LOOKING FOR A JOB Work is an essential part of our lives. Sooner or later every graduate will face the problem of job hunting. There are job centres and employment agencies which help people find a suitable job. You can find there some job offers and talk to consultants who will instruct you how to apply for a job. Employers usually want people with professional experience. Therefore, if you have no work certificate,


PROSPECTS & SECURITY WORKPLACE I have been thinking a lot about my future but I haven’t decided yet what career I should choose. All I know is that I do not want to work in a noisy, dirty and dangerous environment. That is why working in a factory on an assembly line or at a machine is not my idea of a job. I would rather be self-employed in my own company without the necessity to commute or to relocate.


JOB SATISFACTION I would like to be a banker in the future. I know it may be a boring job but it has many advantages. First of all, you receive a high salary, steady income and bonuses if you are a good employee. Some bankers enjoy such perks as a mobile phone or a company car. You also have both social and health insurance and a good pension scheme so you can feel secure about your future. There


PROFFESIONS medicine – medycyna I had a terrible sore throat last month so I visited a doctor. He examined me thoroughly and prescribed some medicine. Unfortunately, I felt worse and worse so I had to see him again. It turned out that my tonsils were infected and I had to be operated on. I made an appointment with a surgeon and we decided to have them out as soon as possible. First, a nurse took my blood pressure and gave

TEMAT: PRACA – zadanie maturalne

Temat: praca Zadanie maturalne Przeczytaj tekst, a następnie odpowiedz na pięć pytań, wpisując właściwą literę odpowiadającą imieniu osoby w kratkę obok pytania.   WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB? Although they have never been in real situation of job search yet and their first priority is probably still focused more on passing final exams at secondary school with flying colours than finding an outstanding position just after the very last exam


WORKPLACE – miejsce pracy comfortable/ clean/ pleasant/ friendly working environment – wygodne/ czyste/ przyjemne/ przyjazne środowisko pracy noisy/ dirty/ dangerous/ unfriendly working environment – głośne/ brudne/ niebezpieczne/ nieprzyjazne środowisko pracy need to commute – konieczność dojeżdżania need to relocate – konieczność przeprowadzki w związku z pracą work conditions – warunki pracy to be self-employed – pracować na własny rachunek self-employment – samozatrudnienie in a factory – w fabryce on an assembly line – przy


small – ogłoszenia drobne suitable – odpowiedni qualifications – kwalifikacje experience – doświadczenie to babysit – opiekować się dzieckiem baby-sitter – opiekunka do dziecka delivery job – praca doręczyciela deliverer – doręczyciel leafleting – roznoszenie ulotek courier – goniec fruit picking – zbieranie owoców to tutor sb – udzielać korepetycji, pomagać w odrabianiu lekcji A lot of young people want to have a part-time job. Although they do not have high qualifications,


full-time job – praca na cały etat part-time job – praca na niepełny etat to work part time – pracować w niepełnym wymiarze godzin short working week – krótki tydzień pracy time off – wolny czas flexitime – ruchomy czas pracy compulsory overtime – obowiązkowe nadgodziny unsociable hours – niedogodne godziny pracy shift work – praca na zmiany day shift – zmiana dzienna night shift – zmiana nocna a 9 to


good chance of promotion – duża szansa na awans to be promoted – dostać awans to be demoted – zostać zdegradowanym professional improvement – doskonalenie zawodowe job qualifications – kwalifikacje zawodowe permanent job – stałe zatrudnienie seasonal job – praca sezonowa freelance work – praca na zlecenie secure position – bezpieczne ­stanowisko job security – bezpieczeństwo pracy, pewność zatrudnienia dead-end job – praca bez perspektyw temporary contract – kontrakt tymczasowy


medicine – medycyna doctor – lekarz physiotherapist – fizykoterapeuta surgeon – chirurg dentist – dentysta pharmacist – aptekarz optician – optyk nurse – pielęgniarka paramedic – sanitariusz orderly – salowa to treat – leczyć to examine – badać to write (out) a prescription – wypisać receptę to prescribe medicines – przepisać lekarstwa to give an injection – dać zastrzyk to operate on a patient – operować pacjenta to take sb’s blood pressure


to succeed (in doing sth) – osiąg­nąć sukces stimulating – stymulująca high-powered – odpowiedzialna decent – przyzwoita, porządna plum, cushy – synekura, ciepła posadka challenging – będąca wyzwaniem rewarding – satysfakcjonująca varied – urozmaicona interesting – ciekawa boring, dull – nudna routine – rutynowa mundane – przyziemna, niecie­kawa menial – niewdzięczna dead-end – bez perspektyw degrading – poniżająca stressful – stresująca blue-collar worker – pracownik działu produkcji white-collar worker –


How to… Look for a Job There comes a time in your life when you have to start looking for a job. You may want to earn some money for your personal expenses (books and records, cinema- or theatre-going, discos, etc.). Perhaps you need to earn money to pay your tuition for university courses. Or maybe you want to rent a flat and start off an independent life. You may


Have you ever thought about your future? I’m sure, you have. You may have thousands of ideas for your future job but if you’re not sure about your choice or if you still don’t know what to do, answer the questions below and check what your perfect job is. Good luck! You have some homework to do for next week. When do you do it? a. Straight away. b. During