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75 employment


Living in English


About this printable lesson

In this unit, English learners explore occupations and job search techniques. Students read help wanted ads, fill out application forms, and learn personality adjectives to use on resumes. This lesson includes an optional assessment task that requires teachers to print or photocopy a real page of help wanted ads from a newspaper or Internet listing.

Lesson Materials

  • Est. time to teach:5 hours
  • Pages:15

In This Lesson

  • discussion questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading practice
  • pair work
  • group activity
  • abbreviations found in ads
  • filling in forms
  • mechanic
  • real estate agent
  • accountant
  • secretary
  • tailor
  • plumber
  • nanny
  • carpenter
  • receptionist
  • architect
  • waiter
  • journalist
  • social worker
  • teller
  • electrician
  • personality adjectives