Lesson Forty-Three Job & Career
I am hunting for a job now.
Do you have an opening for secretary?
I’ve worked as an English translator for two years.
What kind of work do you do? Are you a salesman?
I’m a federal employee; I work for the state department.
What do you want to do when you graduate? Have you decided yet?
As soon as I graduate I'll be a software engineer.
Have you ever thought about a corner in the advertisement?
I like writing, but I wouldn’t want it to be my life’s work.
Dave was just promoted to vice president of that multinational.
My dad is a pilot with the airlines, he just retired.
Mary was transferred to the head office downtown.
I have a good-paying job with excellent hours.
Mr. Wilson has built up his own business, now he owns a tree agency.
After a successful career in business, he was appointed ambassador to China.
Should I Take This Job?
M:What's the matter,Linda?Have you got a problem?
W:Yeah,I get a chance to have another job but I don't know what to do.
M:If that offer is better,then take it.That's my advice.
W:It's not so simple,Bruce.I like my job very much.People in my office are very nice to me and my work is plenty interesting.
M:What about the salary?Can you get more money?If I were you I'll think about this.
W:Yes,the salary is better.If I take this job I can get more money right away.What should I do?
M:Linda,you must decide for yourself.I'll be anxious to know what you do.If you decide not to go I'd like to have a try.