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Ability

Address

Advert
Advertise

Ambitious
App
Appliance

Assertive
Attitude
Badly paid
Balanced
Basic
Be about to
Borrow
Bother
Boyfriend
Build up
Business

Candidate
Checkout
Clear

The state of being able to do something, or your level skill


at doing something ; A manager must have the ability to
well
If you address an issue/requirement, you start trying to
meet it ;The new computer system must address all youre
requirements
Short form for advertisement ; He saw an advert for the
job in the newspaper
To tell the public about a product or service in order to
persuade them to buy it or use it ; I saw your car
advertised in the evening paper
Determined to be successful or powerful
A piece of computer software which does a particular job ;
Ive downloaded this great app onto my mobile phone
A piece of electrical equipment , such as a refrigerator or a
washing machine , that is used in peoples homes ; The
kitchen was full of the latest appliances
Behaving confidently to make people listen to you; She
was assertive her rights, but without being unpleasant.
What you think and feel about something ; He has a very
positive attitude towards his work
Receiving very little money for the work you do ; He is
badly paid
Fair and sensible ; A balanced approach to the problem
Basic things are the most simple or the most important
things ; The basic idea is simple
To be ready to start doing something ; We were about to
leave when Jerry arrived
To use something that belongs to someone else and give it
back to them later; Can I borrow the car tonight, dad?
To make the effort to do something ; He didnt bother to lock
the door
A man that you are having a romantic relationship with ; Shes
getting married to her boyfriend next year
To developed something slowly ; My father built up the business
himself
The activity of producing or selling goods and services , in
order to make money ; You need a lot of money to succeed in
business
Someone who is being considered for a job or is competing in
an election ; Shes candidate for the job at my company
The place in a supermarket where you pay for goods ; He works
on the checkout at the local supermarket
easy to understand , see , read or hear ; His clear thinking cut
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College
Combine
Communication
Company
Compete
Competitive

Confused
Contact
Contact details

Contestant
Crossroads
Currently
Customer
Deal with
Decision
Decorating

Degree
Demands
Disadvantaged

Disciplined

Discreet

through our confusion


A school for advanced education , especially in a particular
profession or skill ; An art college
To join or mix two or more things together ; Diets are most
effective when combined with exercise
When people talk to each other information, The internet is an
important means of communication.
An organisation that makes or sells something or provides a
service : He set up his own company
To try to win something or to be more successful than someone
else ; Ten runners are competing in the race
Completive situation is one in which people or organisations try
to be more successful than others ; A highly competitive
industry
Unable to think clearly , so that you do not know what to do ;
She is confused by all the choices she has
To telephone, email , text or write to someone ; She contacted
the police
The information someone needs to contact you by post ,
telephone and email ; Give me you contact details and well
pone your order arrives
Someone who competes in a competition ; The twelve
contestants had to answer difficult questions
A time when you have to make an important decision about
your future ; Neil is at a crossroads in his career
Happening, existing or being done now ; He is currently living
France
Someone who buys things from a shop or Company ;The shop
assistant was serving a customer
To do what is necessary, especially in order to solve a problem;
Who deals with complaints?
A choice or judgment that you make ; it was a big decision and
I needed to think about it
The process of painting or putting paper onto walls of a room
more building ; I want to get the decorating finished before
Christmas
A qualification that you get when you finish a course at
university ; She has a degree in physics
He difficult or tiring things you have to do ; The demands of
modern life
Someone who is poor and does not have a good education ,
good health etc ; The disadvantaged tend to live in poorer of
the city
A disciplined person obeys rules and controls their behavior ;
He is disciplined enough to run every day , whatever the
weather
Careful about what you say or to do, that you do not upset or
embarrass people; Can you be discreet about this?
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Distract
Distraction
Effective
Effectively
Elderly
Employer
Enrol/Enroll
Enthusiasm
Enthusiastic
Excellent
Executive
Explain
Failure
Feeling
Final
Finalist
Fit
Friend

Fulfil/fulfill
Get ahead
Goal
Guess
Guru
Hard
Hire

To take someones attention away from what they are doing ;


The government is trying to distract attention from its failures
Something that takes your attention away from what you are
doing ; I cant study at home there are too many distractions
Having the result that you want ; An effective way to teach
reading
Ina a way that gets the result you want ; She controlled the
class very effectively
People who are old ; A home for the elderly
An organisation the name of your previous employer; Please
give the name of you previous employer.
If you enroll at a college, university etc , you officially to join a
course there ; I enrolled on the wine course
A strong feeling of interest and enjoyment ; He welcomed us
with great enthusiasm
Interested and excited ; She wasnt very enthusiastic about
going to London
Extremely good or of very high quality; What an excellent idea!
An important manager in a company ; a sales executive
To tell someone about something in a way which makes it easy
to understand ; I explained the rules to Sara
When someone or something does not succeed ; His career
ended in failure
Something that you fell in your mind , for example , happiness
or sadness ; Dont try hide your feelings
The last and most important game , race etc in a competition ;
he didnt get through to the finals
One of the people or teams that reaches the last of a
competition ; Andy Murray was a finalist at Wimbledon last year
Healthy and strong , especially because you exercise regularly ;
He was young and physically fit
Someone who has made a link with you on a social networking
site such as Facebook ; Shes a friend on Facebook but weve
never met
To achieve the thing that you hoped for , wished for etc ; She
never fulfilled her dream of becoming a dancer
To be successful in your job, work etc ; He got ahead through
hard work and determination
Something that you hope to achieve in the future ; They
achieved their goal of a 50 percent increase in sales
To answer a question or decide something without being sure
whether you are right ; Guess how much the dress cost !
Someone that people respect because they are very wise or
skillful in a particular subject ; A management guru
Involving a lot physical or mental effort or suffering ; Bringing
up children on your own is hard work
To employ someone to do something for a period of time ; He
couldnt find anyone who would hire him
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Honest
Hurry up
Ideal
Identify

Imagination
Improve
Improvement
In touch
Intend
Intention
International
Interpersonal
Inventor
Jealous
Judge
Kind
Knowledge

Lifetime
Light bulb
Manage

Manner
Marketing
Marry
Material

Sincere or telling the true facts about something ; She was


always honest about her feelings
Spoken used to tell someone to do something more quickly;
Hurry up! Were late
The best or most suitable ; An ideal place for a picnic
To recognize something or someone and say correctly what or
who they are ; She was unable to identify her weaknesses so
her didnt improve
To ability to form pictures or ideas in you mind ; He has a
wonderful imagination and writes lovely stories for children
To become better, or to make something better ; Her German is
improving
When something becomes better than it was ; there was steady
improvement in efficiency
If you are in touch with someone, you speak or write to them
regularly; Bye, Jane! Dont forget to keep in touch
To have something in your mind as a plan or purpose ; I intend
to move house next year
Something you plan to do ; He announced his intention to
resign
Relating to or involving more than one country ; International
trade
Involving relationships between people ; Good interpersonal
skills are essential for this job
Someone who has invented something ; The inventor of the
bicycle
Unhappy because someone else has something that you wish
you had ; Youre just jealous of me because I got better grades
To decide who has won a competition; Who is judging the talent
contest?
A type of person or thing; What kind of pizza do you want?
The information, skills and understanding that you have got
through learning or experience; You dont need to have any
special knowledge to do this job.
The period of time during which someone is alive ; This trip was
the holiday of a lifetime
The glass part of an electric light , where the light shines from ;
The light was dim as the light bulb was very dusty
To use time , money or the other things sensibly , without
wasting them ; You need to learn to manage your time more
effectively
The way in which someone behaves with other people ; She
has a calm manner of speaking on the phone
The activity of deciding how to advertise a product, what price
to charge for it etc. He works in sales and marketing
If you marry someone , you become their husband or wife ; Ive
asked her to marry me
A solid substance that you can use to make things ; They sell
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Maternity leave

Meeting
Mention
Mistake
Moral
Motivate

Multimillionaire
Nasty
Network

Offer
Opportunity
Optimistic
Outgoing
Owner
Pack
Permanent
Permanently
Personal
Placement
Pleased
Position
Potential

all sorts of building materials


Time that a women has away from her job because she has just
had a baby ; Her baby is due next month so shes going on
maternity leave
An event where people meet to discuss something ; Ive got am
important meeting this afternoon
To talk or write about something without giving many details ;
He did mention he was having problems
Something you do that has a bad result ; Its your decision , but
I warn you youre making a mistake
Something you learn from a story ; The moral of the story is
that crime doesnt pay
To make someone want to achieve something , especially by
encouraging them to work harder ; The 2012 Olympics may
motivate young people to take up sport
Someone who us very rich and has several million pounds or
dollars ; The Harry Potter books have made J.K Rowling a multimillionaire
Unpleasant or unkind; What a nasty thing to say!
A large number of people, organisations etc that know and help
each other or work together. Tim had a strong network of
contacts in Europe
A promise , a statement saying something will happen ; The y
made me a job offer
A chance to do something ; The children will have the
opportunity to visit a farm
Believing that good things will happen in the future ; Toms
optimistic about finding a job
Someone who is outgoing enjoys meeting and talking to people
; Shes very friendly , outgoing person
Someone who owns something ; The owner of the local hotel
To put things into cases, bags etc ready for a journey; Do not
forget to pack a warm coat.
Continuing to exist for a long time or for all future time ; A
permanent job
Always , or for a very long time ; The accident left him
permanently disabled
Criticising someone in a rude way ; Dont make personal
remarks
A job that is found for someone , especially to give them
experience of work ; A work experience placement
Happy about something or satisfied with something; Thats
wonderful. Im really pleased for you
A job in a particular organisation ; Hart will shortly take up the
position of marketing director
Abilities or qualities that may make someone or something very
successful in the future ; She was told she had great potential
as a singer
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Practical
Predict
Private
Production

Professional
Profit

Profitable
Programme
Project
Qualifications

Qualify
Reality show

Reasonably
Regret

Related
Relationship
Remark
Requirements
Respond
Responsibility
Same
Save
Secretly

Good at planning and making decisions ; He brings a very


practical attitude to his work
To say that something will happen , before it happens ;
Organiser are predicting a close race
Not owned or paid for by the government ; he went to a private
school
The process of making things in a factory or growing food to be
sold , or the amount produced ; The production of consumer
goods
Showing that someone has been well trained and is good at
their work ; A professional approach to the job
The money that you get when you sell something for more than
you paid for it , especially in business ; The sold the house at a
big profit
Producing a profit or a useful result ; profitable investments
set of instructions to a computer to make it do something ; Ive
just got a new computer programme
A piece of work that is carefully planned and done over a period
of time ; A three-year research project
If you have qualification, you have passed an examination or
course to show you have a particular level of skill or knowledge
in a subject; Do you have teaching qualifications?
To pass an examination that shows you are trained to do a
particular job ; Sue qualified as a solicitor last year
A TV programme that shows what actually happens and is true
m not what is imagined ; Reality shows have become very
popular in recent years
Quite but not very ; I think I did reasonably well in the test
To feel sorry about something you have done and wish you had
not done it; If we dont deal with the problem now, well live to
regret it .
Things that are related are connected ; stress-related illness
The attitude that two people or groups show towards each
other ; I had a close relationships with my father
Something that you say to express your opinion ; Carl made a
spiteful remark about her hair
Something that is needed or asked for ; The main requirements
for the job are enthusiasm and a positive attitude
To answer ; He didnt respond to my email
Is something is your responsibility , it is your job or duty to do it
; Its your responsibility to pay the bills on time
In the same state ; The town is not the same as it was when I
was a child
To keep money so that you can use it later ; Ive saved $600 so
far
Doing something without telling anyone , because you do not
want other people to know about it ; I secretly recorded our
conversation
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Secure
Sell
Semi-final

Senior
Sense
Sensitive
Settle down
Shock

Sick
Social

Social Media

Specialise
Stall
Statement
Strategy
Stressful
Strong
Success
Summarise/ize

Survey

tablet

Not likely to change or fail; Does the company now have a


secure future?
To try to persuade someone to accept a new plan or idea
The two games that are played in a competition before the last
game. the winners of the two semi-finals play each other in the
final game to find the winner ; the winner of todays semi-final
will play Manchester unites in the final
A senior person has an important position or rank ; Senior
management
The ability to judge or understand something. She has excellent
business sense
A sensitive person thinks of how other people will feel about
something ; He was very sensitive to other peoples needs
To star living a quiet life in one place , especially when you get
married ; I want to settle down and have children
If something is a shock, or if it gives you a shock, you did not
expect it and it makes you feel very surprised and usually
upset. I got a terrible shock when I saw the bill
To fell ill in your stomach and as if you might vomit ; Coffee
makes me feel sick
Social activities are ones in which you talk to other people and
do things with them for enjoyment ; A range of social events for
employees
All the social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter
through which you can contact other people online. Todays
social media have changed the way we make friends
To do mainly one activity or study mainly one subject ; a lawyer
who specialises in divorce
A large table on which you put things you want to sell ; a
market stall
Something that you say or write publicly or officially ; The
Presidents statements on the economy
A plan used to achieve something ; the long-term economic
strategy
A stressful job or situation makes you feel very worried and
unable relax His job is very stressful at the moment
Something that is strong is good and is not likely to fail ; They
have a very strong relationship
Something you do that has the result or effect that you
wanted ; The meeting was a success
To give only the main information about something without the
details : The introduction summarises the main points of the
reports
A set of questions that you ask a lot of people in order to find
out about their opinions or behavior ; We conducted a survey of
peoples eating habits
A small round piece of medicine that you swallow ; The doctor
gave him some tablets to stop his hay fever
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Team
Tough
Trainee
Training
Type
Unemployed
Unkind
Upset
Volunteer
Weakness
Wealthy
Well organised
Well Paid
Workaholic

A group of people who work together ; A member of sales team


A tough person is strong or determined , and not easily upset
Someone who us being taught to do a job ; A trainee teacher
The process of teaching or learning the skills for a particular job
or activity ; We all received training in first aid
To write something using a computer or typewriter ; Cindy can
type 540 words a minute
Without a job ; An unemployed teacher
Treating people in an unpleasant and slightly cruel way ; Her
husband is very unkind to her
Unhappy because something unpleasant or disappointing has
happened ; When I told him hed failed , he got very upset
Someone who does work without being paid ; Hes volunteer
for the Red Cross
A problem or fault; What are your main strengths and
weaknesses?
Rich ; an extremely wealthy family
Good at planning the things that you have to do and doing
them at the right time ; Shes always well organised
Receiving a lot of money for the work you do ; I would like a job
that is well paid
Someone who chooses to work so much that they do not have
time for anything else ; His marriage ended because he was a
workaholic

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