Unitat 48

Jobs and personal skills

In this section we are going to introduce different types of jobs, and the personal skills required for some of them.

Contingut exercicis

The following chart show different suffixes we generally use connected to jobs:

-or Author, actor, director.
-er Employer, farmer, photographer, reporter, teacher.
-r Dancer, manager, diver, (taxi/bus, etc.) driver.
-ist Artist, journalist, novelist, guitarist.
-ian Electrician, optician, magician.
-ee Employee, referee.
-ess Actress, waitress, princess, hostess.
-ive Representative, administrative.
-man Fireman (also fire-fighter), postman, dustman.
No suffix Cook, pilot, chef, priest, nurse.

In order to apply for any of the jobs listed above we need to have certain skills and characteristics that will help us get the job. So, try to be…

  • Innovative
  • Efficient
  • Patient
  • Responsible
  • Hard-working
  • Broad-minded
  • Competent
  • Reliable
  • Determined
  • Motivated
  • Optimistic
  • Confident
  • Articulate
  • Versatile
  • Accurate
  • Independent
  • Persevering
  • Amiable
  • Cooperative
  • Adaptable
 

Exercici 1

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Exercici 2

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Exercici 3

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