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Employment

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This Revision Bite will give you practice in listening to and understanding French on the subject of employment and unemployment.

Useful vocabulary

 

FrenchEnglish
Employer

To employ

Un employé

A clerk, an employee

Un emploi

A job, a profession, a career

La formationTraining
La formation continueLife-long learning
Un comptableAn accountant
Une entrepriseA company
Un posteA post, a job
MenacerTo threaten
Financier(e)Financial
LicencierTo fire, to sack
Le manqueThe lack
Porter la culotteTo wear the trousers
FinancerTo finance, to fund
Une brancheA field (of work)
Gagner sa vieTo earn a living
Le chômageUnemployment
Être au chômageTo be unemployed

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