In this lesson, you are going to learn key expressions to talk about what you do and your job responsibilities.
To find out what someone's job is you ask:
How to talk about your job:
Here are the key expressions you can use to say what you do:
to deal with = to handle
to oversee - to watch somebody / something and make sure that a job or an activity is done correctly (Synonym: supervise)
to be in charge of - It is used when you are responsible for someone or something.
You can also use the structure:
Read the job responsibilities below and match them with the jobs. There are three extra answers.
telemarketer, editor, cashier, media assistant, media buyer, promoter, social media specialist, copywriter, typist
1. This person is responsible for data transfer from paper formats into digital files or database systems and for transcribing documents from dictated tapes.
2. This person oversees layout (artwork, design, photography) and checks content for accuracy and errors.
3. This person handles cash transactions with customers using cash registers.
4. This person is responsible for cold calling people using a given phone directory to sell products.
5. This person is responsible for comparing and negotiating rates, ad space and time slots with various media outlets.
6. This person is in charge of distributing product samples, brochures, flyers, etc. to source new sales opportunities.
1. typist; 2. editor; 3. cashier; 4. telemarketer; 5. media buyer; 6. promoter
Write down about your job responsibilities using key expressions from this lesson.
Collocations with Job (Part 1)
Collocations with Job (Part 2)
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