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TP.5 - Jobs, Work Vocabulary
Pre Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will work on job vocabulary and practice by reading about a profile of an Indian call center worker. The lesson starts with a discussion about jobs in the US. This is followed by a vocabulary activity where Ss talk about jobs. Then Ss will read about the call center. Finally Ss will ask and answer questions to each other in a group work.


Main Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of jobs

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of work in the context of jobs


Lead-in (10-12 minutes) • To introduce the main aim of the lesson.

Show pictures to students and drill. Put the pictures on whiteboard and tell ss to close their eyes. Pick one of the photos and ask ss to look at the whiteboard and tell the missing job. Drill if necessary. Write a sentence on WB and ask ss to find the missing words to complete the sentence.

Presentation (10-12 minutes) • To present the TL.

Hand out the photocopies and let students read the quote. Ask ss discuss what they understand from it about the jobs in the US. Ask ss to compare this with Turkey. Put Ss into groups of 4 and tell them to choose 3 best jobs and 3 wors jobs for them and discuss it in their groups.

Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide Ss practice with practice relate to the TL.

Ss work individually. Tell ss to look at related part of the page, pg54.Vocabulary, and tell them to replace the underlined words with the words given. Feedback whole class. Put Ss into groups. Tell ss to discuss questions in second part of the same activity.

Reading (5-7 minutes) • Reading and Speaking

Get ss attention to the title and the picture on pg 55. Ask Ss what they think. Put Ss in pairs and let them answer the questions on pg 54. ex.1. When they finised take feedback, then ask them to read the circles on pg 55. Tell ss to read the whole text and answer the questions on pg.54 in the reading part.

Speaking (10-12 minutes) • to talk about jobs.

T. hands out a sheet. Ss match answers with questions. Then T. tells students to get up and ask the same questions as many people as possible and take notes. When Ss finished T. asks Ss if any of answers were interesting. Takes feedback

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