Saturday, 31 January 2009

In class: Vocabulary: jobs

She is a doctor: she works as a doctor

A lawyer is a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
A banker is someone who owns or is an executive in a bank
A bank clerk is an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
A fishmonger is someone who sells fish
A butcher is a meat dealer (butcher’s shop)
A building company is a company which builds houses
A builder / building contractor is someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
A bricklayer is a craftsman skilled in building with bricks
A construction company / building firm builds houses
An estate agent’s is a firm which sells lands, houses, …
A paparazzo is a freelance photographer who pursues celebrities trying to take candid photographs of them to sell to newspapers or magazines
A journalist is a writer for newspapers and magazines
A reporter is a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories

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