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Unit 5: Work
 
Listen  2: Talking about work conditions (part 2)
 
Cup of coffee
 
 
Fiona is telling John about her part time job as a waitress. She tells him about the various rules and obligations that her job involves.
 
Instructions for exercise
 
Listen to the dialogue by pressing the play button below (play). When you have heard it, drag the sentences into the white boxes in the correct order. Use the language tips at the bottom of the page to help you.
 
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Language tips - vocabulary
 
a uniform - the clothes worn by a group of workers e.g. policemen, firemen, nurses etc
colleagues - people who you work with

 
Language tips - grammar
 
Talking about obligations

When we want to give advice we use should (must is very strong).
"You should wear comfortable shoes."
When we talk about obligation we use have to, don't have to or do you have to...?
"I have to do 6 shifts a week."
"Do you have to work long hours?"
"I don't have to work every weekend."


 
 
  Units
 
 
Unit 1: Transport
 
  Unit 2: Hotel
 
  Unit 3: Cinema
 
  Unit 4: Shopping
 
  Unit 5: Work
 
 
 
Listen 1: Talking about work conditions (part 1)
 
 
 
Listen 2: Talking about work conditions (part 2)
 
 
 
Read 1: Job applications
 
 
 
Speak 1: Pronouncing 'have to'
 
 
 
Unit 6: Eating Out