talking about people's jobs
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Everyday English for ESL kids

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There are many different kinds of jobs that people do.
How many jobs can you name in English? Can you describe them?

Here are some examples.

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I am a cook. I prepare food.

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English expressions in pictures

I am a doctor. I help sick people.

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I am a policeman. I catch thieves.

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I am a farmer. I grow food.

Look at the picture below. Can you name these jobs?

Everyday expressions

Somebody who drives a vehicle.

English expressions: jobs

Somebody who helps doctors.

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Somebody who delivers mail.

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Somebody who puts out fires.

Learn English expressions in a fun way

People work in different places, use different tools, do different jobs. They help each other by offering goods and services.

To find out what someone's job is, you can ask:

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Greengo meets a pirate.

Hi! What's your job?

English resources for ESL teachers
English expressions: lessons for ESL kids

Greengo meets a cowboy.

What do you do?

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Greengo meets a wizard.

Where do you work?

Basic English expressions through sounds
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Greengo meets a king.

What do you do for a living?

Games for learning English

Games for learning English


Wordies know a lot of job games to practise English! These games are fun and easy, and you can play them at home, at school, anywhere!

Here are some ideas.

Everyday English: lessons for ESL kids

Greengo's game

When I grow up, I want to be a fireman. What do you want to be?

English expressions: resources for teachers

Rosie's game

What is my job? Can you guess?
I teach students, who am I?

Basic English for kids: learning resources

Goldie's game

Look around and try to find ...
somebody who uses tools and fixes cars.

ESL teaching materials

Blue-Blue's game

Jobs, jobs to do! There's one that's right for you. Be a doctor!

Now you have to mime a doctor, e.g. checking a pulse.


talking about people's jobs in english

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