Talking about Occupations
Look at the picture.
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.
Read the text aloud to your tutor. Your tutor will listen and provide you with feedback.
Match the occupation with the daily activity.
What does a ___(mechanic)______________ do?
He / She _______fix(es)__________ _____(cars)____________.
teacher / professor
chef / cook
a. catch fish
b. take pictures
e. pull teeth
f. plant flowers
g. put out fires
h. take care of patients
i. teach classes
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.
Practice the dialogue with your tutor or partner. Insert different job titles and activities.
A: What do you do for a living?
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.
Talk about your occupation.
What are some activities you do every day?