Flo-Joe for Cambridge English Exams

Cambridge English: Preliminary

Vocabulary practice for the Cambridge PET exam

Work Vocabulary: Job Titles

On this page you will practise some of the vocabulary to describe job titles.


Complete each definition with the correct word:

Your House
A) This person will design your house.
This person will install the bathroom.
C) This person will do the woodwork.
D) This person will do the wiring.
Your Health
E) You see this person when you feel ill.
F) This person will take care of you in hospital.
G) This person will operate on you in hospital.
H) This person will take care of your teeth.
Your Leisure
This person will cook your food in a restaurant.
J) This person will serve you the food in a restaurant.
K) This person will carry your bags in a hotel.
This person will greet you at the hotel desk.
This person will help you with legal matters.
N) This person will keep you up to date with the news.
O) This person will fix your car.
P) This person will deliver your letters.

Well done. The correct answers are: A) architect, B) plumber, C) carpenter, D) electrician, E) doctor, F) nurse, G) surgeon, H) dentist, I) chef, J) waiter, K) porter, L) receptionist, M) lawyer, N) journalist, O) mechanic, P) postman.Your answer has been saved.Check your answer





Who will do the following for you? Complete the gaps in the following sentences with the correct word.

A) Fix the door that won't close properly.
Treat you for a bad cold.
C) Mend the car that won't start.
D) Cook you a nice meal in a restaurant.
E) Operate on you.
F) Take care of you in hospital after the operation.
G) Help you with a legal problem.
H) Tell you all about the latest political news.
Fix that light that doesn't work.
Design your dream house.
K) Deliver your birthday cards.
L) Take away that toothache.
M) Mend the leaking pipe in the bathroom.
N) Bring your food to the table in the restaurant.
O) Give you your room keys in the hotel.
P) Carry your bags to your room.

Well done!The correct answers are: A) carpenter, B) doctor, C) mechanic, D) chef, E) surgeon, F) nurse, G) lawyer, H) journalist, I) electrician, J) architect, K) postman, L) dentist, M) plumber, N) waiter, O) receptionist, P) porter. Your answer has been saved.Check your answer


Which job would best suit your personality?
Which job would you be least interested in?
Which jobs have the highest status in your country?
Which jobs are the worst paid?


Writing Practice: Part 3

This is part of an email you receive from an English friend.

Anyway, I'm doing this school project on young people's career choices. What kind of jobs are your friends interested in doing and why?

Now you are writing an email to this friend.

Write your email in about 100 words.