Jobs and work
Lesson 1 Just the job
1 Talk Look at the two pictures and answer the following questions
Where are the boys? What are they doing? Have you ever been on a water slide?
Read Ahmed Al Shamsi tells us about his job. Read und answer the questions.
Ahmed Al Shamsi tests water slides and rides for his job. But this fun job is actually very important. He tests the water slides to find out if they are safe for families to use. He looks at how fast the water comes down the slide and that it is not dangerous. He must make sure everything works safely. Ahmed has to understand how the water slide is built so if something doesn't work he can tell the builders about the problem. To do a job like this, you need to be good at maths and science and know how things are built and what happens when people use them,
1 Ahmed's job is not fun. True/False
2 He needs to know how fast the water goes. True/False
3 He uses maths in his job. True/False
4 He builds water slides. True/False
5 In his job, Ahmed looks for things that can make water slides dangerous/fun for families to use.
6 To do Ahmed's job you need to/build things yourself./know how other people build things.
Write Look at the jobs in the box. Which job do you think is the most interesting?
science teacher / car mechanic / police officer / marine biologist / water slide tester
science teacher's job is very interesting because they can teach about biology, chemistry, physics and..
Lesson 3 Television jobs
1 Vocabulary Complete the sentences with the correct adjective
confident / calm / boring / friendly / interested
1 To do my job, you need to be interested in people and their lives.
2 You need to be confident because the camera is on you all the time.
3 If you find it easy to talk to new people, and you smile a lot, people will think you are friendly.
4 It's important to be calm when you work with children, so that they can relax and feel comfortable with you.
5 Every day is different and never boring when you are a TV presenter!
2 Vocabulary Do the crossword.
1 A presenter tells us how hot it is going to be the next day.
2 A introduces a TV programme and usually looks at the camera when talking.
3 An is a man who acts in a television programme.
4 An is a woman who acts in a television programme.
5 The tells the actors and actresses what to do.
6 The operator holds the camera.
Lesson 2 l'd like to be a …
1 Word study See how quickly you can make six compound nouns out of the words the word cloud
Car / marine / TV / officer / biologist / teacher / mechanic / documentary / police / science
1 Car mechanic.
2 science teacher
3 marine biologist
4 Police officer
5 TV documentary
2 Use of English Choose the correct preposition. Then complete these sentences to make them true for you.
1 At school, I'm very keen of/on english because I like the teacher
2 l am fascinated by/in Dubai Because it's So beautiful
3 At school, our class works hard at/in math it's good
4 My family is interested on/in because I'm Pass
5 Our class is crazy on/about the Science
6 I'm quite good at/of science teacher.
7 To be a good teacher, I think you need to be good with/on Your Friend.
lesson 5 Designing a uniform
Talk Which parts of Luca's design do you like? Which parts would you change? Why?
Present a design
1 Think of the kind of work uniforms that are worn in your country. Which ones would you like to change?
2 Draw a picture of your idea and label the different features. Speaking tip
Use pictures and diagrams to help the audience follow your presentation
Tell your partner your ideas. Use your picture to explain the main features on your design.
As you can see, there is a.. because..
lesson 6 My learning
1 Word study Match words 1 to 4 with words a to d to make compound
1. car → d. mechanic
2. marine → a. biologist
3. maths → b. teacher
4. police → c. officer
2 Write a paragraph about a job you are interested in. What skills do you need for it?
My ideal job
I'd like to be a... kids doctor
because I'm good at… Science and math
and I'm interested in... Kids