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Longman Photo Dictionary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1 (Literacy)

Jobs

Worksheet 13

Look at the pictures. What are the jobs?

Can you find the words in the Longman Photo Dictionary?

1

2

Write the number.

 

 

 

doctor

5

 

 

 

...........

3

 

4

nurse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

teacher ............

 

 

 

 

dentist ............

 

 

 

 

police officer ............

 

5

6

 

hairdresser ............

 

 

 

 

Point to a picture. Tell your partner.

She’s a nurse.

He’s a teacher.

Write a sentence for each picture.

What’s my job?

 

1

He’s a teacher.

I work in a school. .........................................

2

She’s a .....................................................................

I cut your hair.

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3

.....................................................................................

I check your teeth.

.........................................

4

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I stop the traffic. .........................................

5

.....................................................................................

You see me when

 

6

 

you are sick.

.........................................

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I work in a hospital. ..........................................

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Longman Photo Dictionary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1

Jobs

Worksheet 14

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

Write the number.

chef / cook ........

police officer

mechanic ........

sales assistant

doctor ........

waiter / waitress

taxi driver ........

receptionist

........ hairdresser ........

........ teacher ........

........ dentist ........

........ nurse ........

Practise with a partner.

What’s his job?

What’s her job?

He’s a waiter.

Now tell your group about people in your life. Look in the Longman Photo Dictionary if you don’t know the word.

She’s a receptionist.

My friend is a mechanic.

My husband’s a taxi driver.

My son is a student.

Now write some sentences about the people in your life.

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Longman Photo Dictionary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1

Jobs

Worksheet 15

What’s my job?

Write the job.

1 I drive a car all day. I like talking to my customers.

.............................................................

2I work in an office. I answer the telephone and speak to visitors. .............................................................

3I work in the street. My job is hard. When people do bad things

 

I take them to the police station.

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4

I work in a hospital. I help people who are sick. I give them

 

 

medicine and bring them food.

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5

I work in a hospital or in a surgery. You come to see me

 

 

when you are sick.

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6

I work in a shop. I take your money and give you change.

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7

I work in a garage. I repair your car.

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8

I work in a school or college. I teach children or students.

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9

I work in a restaurant. I bring your food and take your money.

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10

I work in a salon. I cut your hair.

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11

I work in a surgery. I look after your teeth.

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12

I work in the kitchen of a restaurant or hotel. I cook the food.

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Write short answers.

1

Do you have a job? What’s your job?

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2

Which person gets a lot of money?

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3

Which person gets a little money?

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4

Which job is very difficult?

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5

Which job is easy?

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6

What job would you like to do?

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7

What job would you not like to do?

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I’d like to be a hairdresser.

I wouldn’t like to be a police officer.

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Longman Photo Dictionary ESOL Skills for Life Entry 1

Jobs

Worksheet 16

Understanding job advertisements

Ashton Road Surgery

Are you good on the telephone?

Can you use a computer? Are you good at talking to people?

We are looking for a Receptionist

Mon, Tues and Fri 5 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. £9.50 per hour

Interested?

Call Dr Jane Harris: 0208 413 9043

Or e-mail: jharris@internetsp.co.uk

Trainee hairdresser

Needed for friendly city centre salon 5 days a week, 9 – 5.30

Mondays off £7.50 an hour

Would you like to be a hairdresser?

Learn with us and go to college one day a week.

Phone Lara on: 07967 432870 after midday Monday to Friday.

Circle  TRUE or FALSE.

1

The receptionist’s job is full time.

TRUE

FALSE

2

The trainee hairdresser’s job is full time.

TRUE

FALSE

3

The receptionist works on Wednesdays.

TRUE

FALSE

4

The trainee hairdresser works at the weekend.

TRUE

FALSE

5

The trainee hairdresser can go to college.

TRUE

FALSE

6

You can phone about the hairdresser’s job on Saturday.

TRUE

FALSE

Write the answer.

1 How much is the pay for the receptionist? .................................................................................................

2 What’s the doctor’s e-mail address? .................................................................................................

3 You would like the trainee hairdresser’s job.

What telephone number do you ring? .................................................................................................

4 Which job would you like to do? Why? .................................................................................................

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