Module 1a



Vocabulary


1
a) Match the words to from job titles (Совместите слова с названием должностей).

1 taxi - D driver
2 police - E officer
3 storm - G chaser
4 sales - B assistant
5 camp - A counsellor
6 delivery - H person
7 flight - C attendant
8 secret - F shopper

b) Write a job title from Ex. 1a next to each description (Написать название должности с упражнения 1а рядом с каждым описанием).
This person...
1) supervises children at a camp - camp counsellor
2) makes sure people obey the law - police officer
3) takes things to people's houses - delivery person
4) helps customers when they want to buy something - sales assistant
5) follows tornadoes and photographs them - storm chaser
6) shops in different places to see what the service is like - secret shopper
7) looks after passengers on a plane - flight attendant
8) takes people where they want to go in a car - taxi driver

2
Fill in: put out, tough, average, busy, deep, part-time, shifts.

1 Smokejumpers have a very tough job; they jump out of planes into burning forests!
2 The average wage of a babysitter in the UK is £4.50 per hour.
3 A freediver takes a deep breath before jumping into the sea.
4 Many students work part-time in the evenings or on weekends to help pay for university.
5 A firefighter's job is very risky because they put out fires.
6 He usually only works four-hour shiftsbecause he's a student.
7 Sara has a very busy life; she doesn't have much free time at all.

3
Fill in: organised, friendly, creative, caring, polite, patient, brave, honest.

1 A police officer has to be brave, because their job can be dangerous.
2 An interior designer is creative; they develop original ideas for decorating the inside of buildings.
3 A waitress/waiter needs to be honest, because they take a lot of money from customers.
4 A social worker has to be caring; they work with people w ith serious problems.
5 A babysitter needs to be patient; they have to stay calm when the children don't behave.
6 A secretary must be polite, because they speak to a lot of people on the phone.
7 A sales assistant must be friendly; they come into contact w ith a lot of people during the day.
8 A sports coach needs to be organised; they need to plan their training programmes.

4
Choose a job from Ex. 1a and write few sentences about it.

Police officers have a very challenging job. They detect and prevent crime. They often work long hours. They spend a lot of their time patrolling the streets or dealing with crime. They need to stay calm and be able to deal with the public easily.

Grammar


5
Complete the sentences using the correct adverb formed from the adjectives in the list, as in the example.

1 A secretary must check letters and emails carefully for mistakes before sending them.
2 Experienced freedivers can easily hold their breath for a long time.
3 Taxi drivers have to know a city well so they can find people's destinations.
4 The secretary types slowly in order to avoid making mistakes.
5 Security guards often work late at night guarding buildings.
6 Forest fires can start suddenly in very dry areas