Easy English listening Lesson 36 – Jobs

There are many different jobs that you can choose from.
You can be a doctor or a nurse.
You could work in a hospital or doctor’s office.
You might be a firefighter and put out fires.
A policeman enforces the law.
An actor plays roles on stage or in the movies.
You could drive a taxi or be the pilot of an airplane.
What kinds of things do you like to do?
You might want to be a sales clerk in a store.
Maybe you are good at a sport.
You could be a baseball player or a hockey player.
Being a dentist is a good job.
A dentist fixes teeth.
If you are good at arguing, you might want to be a lawyer.
Do you like to fix people’s hair?
You could be a hairdresser or a barber.
If you are good with your hands, you might want to be a carpenter or a mechanic.
If you like to travel, you could be a stewardess or a travel agent.
You could be a teacher or a photographer.
Are you artistic or creative?
You might want to be an artist or a writer.
You could work on construction and build houses.
You could look after animals and be a veterinarian.
If you like to cook, you could be a cook or a chef.
There are so many places to work, and so many jobs to do.
Maybe you could fix computers or work in a library.
You could wash windows or be the captain of a ship.
There is no limit to what you can be.

Exercise for this lesson:

  1. What are some examples of jobs in the medical field mentioned in the paragraph?
  2. What does a firefighter do, and where might they work?
  3. What is the role of a policeman, and where might they enforce the law?
  4. What does an actor do, and where can you find their performances?
  5. What are some examples of jobs related to transportation mentioned in the paragraph?
  6. What job involves fixing teeth, and who might do this?
  7. If you are good at arguing, what profession might suit you?
  8. What are some jobs related to working with hands mentioned in the paragraph?
  9. If you like to travel, what jobs are suggested for you in the paragraph?
  10. What are some creative or artistic professions mentioned, and what do they involve?

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