№47 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 47
I. Stella M.: I haven't been a nurse long but every day I just hate it! job makes me work more than 50 hours a week and I have personally worked a shift where I didn't sleep, eat, or go to the bathroom in over 40 hours! I have started to feel like a patient's personal slave! I do care about people, but I also care about myfeelf. I wish I hadn't found the job!
b) Read the definitions of the words in bold. Then, read the comments in ex. 2a and answer the questions below.
1. role model - a person whom someone admires and whose behaviour they try to copy;
2.to be an influence - to have the power to have an effect on people or things;
3.challenging - needing great mental or physical effort in order to be done successfully, testing a person's ability;
4.load - the amount of work to be done by a person;
5. calling - a desire to do a job in which you help others;
6. to regret - to be sorry about something you have done;
7. rewarding - giving a lot of satisfaction, but possibly not much money;
8. employment prospects - the chances of getting a paid job;
9.competitive - as high as in other good jobs;
10.reward - something given in exchange for good behaviour or good work;
II. commitment - being ready to spend all your time doing your job.
a) Is nursing more of a calling than a career?
b) How big is the work load?
c) Who have been the nurses' role models?
d) What has been a great influence on them?
e) Have any of the nurses regretted choosing the job? Why?
f) What skills are needed in nursing?
g) Why do nurses need commitment to their job?
h) Why is their job challenging?
THE HARDEST JOB YOU WILL EVER LOVE!