Jobs - Public servants - Elementary
There are many government jobs that people do in the UK. Some of them have easy names that we all remember but others are more difficult and some jobs now have new official names.
10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing:
- Police officer
- Fire fighter
- Street sweeper
- Bin men / Garbage collectors
- Tax inspector
- Civil servant
- Bus driver
- Traffic warden
- Car park attendant
- Security manager
How To Use These Phrases In Your English:
- Phrase 1 is the new politically correct name for people who work for the police.You should not use the expression 'policeman' because it contains 'man'.
- Phrase 2 is the new politically correct name for people who stop fires.You should not use the expression 'fireman' because it contains 'man'.
- Phrase 3 is the name for a person who cleans the streets.
- In phrase 4, some people prefer the expression 'garbage collectors' to describe people who collect rubbish from our homes.
- In phrase 5, a 'tax inspector' is a person who decides how much tax each person has to pay.
- In 6, a civil servant is a general word for all the people who work for the national or local government.
- In 7, a 'bus driver' is a person who drives a public bus.
- In 8, a 'traffic warden' is a person who checks parked cars. If they are parked illegally he / she can make the driver pay a fine.
- In 9, a 'car park attendant' is a person who works in a car park (parking lot) and checks that peole are paying the correct amount.
- In 10, a 'security manager' is a person who works in a security centre and watches the CCTV.