Your Life and Work

Objectives of this lesson about your life and work is to talk about:

  1. Names.
  2. Occupations.
  3. Where you are from.

Listen to a radio program called Guess my Job. Three people guess a person’s job. Underline the ten questions they ask.

Do you work … ? Where?
inside
ouside
in an office
at home
in a factory
in a hospital
When?
in the morning
in the afternoon
in the evening
How?
with your hands
with a computer
with other people
Do you … ? have special qualifications
speak any languages
earn a lot of money
drive
write letters or emails
wear a uniform

 

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And now on Radio 4, Guess my job.

Compere Good evening and welcome again to the jobs quiz, Guess my job. And our team tonight are Brian, a teacher (Hello), Liz, who’s unemployed (Hi), and Marylin, who’s a writer (Good evening). And our first guest tonight is …
Phil Phil.
Compere OK, team, you have two minutes and ten questions to guess Phil’s job, starting now. Let’s have your first question.
Brian Hi, Phil, Do you work in an office?
Phil No, I don’t
Liz Do you work in the evening?
Phil It depends. Yes, sometimes.
Marylin Do you work with your hands?
Phil No, I don’t. Not with my hands
Liz Do you wear a uniform?
Phil Er yes – well, a kind of uniform.
Marilin Do you drive?
Phil No, I don’t. Not in my job.
Brian Do you write letters or emails?
Phil No, I don’t
Liz Do you work with other people?
Phil Yes, I do
Brian Do you speak any languages?
Phil No, Only English
Marylin Do you have any special qualifications?
Phil No, I don’t
Compere You have one more question.
Brian Er, do you earn a lot of money?
Phil Yes, I do.
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10 questions that they ask are

  1. Do you work in an office?
  2. Do you work in the evening?
  3. Do you work with your hands?
  4. Do you wear a uniform?
  5. Do you drive?
  6. Do you write letters or emails?
  7. Do you work with other people?
  8. Do you speak any languages?
  9. Do you have any special qualifications?
  10. Er, do you earn a lot of money?

 

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