder. I’m not choosy – I’ve spent time in a children’s charity, events managment, a press-office – but they haven’t got me a permanent contract. It’s demoraziliting. And exhausting-job-hunting is a full-time occupation. After clocking off, most people can be free for the night. For the intern, it’s time to go home and look for work. I have no idea how many experience I’ve applied for since graduating, but it’s more than 100.

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