Підручник Англійська мова 9 клас (9-й рік навчання) - Л.І. Морська - Астон 2017 рік



1. Listen to the dialogue and make up a similar one. Then act it out with your classmate.

Robert: Good morning. RFT Retail. This is Robert speaking. How can I help?

Vanessa: Hello… um… I’m phoning about the advertisement for part-time retail work.

Robert: Oh yes. Good. We’re seeing people on Friday morning.

Vanessa: Could you please tell me, is the job temporary or permanent? Robert: It’s temporary. We want someone for three months.

Vanessa: Are you looking for someone with experience?

Robert: No, not really. We train all our new staff.

Vanessa: What time do I come on Friday?

Robert: Come at 10 o’clock. You can fill in an application form then.

Vanessa: That’s 10 on Friday. Can you tell me the address?

Robert: It’s 357 Exton High Street. Can I have your name, please?

Vanessa: It’s Vanessa Mendez.

Robert: Could you spell that, please?

Vanessa: It’s V A N E S S A M E N D E Z.

Robert: Thank you. See you on Friday. Goodbye.

Vanessa: Thank you, goodbye.

2. Read the dialogue between an employment

counsellor and a client. Complete the gaps with your own ideas. Then listen to check your answers. Act out the dialogue with your classmate.

Employment Counsellor: What was your occupation?

Client: I was ________________ in my previous job.

Employment Counsellor: Can you tell me something about your job skills?

Client: I know how to ________ , ________, and _________________ .

Employment Counsellor: Excellent, sounds like you have a lot of experience.

Client: Yes, I do.

Employment Counsellor: Let’s see what I can do for you.

Client: Thanks, I appreciate your help.

3. Match the occupations with the actions people in these jobs do.


1) drives a bus.


2) works in a school and teaches students.

Police officer

3) rescues people from burning buildings and helps put out fires.


4) works in hospital and helps doctors.

Business person

5) defends people’s rights in court.


6) flies an airplane.


7) takes people’s orders in a restaurant and serves them food.


8) works in a police station and maintains public security.

Taxi driver

9) works in a bank or a company and keeps records of money.

Bus driver

10) works in a hospital and treats patients.


11) answers phone calls and does office work for his/her boss.


12) drives a taxi.


13) reports news on TV, radio or newspaper.


14) does the cooking in a restaurant or hotel.


15) a woman who plays a role in a movie.


16) manages the affairs of a company or business.


17) one who does business.


18) a man who acts in a movie.

4. Read the advertisements. Write down full words for their short forms below.

per hr - per hour per wk…………… tel …………… p/t

5. Complete the table with information from the advertisements in exercise 4. If information is missing, leave a space. Talk about the differences in advertisements.


The company in advertisement A is looking for permanent workers, because employees should have work permits, while in advertisement B it is not mentioned whether they need temporary or permanent workers.




Job title

Part-time or full-time

Temporary or permanent



Experience needed

How you apply

6. Read the short conversations and put the verbs in brackets in the correct tense form (Future Perfect or Future Simple).

Stan: Did you hear that Christine (take) ___ a vacation in South America this winter?

Fred: I can’t believe how often she goes abroad. Where exactly does she want to go?

Stan: She (visit) ___ Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.

Fred: At this rate, she (visit) ___ every country in the world by the time she’s 50.

Judy: How long have you been in Miami?

Elaine: I have only been here for a couple of weeks.

Judy: How long do you plan on staying?

Elaine: I love Miami, so I (stay) ___ here for an extended period of time. When I go back home, I (be) ___ here for more than three months.

Judy: Wow, that’s quite a vacation! You (see, definitely) ___ everything there is to see in Miami by then.

Jane: I can’t believe how late we are! By the time we get to the dinner, everyone (finish, already) ___ eating.

Jack: It’s your own fault. You took too much time in the bathroom.

Jane: I couldn’t get my hair look right.

Jack: Who cares? By the time we get there, everyone (left) ___ .

Nobody (see, even)______ your hair.

7. Interview your parents. Write their answers in your copy-book and then report the results to your classmates.

1. How old were you when you got your first job?

2. If you could own your own business, what would it be?

3. If you had to choose between a satisfying job and a well-paid one, which would you choose?

4. When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

5. What are some jobs that you think would be fun?

6. Would you like to be self-employed?

7. What are the advantages and disadvantages of self-employment?

8. What (or who) influenced your choice of job? (Why did you choose your job?)

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