12. Money and work

12. Money and work

Set 1’

1.      She is on 40k a year.

2.      She is on forty thousand a year.

3.      Her monthly salary is about $3,300.

4.      She makes forty thousand pounds a year.

5.      Parker Publishing offer an excellent remuneration package to executives.

 

Set 2

1.      He works for Parker Publishing.

2.      He is employed by Parker Publishing.

3.      He is on the staff of Parker Publishing.

4.      He is on the payroll of Parker Publishing.

5.      He is a Parker Publishing staff member.

 

Set 3

1.      Parker Publishing pay their deliver drivers a good hourly rate.

2.      Parker Publishing pay their deliver drivers well.

3.      Parker Publishing deliver drivers are on good money.

4.      Parker Publishing deliver drivers are well paid.

5.      Parker Publishing deliver drivers get a good weekly wage.

 

1.      Tony does not pay tax. He gets paid _________.

A. cash in pocket        b. cash in hand      c. cash in fingers

2.      Anna is a _________ illustrator. She works for many different _________.

A. freelance/customers   b. free/clients       c. freelance/clients

3.      Anna is _________.

A. self-employed        b. self-working       c. self-paid

4.      Steve works for Burger Planet. He only earns about $6 _________.

A. for an hour          b. an hour            c. the hour

5.      Working in a fast-food restaurants is usually a _________ occupation.

A. bad-pay             b. short-pay           c. low-pay

6.      Many company executives receive a performance-related _________.

A. bonus               b. gift                 c. extra

7.      Extra benefits from employers such as free health insurance, free cars and free mobile phones are called _________.

A. presents                 b. extras                  c. perks

8.      Factory workers who get paid for each item they make are _________.

A. in pieces                 b. on piecework            c. on pieces

 

1.      I think you should ask for a pay rise.

2.      I think you should ask for a pay increase.

3.      I think you should ask for more pay.

4.      I think you should ask for higher money.

5.      I think you should ask for a salary increase.

6.      I think you should ask for bigger money.

 

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