Group lessons|Adults|El|U1|8. Describing jobs

Write the names of jobs

Write ‘er’ or ‘or’

Example: (work) — worker


Complete the sentences with these words

Complete the sentences with these words

at, with, in, of, for

Present Simple questions


Click on the wrong form

Then complete the answers with a, an, or no article


Example: She’s (a/an/—) hairdresser.

Match the questions with the answers



Complete the questions with does, do, is, or are. Then choose correct answers

Example: What does she do? — She’s a doctor.

Read the texts and guess these people’s jobs




Put the words in the chart


Choose the stressed syllable in these words

Try to remember the words



1. factory
2. hand
3. other
4. earn
5. relax
6. normally
7. together
8. inside
9. outside
10. It depends.

Write the words next to their transcription

Complete the text


W — Woman | M — Man

Listen to a contestant on a quiz show and choose his job


Complete the questions with the verbs. Then listen again and check.

read, earn, have, make, speak, travel, wear, work

Example: Do you make things?

Related videos

We are now going to interview Sophia.

Ben Affleck

Listen attentively to the audio 

Now listen to each sentence separately and write them down in the boxes below. If you hear a contracted form (e.g. didn’t), then use it instead of the full one.

If you hear a full form, use this full form. If you hear a number, please write it down in letters. 

Listen and check

Prepare your 1-minute speech on the topic «My job»


Give full answers to the questions:

1. What do you do?
2. Where do you work or study? Do you like your job?
3. How many hours a day do you work?
4. What do your parents do?
5. What jobs are well-paid in your country?

Allow your browser to access your microphone, press the button «Record» and record the speech you have prepared

Read the instructions



Think about your job/studies

1. What do you do?
2. Where do you work/study?
3. What time of the day do you work/study?
4. What do you do at work?
5. Do you wear a uniform?
6. Do you have special qualifications?

Describe your work or studies. Use words from the list


1. lonely
2. band
3. stressful
4. imagination
5. paid holidays
6. draw
7. earn the money
8. be in a hurry
9. actor
10. builder
11. doctor
12. engineer
13. footballer
14. hairdresser
15. housewife
16. journalist
17. lawyer
18. bank manager
19. musician
20. nurse
21. pilot
22. police officer
23. politician
24. receptionist
25. secretary
26. shop assistant
27. student
28. waiter

Useful language

Do you work…?

  • inside
  • outside
  • in an office
  • at home
  • in a factory
  • in a hospital

Do you work…?

  • in the morning
  • in the afternoon
  • in the evening

Do you work…?

  • with your hands
  • with a computer
  • with other people

Do you…?

  • have special qualifications
  • speak any language
  • earn a lot of money
  • drive
  • write letters or e-mails
  • wear a uniform

Советы по написанию задания

1. Прочитайте внимательно задание и/или вопросы.
2. Составьте план того, о чем хотите написать.
3. Напишите текст по составленному плану.
4. Перечитайте написанный текст перед отправкой на проверку.
5. Здесь вы найдете правила написания и пример задания.
6. Воспользуйтесь программой Grammarly, которая поможет избежать опечаток и исправит некоторые грамматические ошибки.


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