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Talking about Occupations

Talking about Occupations

Look at the picture.

Read the questions.

Think about the topic.

Phrases and Sentences

What is your occupation?

What do you do for a living?

What do you do?

I’m a . . .

She’s a . . .

He is a  . . .

We are . . . (s)

They’re  . . . (s)

Listen and Pronounce

Click on the pictures.  Read these words out loud.  Your tutor will help you with pronunciation.

Occupations 1

Occupations 2

Read the text aloud to your tutor. Your tutor will listen and provide you with feedback.

Speaking Instructions

Match the occupation with the daily activity.

What does a ___(mechanic)______________ do?

He / She _______fix(es)__________  _____(cars)____________.



1. mechanic

A. catch fish

2. teacher / professor

B. take pictures

3. dentist

C. fix cars

4. doctor

D. cook meals

5. journalist

E. pull teeth

6. fisherman

F. plant flowers

7. gardener

G. put out fires

8. chef / cook

H. take care of patients

9. firefighter

I. teach classes

10. photographer

J. write news stories

Talk with your tutor about this topic.

Use the expressions and vocabulary you learned.

Use the related resources below to learn more.

Role Play

Free Tallking

Practice the dialogue with your tutor or partner. Insert different job titles and activities.

Talk about your occupation

A: What do you do for a living?

What are some activities you do every day?

A: What is your occupation?

B: I’m a____(mechanic)___________.

A: A____(mechanic)_____________? That must be a lot of work.

B: It is. Every day I ___(fix)_____ ___(cars)______.

A: How interesting. How many___(cars)_____ do you __(fix)____?

B: I ___(fix)_____ about __(8)____ __(cars)____ every day.

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