VIP Class Notes (Li)[S]

Vocabulary

career development: learning and improving the skills needed for your job so that you can progress

eg. This company provides many workshops to help people with career development.

limited: small in amount or number

eg. a limited choice/resources

limited (2): kept within a particular size, range, time, etc.

eg. The restaurant is limited to only 50 people for today.

parent-company: company that controls smaller companies

prevent: to stop something from happening

eg. This accident can be prevented if you were more alert.

eg. She could prevent herself from getting into so much trouble if she asked for help.

Grammar

they won’t satisfy of this position – they won’t be satisfied with this position

it’s good than now – it’s better than the current situation 

for each year I can contact different projects – Every year I can work on/participate in different projects

Speaking

I’ve been working in Zara for almost 4 years. It’s already a long time for the same position. When I first started, I was the junior person of this position. Then change to senior, and promote to assistant manager. All of the position have a little change. The main task is similar so sometimes I think I can change to another position. In our company, I work in financial department and in our department there are over sixty person. For each team responsible for a different task. You just work for a part of the task. It’s not good for your career development. Sometimes we have the opportunity to change to another team but I’m not confident because you don’t have those experience. If you speak to your line manager, maybe she will not be happy.

For some people, they cannot take this role so maybe after 1-2 months, they still cannot good at their job. You often work overtime to meet the deadline of finance closing. You need to be responsible of the result of the task.

Revised: 

I’ve been working in Zara for almost 4 years. It’s been a long time for me, working in the same position. When I first started, I was a junior in this position/role. Then I became a senior and was then promoted to an assistant manager. All of these positions have similar tasks. The main task is similar so sometimes I think I can change to another position. In our company, I work in the finance department and in our department, there are over sixty people. Each team is responsible for a different task. You just work on a part of the task. It’s not good for your career development. Sometimes we have the opportunity to change to another team but I’m not confident because I don’t have those experiences. If you speak to your line manager, she might not be happy.

For some people, they cannot take this role so maybe after 1-2 months, they still won’t do well/perform well for their job. You often work overtime to meet the finance closing deadline. You need to be responsible for the outcome of the task.