Nisha Nisha

Pre Intermediate level


In this lesson, ss will learn about the different jobs that people do , vocabulary associated with this topic and do activities based around this topic.


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Main Aims

  • To provide review, clarification and practice of jobs and clarify vocabulary associated with this topic in the context of different types of work.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of present simple, modals of obligation and pronunciation of incidental jobs in the context of work


Warmer/Lead-in (15-20 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T introduces herself and tells them she is a teacher. Ask ss - What do you do? What's your job? What do you do for a living? Play the A-Z job race as a warmer.

Exposure (20-25 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

Pre teach jobs and definitions as a matching activity using the handout. Now categorize jobs into manual jobs/ professionals/ medical / armed forces and emergency services. Now ask ss to complete the one line definition of jobs with the list from the above activity.

Task (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Give a list of nouns and adjectives and ask ss which qualities are important for these jobs. Ask ss to speak in sentences. The most important qualities that a good carpenter should have are...... A good carpenter should be ____, _____ and ______ because........

Highlighting (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Pre teach vocabulary- apply, salary, in house, focus on vocab ad meaning on pg144.

Reading (25-30 minutes) • To give controlled practice in the use of target language

Focus on reading and answering 71.1 and 71.2. Ask ss to complete 71.3 in pairs and then elicit answers from the group.

Language Practice (15-20 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

Ask ss to answer questions under 71.5 themselves and then interview their partners. Feedback and error correct

Free Practice (30-35 minutes) • To check understanding of target language.

What is your dream job? If you could choose to be in another job, what would it be? Ask ss to write about their dream job. Stick it around the class and let ss read each other's writing. Ask ss to vote for the top 3. What skiils do their friends have to choose that profession/job.

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