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Work | Pre-intermediate Vocabulary

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Describing Work in English

What do you do for work? In this lesson, learn some more vocabulary to talk about work in English.

Learn 13 words to describe work

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Practice Exercises for Work Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Find the vocabulary in this word search game

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Remember the vocab term with these flashcards

Exercise 4 – Speaking activity

To do this activity, you must use the Google Chrome web browser. You also must give permission to use your microphone.


Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

To do this activity, you must use the Google Chrome web browser. You also must give permission to use your microphone.


Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review 13 vocabulary terms to describe work

applyverbto ask formally for something (such as a job, admission to a school, a loan, etc.) usually in writing
assistantnouna person whose job is to help another person to do work
chefnouna professional cook who usually is in charge of a kitchen in a restaurant
clinicnouna place where professional services are offered to people for a lower cost than is usual
companynouna business organization that makes, buys, or sells goods or provides services in exchange for money
experiencedadjective having skill or knowledge from doing something
hireverbto give work or a job to (someone) in exchange for wages or a salary
librariannouna person who works in a library
managementnounthe people who make decisions about a business, department, sports team, etc.
openingnouna job or position that is available
programmernouna person who creates computer programs
qualificationnoun a special skill or type of experience or knowledge that makes someone suitable to do a particular job or activity — usually plural
retailnounthe business of selling things directly to customers for their own use