Lesson 13: The Job For Me

These days there are many opportunities for work.
But whatever I choose, I am going to have to work very hard at it.
It is useful to know English for any job.
I will have to speak English every day, if I want to become good at it.
I have many ideas which I discuss with my friends.
I am sure that my hard work today, will give me a job that will be very good for me. I will succeed.

 A) Vocabulary: Please make your own sentences with the following words: opportunity and succeed.
The meaning of the word should be clear from the sentence.

opportunity – A chance to do something.
succeed – To manage to do what you have been trying to do.

B)   Discussion:

  1. What kind of job would you like to have?
  2. What course or training would you need for that?
  3. What is it that you are working hard at right now?
  4. Are any of your friends working?
  5. What jobs do they have?

C) The verb ‘to be’

Present tense:
I am
You are
He/She/It is
We are
You are
They are

Simple past tense:
I was
You were
He/She/It was
We were
You were
They were

Make sentences with ‘I’ and ‘we’, using the verb, ‘to be’ in the present and in the past tense.

 Do the same thing with ‘he’, ‘she’ and ‘they’.

 D) Poem

What Will I Be When I Grow Up?

Ma says: ‘Happy’
Papa says: ‘Older and taller.’
My friend Aman says: ‘Still my best friend.’
Chachiji says: ‘Anything you want to be.’
My teacher says: ‘Wiser.’
And Naniji says: ‘ Brilliant.’
And I say: How do they know?