Today is ........................................ 2020
In France we’re not allowed to work before 16.
Unlike (= contrary to) in France, in countries like Canada, the UK or the USA, teenagers are allowed to earn money.
Teenagers often put adverts / ads in local shops to / in order to cut grass, wash cars, baby-sit, etc ...
In the USA and the UK, paper-boy or paper-girl is the most popular job. Teenagers get up very early to deliver the newspapers in the neighbourhood before school. x
Teenagers have after-school jobs, such as baby-sitting, paper-boy/ paper-girl, waitress/-er in a fast-food restaurant, snow-shovelling and dog-walker.
Important Vocabulary (apprendre par COEUR !!!)
wages / salary/ income
an ad= une petite annonce
a job ad= une petite annonce pour du travail
apply for a job= postuler pour un emploi
a job application= une candidature
(v) hire someone = engager quelqu’un
(v) fire someone = virer / licencier quelqu’un
a cover letter = lettre de motivation