What do you do for a living? I'm a mechanic. A mechanic? That must be a lot of work.

Talking about Occupations


A: What do you do for a living?
A: What is your occupation?

B: I'm a____(mechanic)___________.

A: A____(mechanic)_____________? That must be a lot of work.

B: It is. Every day I ___(fix)_____ ___(cars)______.

A: How interesting. How many___(cars)_____ do you __(fix)____?

B: I ___(fix)_____ about __(8)____ __(cars)____ every day.

Match the occupation with the daily activity


    1. Mechanic

    2. Teacher

    3. Dentist

    4. Doctor/Nurse

    5. Journalist

    6. Fisherman

    7. Gardener

    8. Chef/Cook

    9. Fire fighter

    10. Photographer


    1. catch fish

    2. take pictures

    3. fix cars

    4. cook meals

    5. pull teeth

    6. plant flowers

    7. put out fires

    8. take care of patients

    9. teach classes

    10. write news stories


Use the occupations and activities to make conversations like the one above.