After that there are the three ESL work vocabulary exercises for you to do to test your knowledge of the vocabulary items. The exercises are as follows: Identify the definition of a word. Identify the meaning of a definition. Identify pictures of vocabulary items. ESL Work Vocabulary List with Definitions. The following list of ESL work vocabulary has many words that you should learn to be able to talk about work. Work and Occupation – Vocabulary Exercisess. 5033 Colours in English – Exercise; 5021 In the office – Find the pairs; 5011 Jobs – Find the pairs 1; 5013 Jobs – Find the pairs 2; 5017 Jobs – Crossword (easy) 5019 Jobs – Crossword (medium) 5051 Where do they work? 5023 Where does the boss work?
Adult Vocabulary Free Exercises
Talking about work 2
Talking about work 3
Describing people in English 1
Describing people in English 2
NEW!Describing people in English 3
NEW!Describing people in English 4
NEW!Describing people in English 5
In the city (things/places) 1
In the city (things/places) 2
NEW!Talking about movies 1
NEW!Talking about movies 2
NEW!Talking about movies 3
Nationalities 1 (North and South America)
Nationalities 2 (Asia)
Nationalities 3 (Europe I)
Nationalities 4 (Europe II)
Nationalities 5 (Africa)
Restaurant (For customers and staff) 1
Restaurant (For customers and staff) 2
Restaurant (For customers and staff) 3
Cleaning the house 1
Cleaning the house 2
Traveling/Planning a trip 1
Traveling/Planning a trip 2
Traveling/Planning a trip 3
Traveling/Planning a trip 4
Family members 1
Housework and household chores 1
Around the house 1
Around the house 2
Around the bedroom/sleeping 1
Around the bedroom/sleeping 2
Emotions & Feelings 1
Emotions & Feelings 2
Emotions & Feelings 3
Emotions & Feelings 4
Emotions & Feelings 5
Talking about TV shows
Food/ Cooking 1
Food/ Cooking 2
Food/ Cooking 3
Food/ Cooking 4
Food/ Cooking 5
In the kitchen 1
In the kitchen 2
In the bathroom 1
Talking about the weather 1
Talking about the weather 2
Talking about the weather 3
Everyday Problems 1
Everyday Problems 2
NEW!Climate change/global warming 1
NEW!Climate change/global warming 2
Environmental topics/concerns 2
Environmental topics/concerns 1
Environmental topics/concerns 2
Environmental topics/concerns 3
Environmental topics/concerns 4
At the hotel 1
At the hotel 2
At the hotel 3
Love, Marriage, Romance, Flirting 1
Love, Marriage, Romance, Flirting 2
Love, Marriage, Romance, Flirting 3
Online shopping (buying things online) 1
Online shopping (buying things online) 2
Beach-related vocabulary 1
Beach-related vocabulary 2
Birthday-related vocabulary 1
Common Vocabulary Mistakes 1
Common Vocabulary Mistakes 2
Common Vocabulary Mistakes 3
Common Vocabulary Mistakes 4
Common Mistakes: One word or two? 1
Common Mistakes: One word or two? 2
At a Party (Parties, Dinner Parties, etc.) 1
At a Party (Parties, Dinner Parties, etc.) 2
Drinking/ Bars/ Pubs
Real estate: Buying a house/apartment 1
Real estate: Buying a house/apartment 2
Shopping/ Mall 1
Shopping/ Mall 2
Web Hosting Terms
Renovations/Home Improvement 1
Renovations/Home Improvement 2
The language of sports 1
The language of sports 2
The language of sports 3 (Olympics)
The language of sports 4 (Olympics)
The language of sports 5 (Olympics)
The language of sports 6 (Olympics)
The language of sports 7 (Olympics)
The language of sports 8 (Olympics)
Dancing/dance lessons 1
Dancing/dance lessons 2
JOB - WORK
The difference between 'job' and 'work'.
JOB generally refers to a function or position.
♦ Julie went to Japan and got a job as an English teacher.
♦ About 150 jobs will be created in the new industrial zone.
♦ Emily is an events manager. She loves her job.
♦ John is out of work at the moment. He’s busy applying for jobs.
♦ You'll need a well-paid job if you want to live in central London.
A job can also be a task, an assignment or a chore.
♦ I had a hard job removing the stains.
♦ Charlie! It's your job to mow the lawn!
♦ Stop interrupting her. Let her get on with the job!
Job is a countable noun. A person can have one job or several jobs.
♦ Bob took on a second job because he needed more money.
A job can be full-time or part-time, temporary or permanent.
Expressions with the word 'job' :
• You did a good/great job! → You succeeded in doing something well.
• It's a good job Tom heard the customer complaining.→ Luckily Tom heard ..
• A plum job → A well-paid job that is considered relatively easy.
WORK refers to mental or physical activity.
♦ Emily works very hard. She has a lot of work to do.
♦ John is looking forward to going back to work/to working again.
♦ There's a lot of work to be done to the old house.
Work is both a verb and an uncountable noun.
♦ Bob works in the oil industry.
♦ Many people apply for work in his company.(not: a work)
♦ Work on the project has not yet begun.
It can also refer to the place where you do your job.
♦ Where’s Dad? He’s at work.
♦ He arrives at work at 9 o'clock every morning.
♦ It is advisable not to make personal calls at work.
♦ I'll buy some food on my way home from work.
Expressions with the word 'work' :
• Work like a charm (be very effective)
→ I cleaned it with vinegar and it worked like a charm!
• Work your fingers to the bone (work very hard)
→ He worked his fingers to the bone to have everything ready on time.
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