TESOL/Talking about your job

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Do you like your job?

Key sentences

Asking about a job Talking about a job
What do you do? I'm (job).
Asking about a job Talking about a job
Where do you work? I work in (place).
Asking about a job Talking about a job
What's your job like? It's (adjective).
Asking about a job Talking about a job
Do you like your job? Yeah, it's not bad.
Not really.

Drills

Say these sentences without looking.

I'm (job).
job sentence
a teacher I'm a teacher.
a nurse I'm a nurse.
a baseball player I'm a baseball player.
a sales clerk I'm a sales clerk.
I work in (place).
place sentence
an office I work in an office.
a store I work in a store.
a hospital I work in a hospital.
a baseball stadium I work in a baseball stadium.
It's (adjective).
adjective sentence
interesting It's interesting.
busy It's busy.
boring It's boring.
difficult It's difficult.

Example

Practice this conversation.

Asking about a job Talking about a job
What do you do? I'm (a teacher).
Asking about a job Talking about a job
Where do you work? I work in (an office).
Asking about a job Talking about a job
What's your job like? It's (interesting).
Asking about a job Talking about a job
Do you like your job? Yeah, it's not bad.

Change partners. Use your imagination and change the sentences.

Exercise

Use your imagination. Make your own conversation.

Asking about a job Talking about a job

What do you do?

I'm ... .

Asking about a job Talking about a job
Where do you work? I work in ....
Asking about a job Talking about a job
What's your job like? It's ....
Asking about a job Talking about a job
Do you like your job? Yeah, it's not bad.

Change partners. Use your imagination and make another conversation.

Practice

Asking about a job Talking about a job
Ask your partner about their job. Think of a job. Imagine it is your job. Tell your partner about it.

Further study


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Jobs[edit]

Practice[edit]

1 Do you - your job?

enjoy
find
kind
job

2 Where do you - ?

enjoy
job
work
like

3 What do you - ?

work
do
job
office

4 No, - really.

not
no
kind of
a

5 It's - .?

enjoy
like
interesting
interested


What do you do there?[edit]