Jobs- Compound Nouns Matching Pairwork - Answer Sheet

Level: Intermediate

Topic: Profession, work or study

Grammar Topic: Nouns

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Jobs Compound Nouns Pairwork Matching 

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For every one hundred actors, only one or two become movie stars 

 

The tour guide told us everything about the history of the castle but I couldn’t remember any of it when I 

got home 

 

Professional athletes nowadays get paid too much money for what is basically a hobby 

 

Many women have to work as part time workers so they can pick their children up from school at 3 or 4 

o’clock 

 

Stockbrokers have such high pressure jobs that they often have to retire in their 30s or 40s. Luckily, they 

can make a lot of money before that time. 

 

Using head hunters to steal the top staff or other companies is unfair business practice. 

 

Even though security guards do a job that is similar to a police officer, they don’t get nearly as much 

money or respect 

 

To be a check in    clerk in an international airport, it’s important to speak as many languages as 

possible 

 

Being an assistant manager in a company is the worst possible position, because you get pressure from 

above and below 

 

Although there are many business women nowadays, they still don’t have the same opportunities as men 

 

Although television personalities are almost as famous as film stars, they don’t get very much money at 

all 

 

Job advertisements never say that flight attendants must be good looking, but this is actually the real 

reason they get the job 

 

The worst part of being an airline pilot is always being away from home 

 

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