Lesson 3 – Beyond the Routine


  1. What are your jobs, or weekend or holiday jobs? If you are still at school or college, describe a typical day’s activities You will hear a man called Jeremy Plank talking about his typical day.
  2. Listen to the audio and write down his activities.

Main Activity

  1. You are going to have a team competition to guess unusual jobs
  2. Create groups of two to four and look at the A section.  Read the information and help your partner with any unknown words, or use a dictionary. You should discuss jobs, and write down three guesses. You can still get extra points for wrong guesses if you give good reasons.
  3. Put your three guesses in order: most likely, next most likely, and least likely. You can swap ideas with a neighboring group.
  4. The answers and scores: three points for each first guess that is correct, two points for each second guess, and one point for each third guess. Extra points for close but incorrect answers or for clever or creative guesses.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 for sections B and C. Write your answer here.

Follow Up

  1. Members of each group cooperate to write a paragraph about a job.
  2. Circulate the paragraphs around the class or put them on the wall for the class to see.
  3. Guess the jobs.


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