3 Teacher’s notes
Intermediate To develop students’ knowledge of vocabulary related to jobs
Timing: 30 - 40 minutes
A The answers for this exercise are found in the Collocation box. Explain that collocations are words that often occur together. Learning these set phrases will help your students sound natural when they use English.
EXTRA: Ask students to make up other sentences using the collocations from the box.
answers: 1 steady
3 holding down
6 applied for
7 out of
B Rearrange the sentences so that they tell a story. Have your students renumber the lines to show the correct order.
Ask them to read the story out loud. answers: 3, 4, 1, 2, 7, 6, 8, 5
C Look at the pictures with the students. Ask the students to describe a typical day at work for a person in that occupation.
Split the students into pairs or ask them to divide themselves into groups of two. answer: Florist
D answer: Dentist
E Ask students to think carefully about how to write their clues. They don’t want to make the game too easy!
EXTRA: Encourage your students to act out the occupations they are trying to get their partner to guess. A decorator, for example, would mime painting the walls. A chef might break eggs into a bowl and stir the mixture.