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Job or Work?



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Many people enjoy their jobs even though a lot hard work may be involved. Some people don't like physical work and prefer a desk job and there are some activities which involve a great deal of work but which would not be considered jobs (e.g. house-work). On Monday morning we go to work (not job) and if we are unemployed we may go to the job centre to apply for a new job or find work.

 

So what's the difference?

 

The word job may be defined as the regular work a person does to earn money.

Work, as a noun, could be defined as an activity, such as a job, which a person uses physical or mental effort to do. It can also describe the material used by someone at work or what they produce.

Apart from the dictionary definition there are of course a host of collocations where we use either job or work, but not both.

 

In the table below insert either job or work to complete the collocation.

 

1. day ________

you do this to earn money so that you can do something else that you prefer but that does not pay you much money

2. desk __________

working in an office

3. ___________ ethic

the belief that work is morally good

4. __________ experience

a period of time in which a student temporarily works for an employer to get experience

5. inside __________

a crime, especially stealing, committed by someone in the place where they work

6. __________ security

the knowledge that your job is permanent as long as you want it to be

7. shift _______

a pattern of work in which you sometime work during the day and sometimes during the night

8. donkey _________

boring work that needs a lot of effort but has to be done as part of a job

9. dead-end __________

a job in which there is no chance of being raised to a better, more important job

10. _________ centre

a government office where unemployed people can go for advice and information about jobs which are available

11. _______-to-rule

a situation in which people carefully obey all the rules and instructions given to them about their jobs, with the intention of reducing the amount of work they do

12. thirsty ______

hard physical work that makes you thirsty

13. ______ satisfaction

the feeling that you have when you enjoy your job

14. a put-up _______

an attempt to trick or deceive someone

15. sale of ______

an event at which people sell things that they have made, especially so that they can give the money to charity

16. to do someone's dirty ______

to do something unpleasant or difficult for someone else because they do not want to do it themselves

17. to make short _______ of something

to finish or deal with something quickly

18. nose ______

an operation to change the shape of your nose

Key: 1 job, 2 job, 3 work, 4 work, 5 job, 6 job, 7 work, 8 work, 9 job, 10 job, 11 work, 12 work, 13 job, 14 job, 15 work, 16 work, 17 work, 18 job. 

 

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Graham McCabe jest trenerem języka angielskiego, z powodzeniem prowadzącym kursy biznesowe od ponad dziesięciu lat. Graham jest Szkotem z wykształceniem ekonomiczno-prawniczym oraz kwalifikacjami w zakresie nauczania języka angielskiego, potwierdzonymi dyplomem TEFL. Doświadczenie zdobywał pracując w Wielkiej Brytanii, Czechach, Izraelu, a od wielu lat również w Polsce. Współpracę z ACT rozpoczął w 2010 roku i w bardzo krótkim czasie stał się jednym z najbardziej pożądanych lektorów, cenionym za kompetencje, zorganizowanie oraz profesjonalizm





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