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1 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II

2 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II Underpaid: pay too little to (someone) or for (something). Stressful: Stress is the body's reaction to a change that requires a physical, mental or emotional adjustment or response. Overtime: Time in addition to what is normal, esp. time worked beyond one's scheduled working hours. Allowances: A sum of money paid regularly to a person, typically to meet specified needs or expenses. Unemployment Benefits: Insurance benefits paid by the state or federal government to individuals who are involuntarily out of work in order to provide them with necessities, such as food, clothing, and shelter.

3 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II EnglishFrench UnderpaidSous-payés StressfulStressant Overtime Heures supplémentaires AllowancesDes indemnités Unemployment Benefits Des allocations de chômage

4 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II How much your paid What you can talk about! Working conditions likes breaks How much supervisors, managers and owners earn. Do you need to bring a doctors note?

5 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II What you mustn't do! You cant share confidential information with other workers Never talk about working conditions in front of customers.

6 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II Communicate after working hoursWorking overtime Management sets tight project deadlines. Employees chose salary increment over a vacation

7 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II Late Late (en retard) a un comparatif et deux superlatifs reguliers : Later plus tard, the latest le tout dernier en date, the last le dernier Quand on compare deux elements, le comparatif est irregulier. the latter dernier LATE LATEST LAST LATER

8 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II Fill in the blanks with the right word: late, last, later, latter, latest. 1.The employee did his best to finish in time. Unfortunately, he finished ________. 2.It's a bit ________ to change your mind! Come on, go on with your work! 3.The ________ news from the department is very alarming. 4.My colleague has two urgent tasks: the former is done, the ________ has to be done. 5.Do you know that Paul is in his ________ forties? Yes I do. He'll be 48 next week. 6.She say's it's the ________ time she will accept such a situation. 7.Goodbye! See you ________!

9 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II Les pronoms relatifs AnimeNon-anime Sujetwhowhich / that Objet(whom / that)(which / that) Complement prepositionnelat whomat which Complement de nomwhoseof which / whose Le choix d'un pronom relatif depend de ce qui le precede. Who: anime, sujet The manager who is new will help you. (Le directeur qui est nouveau va vous aider.) Which / that: non anime, sujet It is a firm which / that is famous. (C'est une enterprise qui est celebre.) That ou complement It is a job (that) I don't like. (C'est un travail que je n' aime pas.)

10 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II Where: lieu The place where he works is pleasant. (L'endroit ou il travaille est agreable.) When: epoque, moment ou jour I remember the day when I got my first job. (Je me souviens du jour ou j'ai eu mon pre-mier emploi.) Why: cause He does not know the reason why he failed. (Il ne sait pas pourquoi il a echoue.) Traduction de "don't" Whose: une possesssion, The clerk, whose results are good has been promoted. (Cet employe, dont les resultats sont bons, a recu une promotion.) Preposition: si le verbe est suivi d'une preposition. It is a subject I cannot talk about. (C'est un sujet dont je ne peux parler.)

11 © 2011 Working Conditions – Part II Fill in the blanks with the appropriate relative pronouns: where, who, whom, whose, which. 1.Apple received an unexpected welcome, ________ included the burning of pictures of iPhones. 2.The company employs 800, 000 people, half of ________ live in Shenshen. 3.The firm operates in a huge industrial park, ________ is called Foxconn city. 4.This is the place ________ suicides took place. 5.A constant stream of young workers replace those ________ leave. 6.He is a psychologist ________ wrote a book about working conditions. 7.He says he spoke with hundreds of clerks ________ lives had been ruined by unfair reviews.

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