NA1: Careers With Animals

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NA1 Vocabulary: Careers with animals
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NA1: Careers With Animals

  1. 1. Careers with animals
  2. 2. Vets <ul><li>BrE </li></ul><ul><li>vet / veterinary surgeon </li></ul><ul><ul><li>/'vetərəneri / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>/'vetrɪnəri/ (adjective) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AmE </li></ul><ul><li>AmE: veterinarian </li></ul>
  3. 3. Veterinary careers <ul><li>Veterinary surgeon </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary nurse </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary receptionist </li></ul>
  4. 4. Careers with horses <ul><li>Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Jockey </li></ul><ul><li>Army mounted units </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wildlife careers <ul><li>Wildlife rehabilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation officer </li></ul><ul><li>Zoologist : Zoologists are involved in the scientific study of animals including their anatomy, physiology, classification, distribution, behaviour and ecology. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Conservationists
  7. 7. Marine careers <ul><li>Marine biologist </li></ul><ul><li>Marine rescue : work to rescue and rehabilitate stranded, sick or injured marine animals – such as dolphin rescue. </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in Aquariums : aquarist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dolphin trainers : marine mammal trainer. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Zoo and safari park careers <ul><li>Zoo keeper : they are responsible for the day-to-day care and welfare of animals kept in zoos and safari parks. Their primary role is to ensure that these animals are kept physically and psychologically healthy. </li></ul><ul><li>The elephant with a flair for football </li></ul>
  9. 9. Careers with dogs <ul><li>Dog walker </li></ul><ul><li>Dog trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Dog handler: trains dogs for the police </li></ul><ul><li>Dog behaviourist </li></ul><ul><li>Dog and cat boarding business </li></ul>
  10. 11. Dog whisperer
  11. 12. Charity <ul><li>Volunteer for an animal welfare charity </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary animal welfare work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dog pound (DON’T) sponsor a dog in need. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal shelter / animal sanctuary </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. What job is this? <ul><li>Dog handler </li></ul>
  13. 15. Vocabulary <ul><li>Slaughter </li></ul><ul><li>Endangered species </li></ul><ul><li>Breeding </li></ul><ul><li>Poachers </li></ul><ul><li>Predators </li></ul><ul><li>Pelts </li></ul><ul><li>Bait </li></ul><ul><li>Vivisection </li></ul><ul><li>Free-range </li></ul><ul><li>the dressed hairy coat of a mammal; the fur. </li></ul><ul><li>of livestock and domestic poultry kept in natural conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>The killing of animals. </li></ul><ul><li>Anything used to lure animals. </li></ul><ul><li>the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research) </li></ul><ul><li>any animal that lives by preying on other animals </li></ul><ul><li>Flora or fauna in imminent danger of extinction. </li></ul><ul><li>Someone who hunts or fishes illegally on the property of another </li></ul><ul><li>The production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization </li></ul>
  14. 16. Complete the following sentences? <ul><li>Mrs Jones always buys ……………… eggs because she does not like the taste of eggs froms hens reared in batteries. </li></ul><ul><li>When his animals are fat enough, the farmer send them to the abattoir to be ……………… </li></ul><ul><li>In some African countries, elephants are illegally killed by ……………… who cut out and sell the tusks. </li></ul><ul><li>In order to attract the tiger, the hunter ties a cow to a tree to serve as ………………. </li></ul><ul><li>It takes about 65 ……………… to make one mink coat. </li></ul><ul><li>The numbers of certain animal have dwindled to the point where they are regarded as ……………… </li></ul><ul><li>He makes his living by ……………… dogs for show. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people argue that it is necessary to practise ……………… on animals in order to develop surgical techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>In the early 20th c. rabbits were introduced to Australia and proliferated because they had no natural ……………… </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>To become extinct </li></ul><ul><li>To die out </li></ul>
  16. 18. DISCUSSION <ul><li>Group A : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why should humans have the right to use or kill animals? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Group B : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How can people be educated to take care of the world better? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Group C : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hunting and bullfighting. Should they be allowed? Are they the same? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Group D : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it matter if some species become extinct? Why? What can we do to conserve those species? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Language work <ul><li>Speculating </li></ul><ul><li>… . is likely to … </li></ul><ul><li>It is likely that …. will </li></ul><ul><li>There is every / little likelihood that …. will … </li></ul><ul><li>There is every/little likelihood of … </li></ul><ul><li>It is conceivable that … </li></ul><ul><li>It is inconceivable that … </li></ul><ul><li>… may /might well … </li></ul><ul><li>There is a chance that … </li></ul><ul><li>Opinion </li></ul><ul><li>As I see it, … </li></ul><ul><li>In my opiion / view, … </li></ul><ul><li>Personally, I … </li></ul><ul><li>To me, … </li></ul><ul><li>It is my opinion that … </li></ul>

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