LESSON 2. ODD JOBS
Стр. 35, упр 1
A banker is someone who solves a problem you didn't know you had in a way you don't understand.
A diplomat is someone who can tell you go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip.
An economist is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.
A philosopher is a person who doesn't have a job but at least he understands why. A programmer is someone who talks in someone else's sleep. A psychologist is a man whom you pay a lot of money to ask you questions that your wife asks you free of charge.
A schoolteacher is a disillusioned woman who used to think she liked children. A sociologist is someone who, when a beautiful woman enters the room and everybody look at her, looks at everybody.
A professor is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
A modern artist is one who throws paints on canvas, wipes it off with a cloth and sells the cloth.
Стр. 35, упр. 3 a)
The best definition is for B.
Стр. 37, упр. 3 a)
• Ozzy Osbourne, Steven Spielberg,Elvis Presley;
• Whoopi Goldberg;
• Vin Diesel;
• Jean Claude Van Damme, Sting;
• Johnny Depp;
• Lady Gaga;
• David Duhovny.
Стр. 37, упр. 4 b)
The jobs that are well-paid mentioned in the lesson are a model, a hair stylist. The jobs that are badly-paid are a clown, a dancer, paperboy, an over-the-phone pen salesman, a waitress, a bricklayer, a porter, a school teacher, a carpenter, a salesman, an usher, a clerk, a carpet layer, a trainer a bouncer.
Стр. 37, упр. 5
My cousin has an unskilled job that doesn't demand a lot of work experience. She works as a waitress. She didn't gain some qualifications before becoming a waitress. Her job is not dangerous at all and the working conditioned are quiet acceptable. But sometimes she has to deal with difficult clients.