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Lesson 3. Different jobs and professions.

Exercise 1.Read the poem and write down all adjectives.

I Want to
Some people often say to m:
"Have u decided what u want to b?"
I usually answer, "I don't know,"
But it isn't really so.
I want to win n Olympic race,
I want to see the Earth from space,
I want to travel to Katmandu
I want to b rich and famous, too.
I want to b n Hollywood's screen,
I want to invent new machine,
I want to b very clever and wise,
I want to win the Nobel prize,
But most of all, I want to b
Healthy and strong, and nice.

Exercise 2.Complete the sentences.

Model. He plays football . He is a football player.

1.She paints.- She is a..
2.She manages. - She is a..
3.She sings. She is a..
4.He looks after a garden. He is a
5.He builds things.. He is a
6.He works on a farm. He is a

Exercise 3. a) Read the professions and translate them.

Secretary businessman
farmer journalist
university lecturer designer
police officer soldier
businessman farmer
Member of the Board Deputy Director
Departmental Manager economist

Lawyer ecologist
journalist lawyer
university lecturer economist
designer police officer
soldier ecologist


b) Make up a table in your copy-book. Characterize jobs and explain your choice.

Job Prestigious   Rewarding   Tiring   Stressful   Challenging   Monotonous  
1.Journalist   + Famous journalist are well-paid.       ´+ Sometimes the job is very dangerous, especially when you work in war time.      


Exercise 4. Read the dialogue, translate it and act it out. You may enlarge it or transform.

The Job Interview

Interviewer: Well, you've applied for the Saturday position, right?

John: Yes, I have.

Interviewer: What is the reason you reply to our advertisement?

John: Well, I was looking for a part-time job to help me through college. And I think that I'd be really good at this kind of work.


Interviewer : Do you think you are enough responsible and attentive?

John: I think I am.

Interviewer: Do you know exactly what you would be doing as a shop assistant?

John: Well I imagine I would be helping customers, keeping a check on the supplies in the store, and preparing the shop for business.

Interviewer: Have you had any work experience?

John: Yes. I worked part-time in the cafe in the summer holidays.

Interviewer: We'll be making our decision next Monday, we'll give you a call.

Exercise 5. Write down a summary to the dialogue. Use the plan.

1. On the English lesson we have read the

2. It is rather (interesting, true-to- life, boring, exciting )

3. It tells us about

4. I like the dialogue because it is

Lesson 4. How to get a good job?

Exercise 1. Look at the pictures and name the professions of these people.

Model: 1-a pilot, 2-

A photographer, a surgeon, an actress, a teacher, a painter, a postman, a soldier, writer, a lawyer, an engineer, a driver.


Exercise 2. Answer the questions.

1. Have you decided what to be in the future?

2. When did you begin making plans for the future?

3. Have you changed your mind since that time?

4. What do you want to become?

5. What do your wishes depend on?

6. What professions are interesting to your point of view?

7. What professions are quite unimportant today?

8. What profession is very stressful?

Exercise 3. Read the text and give a title to it.

Pre-reading task

  1. Whom do you see in the picture?
  2. How old is this girl?
  3. Is she neat and smart?
  4. What can you tell about her features of character?

Hi! My name is Eliza. This year I am leaving the ninth form. The end of school is the beginning of an independent life, the beginning of a more serious examination. In order to pass that very serious exam we must choose the road in life which will help us best to live and work. Each boy and girl has every opportunity to develop his or her mind and use knowledge and education received at school. Some may prefer to work in factories or works, others want to go into construction: to take part in building power stations and new towns. And there is one question that puzzles me greatly. What I would like to become? Nowadays there are so many jobs. Every job has its difficulties and challenges. I think that nearly all the professions are very important in life. But to choose the right occupation is very difficult, because we must take into consideration many factors. We must consider our personal taste and our kind of mind. At the same time we must satisfy the requirements of our society and peoples needs in one profession or another. I am really lost among different jobs and occupations. My hobby is painting but I like animals too. My parents say that I am enough intelligent to become a surgeon but I think it is very difficult for a woman, especially if she has children. My grandmother recommends me to become a programmer as I am good at Math and Computer Science.

Exercise 4. True- false test.

1. The girls name is Liza and she is puzzled what profession to choose in future.

2. It is very easy to choose the right occupation because all of them are well-paid.

3. There is no need to take into consideration different factors.

4. The society has the requirements and people must satisfy them.

5. Elizas hobby is riding a bike and painting.

6. The girls relatives recommend her to become a surgeon.

Exercise 5. Speaking. Imagine that you are Elizas friend and you can recommend her what profession to choose in future.

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