To delo je na voljo pod pogoji slovenske licence Creative Commons 2.5:

priznanje avtorstva - nekomercialno - deljenje pod enakimi pogoji.

Celotna licenca je na voljo na spletu na naslovu V skladu s to licenco je dovoljeno vsakemu uporabniku delo razmnoževati, distribuirati, javno priobčevati, dajati v najem in tudi predelovati, vendar samo v nekomercialne namene in ob pogoju, da navede avtorja oziroma avtorje in izdajatelja tega dela. Če uporabnik delo predela, kar pomeni, da ga spremeni, preoblikuje, prevede ali uporabi to delo v svojem delu, lahko predelavo dela ponudi na voljo le pod pogoji, ki so enaki pogojem iz te licence oziroma pod enako licenco.


Tina is a teenager who would like to have some pocket money, but she is not in favour of teenage work while Gwen, her friend, has had some very positive work experience. What could their arguments for and against work be? List them first, and then, check Tina's and Gwen's views below.

Read the profiles of the three teenagers below.

Now, decide which of them is ready for a job.

{Aaron;Lana;Mick} is ready to start working because of the qualities like being responsible, mature, sociable, and has good time-management skills.
{Mick;Aaron;Lana} is not ready yet to start working, not mature enough, and has too many problems at school. Needs to become more independent and learn decision-making skills.
{Lana;Aaron;Mick} might start working, but still needs to acquire some independent life skills such as getting up without Mother’s help and dealing with criticism. Now, the priority should be improving grades.

What kind of a job you think would be appropriate for them? Write in your notebook and discuss it with your partner.

Read about Kevin's first day at work and complete the questions.

What was his first job? A waiter.
What kind of a job was it? A summer part-time job.
How did he feel on his first day ? Terribly nervous.
Why was he nervous? Because he had to serve cups full of hot tea.
Where are cups and glasses filled to the brim ? In England.
Why didn't he want to spill any tea? To not make a fool of himself.
How was he walking ? Slowly, with his hands shaking.
What did his boss whisper ? Some professional advice.
Did he spill any tea? No, he didn't.
Who was laughing and applauding ? The boss and the waiters.

Which tense does Kevin use to describe what was going on? Study the Grammar log above and then, fill in the gaps below.

He was_walking to the table very slowly and his hands were_shaking . (walk/shake) He was_trying to look calm and relaxed while he was_walking . (try/walk) While walking, he was_looking at the poster on the wall. (look) The boss and the other waiters were_laughing and applauding . (laughing/applauding)

Work in groups. See who among you has any paid or volunteer work experience. Ask them about their first day at work.