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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #122268: Vocabulary: let's get down to work
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    Vocabulary: let's get down to work


    In the preceding test:  test we had studied the vocabulary enabling you to find your way when looking for a job.

    In this new lesson, you'll be given the basic vocabulary you'll need when you're at work or in training. The job is found, you just have to do it... in the best possible way. 


    1) Ways and means to start a job and keep it... 

     A CV/ a résumé  A curriculum  Vitae
     Skills  Training 
     Qualifications  Work experience  
     A task  Vocational training 

     In-service training 

     In-house training 

     A training course 
     To go on a training-course                                        To retrain 
     A retraining course   To go on a refresher course                                     
     To be responsible for stg (or someone)                    To be in charge of                                                    
     To be directly responsible to sb                   To delegate stg/ sb to                                       

    2 popular quotes:

    - Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. 
    - Work hard in silence. Let success make the noise.


    2) A lot of verbs and adjectives to qualify WORK and workers: 

     Careful   Conscientious 
     Industrious  Diligent=> diligence  
     Painstaking                                                                To be very reliable 
     To work hard  To be snowed under with work                                
     To be hard-working  To work oneself to death 
     To get down to work  To be rewarding 
     To be at work on stg...                         => =            To be working on stg 
     Busy  To be overworked 
     Lazy/ idle Laziness/ idleness
     Lackadaisical  Careless=> carelessness  
     To be irresponsible  To be unreliable 
     A professional misconduct    A workaholic 



    Stay away from professional misconduct! 

    That's it!  Now, you only have to roll up your sleeves and get down to work! 


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    1. 'In my future position as manager, I’ll be directly Mr Jones, and to nobody else.'

    2. After working 5 years in the same company, he has earned the right to a and hopes to be promoted soon after.

    3. 'He’ll have to change his attitude towards work. Such is intolerable.'

    4. 'In my opinion, he’s totally and can’t be followed at all. Doing so would be unwise.'

    5. It’s normal for employees to want to improve their knowledge of our products, and of the different updates; that’s why, every five years, we’ll give them a four-month- .

    6. 'I don’t have enough to lead the team when Billy relocates.'

    7. 'When hiring new employees, the company provides a in the different departments to make sure they’ll know the bases of their chain of production.'

    8. 'The incident is closed. , you have 3 hours left to finish your work.'

    9. What he did was an act of and he really deserves to be laid off.

    10. 'I really think you have the necessary to lead the whole team.'



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