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Vocabulary "Jobs"
Elementary A 2 level


In this lesson, learners learn about some vocabulary related to "Jobs". The lesson will start with watching a video which is related to "Work & Jobs". This video belongs to unit 2 which is "work & Studies". There are 3 questions which my learners have to answer after watching this simple video . Then I will follow that by the presentation.


Abc (Label the pictures) Handout

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Jobs in the context of some jobs e.g.receptionist/ actor/ mechanic/ guide

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of some jobs like a waitress & waiter at a cafe or restaurant through watching a video
  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about Trucker, truck, passenger in the context of jobs


Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Book closed. I will show them some photos of ( a doctor - a nurse- a teacher ...) and elicit the names of the jobs. I will ask them " How do you spell a doctor?" and so on.

Exposure & highlight (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text and draw my learners' attention to the TL

- I will show them a picture of truck and a trucker. I will show them the difference between truck (the vehicle) and (the trucker). - I will pre- teach the word passenger (a person who travels in a car/ bus/ train but isn't the driver), I will show them a picture to illustrate the meaning. - Students read the text quickly, about Lisa Kelly who works as a driver. - Students work in pairs to discuss: "Is Lisa Kelly a passenger or a driver? ,Where do you think she's from , the USA or Canada? and Do you think her job is easy or difficult?" - Students

Clarification of language focus (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the taget language

- Show them pictures of a receptionist, an actor , a mechanic and a guide one by one. - Show the target language , the meaning , the pronunciation and the form of every word. - Focus on the indefinite article a& an as a revision of what they had studied in their previous level.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- I will ask Ss to cover the words in exercise (Match words 1-9 with picture a-i) and I will see how many of the jobs in the pictures they already know. - Ss then answer the exercise individually: Match words 1-9 with picture a-i

Semi - Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- SS answer ex

Free Practice (4-6 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language, and to praise good use of TL and correct the errors

- Ss fill

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