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Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

A common topic of conversation centers around our work, and people often might ask us about our jobs, including specific details on what we do.


  • What do you do for a living?
    >> I work as a receptionist as at software company.
office work

II. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button and select the job referred to in the recording. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. He really enjoys __________________________ at the ___________.
A. chef
B. host
C. bank teller

2. My father____________________________ in our hometown.
A. therapist
B. fire fighter
C. professor

3. I now work downtown ______________________________________.
A. accountant
B. software programmer
C. manager

4. She carries __________________________________ part of her job.
A. landscaper
B. police officer
C. truck driver

5. The man will explain ___________________________________.
A. teacher
B. travel agent
C. tour guide

6. Maria works at _____________________________ what they need.
A. sales associate
B. telemarketer
C. secretary

7. _________________________________________________.
A. hotel clerk
B. electrician
C. bus driver

8. _________________________________________________.
A. host
B. server
C. dish washer

9. _________________________________________________.
A. mechanic
B. sales manager
C. taxi driver

10. _________________________________________________.
A. pilot
B. flight attendant
C. ticket agent

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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Describe what each one of these people do as part of their work (e.g., "A mail carrier delivers letters and packages to people and businesses."). Also, describe the other jobs in the questions above:

  1. taxi driver
  2. farmer
  3. website designer
  4. pilot
  5. doctor
  6. nurse
  7. journalist

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