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(Updated on 21/08/2013)

 


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Minorities - Curriculum vitae / C.V.

 

 

Flashcards and Cliparts :

 

 

 

"Confectioners mix sweeteners and other ingredients, and shape and
cook confectionery including chocolate, toffee and other lollies."

(jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au)


A gardener
(lavenderearth.com)

 


Gardening supplies
(no link)




Chimney sweep
(google.fr)

 

A street sweeper


Construction objects
(crane - worker
- building - skimmer)
(shutterstock.fr)
- UPDATED

A crane
(steelcentrephil.com)

 

 

 

A secretary
(no link)


Professions - cliparts
(edupics.com)


Medical clip art and graphics

of nurses, doctors, care givers,
ambulances, and other medical
clip art.

(about.com)

 


Jobs and Occupations

(aussi en ESPAGNOL)
flashcards

(esl-library.com)
Click on Flashcard Library.
Lien modifié


 


Job Actions

(aussi en ESPAGNOL)
flashcards

(esl-library.com)
Click on Flashcard Library.
Lien modifié


 

FLASHCARDS
(mes-english.com)


 

 

A bouncer
"Bouncer (doorman), a person who provides security
and deals with disorderly people in a public venue."

= security guard, 'door staff', 'floor staff',
and 'door supervisor' (in the UK)

(Wikipedia)

 

A city maintenance worker

 

 

 

Vocabulary :

 

 

  • DISH WASHER :

    • Queen advertises for Royal dish washer
      "The Queen is advertising for a washer-up to become part of her Royal entourage...
      Candidates must be punctual, reliable, able to work well in a team and have a flexible and willing attitude."

      (telegraph.co.uk)
      Listen. (sabironlangues.typepad.fr) - ACCES PAR MOT DE PASSE

  • Teenage undertaker becomes youngest person in Britain to run a funeral home
    Vocabulary : undertaker / funeral / corpse
     "We clean up and prepare the bodies. We wash them, wash their hair, dry them, put make-up on their faces, cap their eyes and sew their mouths up to make them look like they're asleep."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

  • 7 Jobs That Sound like a Joke
    Man Who Watches Paint Dry / Coconut Safety Engineer / Mosquito Gatherer / Chicken Sexer / Egg Breaker / Butt Wiper / Fart Smeller

    (weirdworm.com)

 

  • 8 Strange Historic Jobs
    Whipping Boys / Dog Whipper /  Gymnasiarch / Urinatores /  Funeral Clown / Tosher / Knocker-up /  Fuller
    (weirdworm.com)



 

  • Jobs : liste avec traduction (Fichier EXCEL) transmise par Renaud Guyvarc'h (Académie de Rouen)



  • Women's Adventures in Science
    "IWASwondering.org is a site from the National Academy of Sciences that showcases the accomplishments of contemporary women in science  and offers young people, especially girls, a look at the various careers of some of today s most prominent scientists." (Education World)

 

  • jobs - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
  • Job Related Words : Job names and Descriptions + Flashcards + Crosswords + Quiz (johnsesl)
  • Jobs - Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son (Language Guide)

 

 

  • Job Description - (acinet) - UPDATED
    "A job description containing the job title, job location information, tasks and required or preferred knowledges is produced."
  • Employment - 20 words with definitions (English Club)
  • Job analysis with a list of verbs and their definitions (Job Analysis)

 

  • Explore The Mary Rose : meet the crew -
    "find out about the work of some of the crew by clicking on the faces"
    (pilot - soldier - gunner - cook - barber-surgeon - carpenter - officers - archer)
    + son

    (maryrose.org)


 

 

Facts :

 

  • What's it like being a bodyguard ?
    "The close protection industry is flourishing, but is the life of a bodyguard really anything like the movies, asks Yasmeen Khan."

    (BBC)




    The Bodyguard (1992) - Movie Trailer - Starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. (YouTube)
    See Wikipedia.

 

 

 

  • PART-TIME JOBS : Should children be expected to work ?
    "The number of youngsters with part-time jobs has halved in the last five years.
    Might the youth of Britain benefit from a revival of child labour?...
    By the time she was 10, Mrs Cole had already taken on several jobs - milking, fruit picking, even taking rats' tails to the local sewage farm for a penny a time."

    (BBC)

 

  • Twitchers flocking to apply for best job in the world
    "Twitchers from all over the world are flocking to apply for what has been described as the "best bird watcher's job in the world" on the remote Scottish island of Fair Isle... around halfway between mainland Shetland and the Orkney Islands...
    The jobs pay between £7000 and £10,000-a-year each – plus all food and lodging...
    The warden and administrator are responsible for the successful day-to-day operation of all observatory functions, including ornithological work,
    accommodation and other visitor services."

    (telegraph.co.uk)
    See the word TWITCHER in the Vocabulary section.

    Fair Isle Bird Observatory
    (wildlifeextra.com)

 

  • India woman bouncer a big hit
    "It's Saturday night and a long queue has formed in front of Score, a hip nightclub in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh...
    Ms Kaur's work alternates between being at the door (to check those coming in) and inside (to ensure the women guests behave)..."

    (BBC)

    A bouncer
    "Bouncer (doorman), a person who provides security and deals with disorderly people in a public venue."
    = security guard, 'door staff', 'floor staff', and 'door supervisor' (in the UK)
    (Wikipedia)

 

  • The strange decline of the paperboy
    "People in many areas of the country struggle to get a newspaper delivered.
    It's the burning issue in the world of the newsagent - where did all the newspaper boys and girls go?"

    (BBC)

 

Listening :

  • After-school jobs (US, 1.65Mo)
    (Ac. Reims)
  • ** Tarik : how the economic crisis made me change my job **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par  Tarik (Washington DC, Usa) - 24 janvier 2013
    Tarik used to work for a cellphone company before the economic crisis. He had to change job and now, he is quite happy, he is a successful taxi driver.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2976
  • ** Victoria : my Summer jobs **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par  Victoria (London, UK) - 9 février 2012
    Victoria details all the small jobs she had from the age of 14 : in a dry cleaner's, in a cosmetics shop, waitressing at the local golf club.
    < http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2142

    (audio-lingua.eu)
  • AUDIO LINGUA : UPDATED on 15/01/2012

    ** Sam : my job as a waitress **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par Sam (Southampton, England) - 11 janvier 2012
    Sam tells us about her summer job as a waitress in Cornwall. It was hard and not very well paid. The staff was not really nice so she quit after a week.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2031


    ** Sam : my summer jobs in England **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 par Sam (Southampton, England) - 11 janvier 2012
    Sam tells us about the different summer jobs she had in England : she was a waitress and she worked at a retirement home. It was her best experience.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2030

    ** Sam : summer jobs in England **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par Sam (Southampton, England) - 11 janvier 2012

    Sam tells us about summer jobs for teenagers in England : babysitting, waiter, newspaper rounds, house cleaning, gardening...
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2029

    ** Sally : my family and their jobs **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 par Sally (Manchester, England) - 11 janvier 2012
    Sally introduces herself and her family. She also tells us about their jobs.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2028

    ** Laura : my family and their jobs **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : A1 par Laura (USA, Seattle) - 11 janvier 2012
    Laura tells us about the members of her family and their jobs.
    -> http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2027




  • A business English job interview - Listening exercise. The Questions will follow after the listening.
    - interactive
    (englishmedialab.com)
  • DOCUMENTS SONORES (Ac. Reims) - UPDATED
    After-school jobs (US, 1.65Mo)
  • Anglais et Découverte des métiers - EXTRAITS
    "Ce dossier est tiré d'une publication qui propose aux enseignants d'anglais
    d'amener leurs élèves à découvrir les métiers à partir de l'enseignement de leur discipline. Il s'appuie sur le programme d'anglais de 3e de collège.
    Les documents, textes écrits et audio ou images, sont enrichis d'une exploitation pédagogique qui permet d'aborder conjointement
    le traitement disciplinaire et le traitement thématique.
    Ils sont regroupés en quatre grandes thématiques :
    - HOW TO CHOOSE A JOB
    - JOB LIKES AND DISLIKES
    - WORK EXPERIENCES
    - LOOKING FOR A JOB
    "
    (ONISEP)

  • Job, Work II, Crime - Vocabulary
    Examples and Translation
    (languageguide.org)

 

  • Derrick Coyle, Raven Master
    "Derrick Coyle has a rather unusual job. He is a raven master at the Tower of London which means he's
    dedicated to looking after the Tower's unique feature - ravens."

    (BBC)

  • The Catering Web Quiz - Train your English comprehension - HotPot exercises with videos
    See JOBS / RECIPES
    (Jean Le Mauff - Ac. Toulouse)

  • Taxi drivers
    "In a recent survey London taxi drivers were revealed to have the most stressful job in the country.
    But why is this? Find out about the life of a London taxi driver in this edition of London Life."

    - with the script
    (BBC)



 

  • The interview - with AUDIO
    "Have you been for an interview for a job? Did you enjoy it or were you very nervous? What does this person find difficult?
    Find out by doing these four exercises..."

    (Caroline Brown Listening Lessons)

 

  • Task Town is for students who want to participate with the audio. (elllo.org)
    As you listen you need to make choices or interact with the audio. Have Fun!

    Jobs People Do


  • Part-time Job (elllo.org)
    "Listen to some information about new jobs at a job center. What job would you want?"
  • jobs - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
  • Work (BBC)
    Listen 1: Talking about work conditions (part 1)
    Listen 2: Talking about work conditions (part 2)
    Read 1: Job applications
    Speak 1: Pronouncing 'have to'