Present Perfect jobs guessing

Business Result Pre-Intermediate Unit 5

Choose one of the jobs below without telling your partner which one. Ask them five to ten questions about their experience and qualifications. When you have finished your questions, your partner should guess which job you were pretending to interview them for.

CEO/ Managing Director

(Door to door) salesman (= Sales executive)

Executive (= Director = Top manager)

Middle manager

HR manager (= Personnel manager)

Accountant

Factory worker

Factory supervisor

Secretary/ PA

Solicitor/ barrister/ attorney/ lawyer

Cleaner

Receptionist

Security guard

Programmer

Shop assistant

Air hostess (= air stewardess, flight attendant or cabin crew)

Businessman/ Entrepreneur

Consultant

Office worker/ Clerk

Door man/ Concierge

Handyman/ Janitor (= Caretaker)

Trader

Banker

Bank clerk

Politician

Civil servant (= Public servant)

Teacher

Corporate trainer

Lecturer/ Professor

Researcher

Technician

Service engineer

Mechanic

Lab assistant

Estate agent (= Real estate agent)

Translator/ Interpreter

Editor/ Sub-editor

Cycle courier/ Motorcycle courier

Travel agent

Cashier

Check in clerk

What’s the difference between the following words and expressions?

Manager and executive/ top manager/ director

Office worker and businessman

Secretary and PA

Lecturer and professor

Bank clerk, bank employee and banker

Staff and employees

Sales executive and executive

Personal and personnel

Part-time and temporary/ casual

Freshman and new recruit

What is wrong with the following expressions?

Guardman

Casher

Submanager

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