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Stage 10

Changing jobs

1 . Onde você costuma procurar ofertas de emprego? Em anúncios de jornais?

2 . Leia o anúncio de emprego abaixo. Consulte no Word Bank o significado das palavras que você ainda não conhece.

Group Marketing Manager – Hotels

We are looking for an energetic person to market our budget hotels. The successful candidate will have excellent presentation skills and experience of working in the hotel industry. You will be fluent in English and at least one other European language. Competitive salary, car and petrol allowance and an excellent pension plan. Please reply with full CV by email to …

3 . Leia o currículo de uma candidata ao cargo. Depois, leia as informações ao lado do currículo que estão na carta de apresentação. Relacione as frases com a parte apropriada do currículo da candidata. A mesma parte do currículo pode estar relacionada a várias frases.

a) After I completed my course in 1995, I worked in France for two years.

b) Lately, I have been finding and developing new business for the company.

c) As you can see from my CV, I speak four languages (including English), and I am fluent in all of them.

d) While I was manager, I was responsible for all the business clients and
conference organisation.

e) In my current job, I have travelled a lot in Europe and I have made some very good contacts, particularly in eastern and central Europe.

f) I took a hotel management course in Geneva.This lasted for three years.

Grammar: since / for

Usamos since quando descrevemos uma atividade ou evento que teve início em uma data específica e continua até o presente.

Since 1993, I have been involved in the company’s marketing strategy.

Usamos for para indicar por quanto tempo uma atividade ou acontecimento durou.

I worked in France for two years.

4 . Observe os verbos nas frases da carta de Helena.

Que verbos ela usa para falar de suas habilidades, empregos e experiências? Anote-os.

Que tempo verbal ela usa para falar de suas habilidades?

Que tempo verbal ela usa para falar de suas experiências profissionais e acadêmicas?

Que dois tempos verbais ela usa para falar de seu emprego atual?

5 . Ouça uma parte da entrevista de emprego realizada com Helena e leia o currículo novamente. Escolha a melhor palavra, since ou for, para completar as frases sobre Helena.

1 She studied hotel management for / since three years.

2 She lived in Dubai for / since two years.

3 She has worked in Rome for / since 2000.

4 She has had three jobs for / since she finished her course.

5 She has been responsible for new business at La Scala Hotels for / since 2000.

6 She lived in France for / since two years.

20 minutes+

Use since ou for para completar as frases a seguir.

1 I have been working in Geneva ……………… two years.

2 I have been working in Geneva ……………… 2003.

3 She hasn’t had a holiday ……………… last year.

4 He’s been away from work ……………… two weeks.

5 He’s been really happy ……………… he started work here.

6 She’s been very busy ……………… the last three months – ……………… April,
in fact.


Word Bank

allowance (substantivo) = permissão

candidate (substantivo) = candidato

competitive (adjetivo) = competitivo

current (adjetivo) = atual

diploma (substantivo) = diploma

energetic (adjetivo) = ativo, cheio de energia

industry (substantivo) = indústria

market (verbo) = vender

professional (adjetivo) = profissional

successful (adjetivo) = bem-sucedido


Respostas:

Exercício 3

1-f; 2-b, e; 3-d; 4-a; 5-c

Exercício 4

a completed (past) / worked (past)

b have been finding and developing (present perfect continuous)

c speak (present) / am (present)

d was (past) / was (past)

e have travelled (present perfect) / have made (present perfect)

f took (past) / lasted (past)

Helena uses the present tense to talk about her abilities.

Helena uses the past tense to talk about her past jobs and schooling.

Helena uses the present perfect and the present perfect continuous tenses to talk about her present job.

Exercício 5

1 for

2 for

3 since

4 since

5 since

6 for

20 minutes+

1 for

2 since

3 since

4 for

5 since

6 for / since