1. happy 2. unhappy 3.happy 4. happy 5. unhappy 6.happy 7.unhappy 8. unhappy 9. unhappy 10. unhappy 11. happy 12. unhappy 13. unhapy 14. unhappy 15. unhappy 16. happy 17.happy 18.happy 19. unhappy 20. unhappy 21. unhappy 22. happy 23. unhappy.
'Sick Building Syndrome' is a recently discovered problem in which the design of a building adversely affects
the people working in it. For example, in buildings with poor ventilation the employees often suffer from
headaches or breathing problems.
'Repetitive strain injury' (R.S.I.) is a pain in the arm or some other part of the body felt by someone who
performs the same movement many times, such as when operating a computer keyboard.
1.E 2. A 3. B 4. F 5. C 6. D
1. employees 2. unskilled 3. semi-skilled 4. blue-collar 5. manufacturing industries 6. white-collar 7. service
industries 8. job security 9. steady job 10. hiring 11. firing 12. stress 13. demanding 14. unsociable hours
15. repetitive strain injury 16. salary (a salary is paid monthly. We also use it to describe the amount of money an
employee receives over a year: 'What is your salary?' '£24,000 a year / per annum.' We use the word wage or wages
to describe money which is paid daily or weekly) 17. promotion 18. perks 19. incentive 20. increment (we can
also use the expression pay rise) 21. sickness benefit 22. pension 23. self-employed
Other words and expressions which you might find useful include:
employer / manual worker / profession / dismiss / dismissal / recruitment drive (when a company tries to employ a lot
of new people) / overtime / fixed income / candidate / interview / interviewer / interviewee / leave (a formal word