• Common jobs. Actor, artist, babysitter, bus driver, chef, cowboy (cowgirl), doctor, engineer, firefighter, game creator, homemaker, librarian, musician, nurse, pilot, police(man\women), postman, reporter, scientist, student, teacher
  • Common phrases.
    • What's your job?
    • What do you want to be? I want to be a ~.
    • Are you a cowboy? Yes, I am./No, I'm not.



  • If family vocabulary have been taught you can ask "What is your mothers job?"
  • This is a good time to introduce "Whose is this?" Pictures of things like a police badge or a paint brush can be shown and you can ask students "Whose is this?"
  • If vehicles have been taught you can ask "Whose is this?" or "What does a pilot drive?"

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