1. When I was younger I wanted to be a: _________________
2. Today, I would like to be: _________________
3. My favourite subjects at school are:
Most favourite: _________________
Second most favourite: _________________
4. Two things I like to do in my spare time:
5. What I can do best is: _________________
6. My friends think I'm very good at: _________________
7. My teachers think I'm very good at: _________________
8. My parents think I'm very good at: _________________
A. An English High School in Thessaloniki organised a "Career Day" event.
Look at the pictures below and match them to these jobs:
c. jewellery designer
d. air traffic controller
What school subjects do
B. Listen and read the texts on the opposite page and say for which
It's your choice: You can find a different version on page 128
1. to work outside
2. to be good at working with their hands
3. to work in a lab
4. to work in a team
5. to work shifts
6. to have good communication skills
7. to care for and show love to people
A. Write what the following people can do and where they can or may work:
B. Read this job advertisement and pay attention to the underlined verbs. What are they followed by?
LIFEGUARD WANTED FOR ALIMOS BEACH
Are you strong and healthy? Can you dive and swim fast? Then you are our man/woman! The job of the lifeguard can be dangerous. That's why you should be brave and well trained. You may need to save people's lives. You can use the facilities of the beach and you can have free meals.
For more information contact Mr Antonakis, tel. 2109600000.
a. Complete the rule:
Verbs can, should and may are modal verbs. They are followed by the bare infinitive (the infinitive of a verb without "to") such as ______, ______, ______, ______, ______.
b. Read the advertisement again and try to understand which modal expresses:
ability _________________ possibility _________________
permission _________________ advice _________________
c. How many uses of the verb CAN are there?
A. ROLE PLAY: FINDING OUT ABOUT THE JOB
C. Work in groups of 5. Ask the others in the group about the things they can do.
D. PAIR-WORK: Looking for a job Imagine that Alice and John are looking for a job. Read the information below about their personality and interests and the job advertisements here.
Say which job they could choose and why.