Small Talk: Talking about Your Job

Talking about Your Job

A fun lesson for beginner to low intermediate level ESL students to learn grammar, vocabulary, and expressions for talking about your job and how to make small talk about your job. Watch the ESL video to learn how to make small talk about your job and use the ESL Printable and Digital storytelling flashcards to retell the story and practice using new vocabulary and expressions. Download the ESL printable worksheets by clicking the link below and subscribing.

Warm Up Questions to Talk about Your Job

  1. What do you do?
  2. Where’s your office?
  3. What do you like/dislike about your job?
  4. Do you like your co-workers?
  5. Do you like your boss?

ESL Video and Listening Practice Talking about Your Job

Watch the YouTube video:

ESL Listening Questions on Talking about Your Job

  1. What does Jim do for a living?
  2. What does Jim buy Tony?
  3. Who does he work for?
  4. Does Tony know the company that Jim works for?
  5. Where is Jim’s office?
  6. What does Tony do?
  7. Where is Tony’s office?
  8. How does Tony get to work?

ESL Printable and Digital Flashcards to Talk about Your Job

Use the following flashcards to talk about your job.

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ESL Conversation about Talking about Your Job

Tony: Cheers! Thanks for the beer.

Jim: Cheers! It’s my pleasure!

Tony: So, what do you do for a living?

Jim: I’m a salesperson.

Tony: Who do you work for?

Jim: I work for GetLife Software Company. Do you know it?

Tony: Of course, I know it. It’s very famous. Where is your office?

Jim: My office is downtown next to city hall.

Tony: Oh, I see! That’s very convenient.

Jim: How about you? What do you do?

Tony: I’m a lawyer.

Jim: Wow, really? Where’s your office?

Tony: My office is near Central station. I usually take the train to work. I’m sorry. I really should go now.

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