vineri, 12 august 2016

OUTCOMES - ADVANCED - UNIT 9


Rezolvarea exercitiilor din manualul de limba engleza pentru clasa X intitulat OUTCOMES ADVANCED, Editura Heinle Cengage Learning, Autori Hugh Dellar, Andrew Walkley, Editia 2011


OUTCOMES ADVANCED

UNIT 9: WORK

Vocabulary – Company jobs and tasks

Step 1

a rep = a representative – usually a sales rep; a CEO = a Chief Executive Officer; a PA = a Personal Assistant; on HR = in Human Resources; in R & D = in Research and Development; in admin = in administration

Step 2

  1. input
  2. troubleshoot
  3. schedule
  4. liaise
  5. place
  6. process
  7. draw up
  8. network
  9. oversee
  10. come up with


Developing conversations– Deductions

Step 1

  1. Because he had arrived early – Well, I didn’t want to be late.
  2. Because they have taken on more people – No. Three or four more are supposed to be joining.
  3. Because she says ‘the few times we’ve talked’ – No, she’s here most days.

Reading

Step 2

  1. my vitality drained away
  2. acquire new skills
  3. sponsor me
  4. spark my interest
  5. get the most out of its investment
  6. his mind was drifting off
  7. set the wheels in motion
  8. pass this on to someone else
  9. which begs the question
  10. make me redundant

Listening

Step 1

  1. No, not according to the speaker.
  2. The company for not using his skills and keeping quiet about the situation.
  3. Large companies should be broken up into smaller companies, where this is less likely to happen. Workers should speak up if they feel underemployed.

Vocabulary – The world of work

Step 1

  1. quit + notice
  2. subsidized + perk
  3. compassionate leave + grateful
  4. crèche + childcare
  5. early retirement + pension
  6. absenteeism + crackdown
  7. tribunal + dismissal
  8. raise + opposition
  9. cats + voluntary redundancy
  10. union + collective bargaining

Step 2

  1. give a week’s notice
  2. take early retirement
  3. launch a crackdown
  4. be awarded compensation
  5. face a lot of opposition
  6. be granted compassionate leave
  7. live on the state pension
  8. take someone to a tribunal
  9. raise the legal minimum wage
  10. take voluntary redundancy

Listening

Step 1

  1. e
  2. a
  3. f
  4. d
  5. b
c is not used



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