Finding a job

Look at the job adverts and do the exercises to practise and improve your reading skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise first. Then read the adverts and do the other exercises.

Preparation

Do this exercise before you read.

Reading

Finding a job

A

Babysitter needed

We need a babysitter to look after our two boys aged 5 and 7 after school from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., Mon – Fri.

£40 a week.

Call Mary on 678345211

B

Newspaper round before school

We need young people to deliver newspapers on Mon, Wed and Fri mornings. The paper round takes 30 minutes in the village of Clanbrook. Papers must be delivered before 8 a.m. and you must have your own bike.

Interested? Ask for more info at Clanbrook post office.

C

CITY MUSEUM

Holiday job

Do you want to earn some extra money this summer? Do you speak another language?

We need French, Spanish or German speakers to work for us in the City Museum shop Tuesday – Saturday.

Send your CV to citymuseum@shopjob.lkj

D

PART-TIME WORK

Munchies Café

We are looking for breakfast and lunchtime staff to work in our café on Saturdays.

Come in (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.) or call Bella on 612398745 (after 4 p.m.)

Discussion

Do you have a part-time job?

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Comments

Submitted by zxcv on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:40

i never had a part time job,but it would be nice to get extra money

Submitted by denyneira12 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:40

no, i don´t have a part-time job but i want have one because i wuold like win money. one of the part-time jobs that i would like have is a restaurant casier. one job that i wouldn´t have is a babbysitter because some of kids are stressings. do for: Felipe Ast.

Submitted by Carlos2312 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:38

I dont have a part-time job, but when you want to get a job, you need some experience and if you have had a part-time job, can help you to get the job. a part-time job can helps you to have the necessary responsibility for a job. And that you get an extra money for your work is something good.

Submitted by Oscar2002 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:37

I have a job on vacation. I make a delivery in my bike.

Submitted by Corchuelo on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:36

Hi, at the moment i don´t have a part-time job, but i have a holidays job, i used to sell tennis, t-shirts and another types of sport´s clothes, which i get by a importer, who brings a very good quality clothes, i would like to do a part-job in a future.

Submitted by sofiasuarez09 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:34

No, I don´t have a par-time job, because I don´t have time every days. For example, I have to train the mondays and wednesdays voleibol in the afterternoon. Other reason is that in my country is illegal, but equally many people do it. I consider that later I would like to have a part-time job, because sometimes I need money and my parents do not give me it. Also because I like save money for my expenses.

Submitted by lulaciro on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:34

No, I do not have a part-time job, due to my age, in many places, stores, restaurants, etc. They will not let me work because I'm not yet old enough to do it. But, honestly, I would like to have a part-time job, I think it's a good opportunity to have experience and know how to defend myself before some people. also i will like to have it because it would be good to have money to buy things that i consider neccesary for me.

Submitted by Nicolas1682 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:34

I do not have a part-time job because I do not have time because I arrive at 4 pm at my house and all the part-jobs near my house are in the morning

Submitted by JScaballero on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:33

I don't have a part-time job, but I think it could be a great way to earn cash without be under pressure and have free-time after that. Maybe save up to buy something amazing, a way to be productive.

Submitted by angemp1204 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:32

No, I don't have a part-time job because I'm too young and it is illegal, in a company they won't let us to sign a contract because the police could close that company. Once, in my family there was no money so, I looked for a job and I got it, it wasn't a part-time job because the hours were very long, I entered at 9.00 am and I finished at 8.00 pm, sometimes it was longer. That helped my family and I learned a lot of things, but that didn't leave me time for anything. Later, I will look ffor a part-time job because my family won't give everything for ever.
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Submitted by Lummi on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:31

No, I don't have a part-time job, but I really want one, I think that having a part-time job you can improve your skills, and also, gain some experience that could be useful for your life in the future. In my life, for example, I want a job like this for the holidays because in that time, I'm doing nothing and I'm so bored in my house, so having something like that could be funny and interesting. Also, I think that this type of job gives you a different perspective of the ''real life'', I believe that my country could use some academic methods of France because there, in the "final grade" of school, you can do an internship and with that have some bases for future work.

Submitted by BroustounJr on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:30

At the moment, I have not a part-time job, but I would like to have one, because I would earn more money and I would not ask for it to my mom. it lets me buy anything because is my cash. :v

Submitted by Anonimo0817 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:30

yes, I am worked with my mom y her store the weekends and I help her organized the market and stocking soda and others things. Luis Alejandro

Submitted by Sofia18 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:30

I don't have a part time job, because in my country it is not common that a high school student work while he/she is studing, It is more common that a university have a part time job while he/she is studing; I really would like that my country is like Japan, where the students star the classes at 8:00 a.m and finish It like... at 4:00 p.m and if you want you can stay at school in the extra activities, like sports or club of drama or in the school band, or you can go to your part time job, because in that country is normal that a high school student have a part time job like in a cafeteria, or in a library; I think that it is great to work and earn your own money, without depend of your parent's, or if you want to help them with some extra money. I would really like to have a part time job, like in a music shop, or something that can give me the experience necessary when I will have to apply for a job.
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Submitted by Yoon on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:29

i have a part time job but only on holidays, so i can earn more money, my pay is prettygood actually.

Submitted by denyneira12 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:28

Depend, If i dont any other work, it would not be a good option, firstly because the rest of the day you dont have any more for realize, and this jobs the pay is not very good. But if you study in the morning or have other job, this option is the better, because you can earn extra money and your free time it would be productive. This decision depend only of your time and your purposes.

Submitted by Jsesusdavidg on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:27

No, I dont have a Part Time Job becouse of my time, I would Like to have a work related to my Carrer, becouse i wnat to study Music or something related to sound systems to improve my skills as a Musician but here in my country this kind of Jobs are Just for people with experience, at least you need to have an school diploma or something to work in this kind of stuff thats annoying and unfair >:V :(

Submitted by Dalejopuentes on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:25

no, i only hs a full-time job in the vacations, i consider that is better work a full time in the vacations because the pay is better than the a part-time job

Submitted by Anonimo0817 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:25

I don't have a part-time job because in my country that is unusual and I need to concentrate on my study. But, I would like to work as a babysitter because I love the boys, they are so cute!! Also, I would like to work in a cafe, because I think that job is easy and you don't need a lot of experience.

Submitted by julian585 on Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:22

I don´t have a part-time job but I would like to have one to cover some of my expenses and to save money to buy some videogames and to go out with my friends
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Submitted by Ahjeen on Mon, 01/29/2018 - 08:24

Nope! But I wish to have one!
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