JOBS AND WORK – OFFICES

USEFUL VOCABULARY

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bindercalculatordesk
Binder(s)Calculator(s)Computer(s) Desk(s) Keyboard(s)
desk lampdiaryenvelope
Desk lamp(s)Diary (diaries)Envelope(s) Letter(s)
filing cabinetflipchartfolder
Filing cabinet(s)Flipchart(s)Folder(s)
hole punchnotice boardChair
Hole punch(es)Notice board(s) drawing pin(s) note(s)Office chair(s) / Executive chair(s)
paper clippen and pencilstapler
Paper clip(s) Post It Note(s) Paper (Sheet(s) of paper)Pen(s) and pencil(s)Stapler(s)
staple removerstaple
Staple remover(s)Staple(s)

BUILD UP

Computers

Dress to impress

OFFICE WORKERS TEND TO DRESS SMARTLY. FOR BOTH SMART SHOES. FOR MEN A SUIT, MAYBE A WAISTCOAT AND A SHIRT AND TIE, FOR WOMEN A SUIT (USUALLY WITH A SKIRT) AND BLOUSE.
Office worker manWoman in the office

Work – Who works in an office?

JobWhat do they do?Where do they work?
AccountantsLook after the finances in an organisastion.They work in an office.
LawyersDefend and prosecute people.They work in a law court and in a lawyers office.
ReceptionistsMeet and greet visitors.They work in reception.
Sales RepresentativesSell goods and look after customers.They work on the road and in an office..
SecretariesArrange appointments, type letters and organise meetings.They work in an office.

 

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