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English USA

Lesson 3 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2

1. 

In this lesson, you will review greetings and introductions and learn how to ask another person what he or she does for work. Martin Learner is visiting a tractor factory. He meets several of the workers and asks them what they do.

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This is English USA on the Voice of America. Now, Lesson 3, Part 1.

 

 

 

Melanie:

Good morning Mr. Learner. We've met. I'm Melanie Montgomery.

 

Martin:

Good morning Mrs. Montgomery. How are you?

 

Melanie:

Fine thanks. How are you?

 

Martin:

Fine thanks.

 

Melanie:

Come inside.

 

Melanie:

This is Tim Wang.

 

Martin:

Hello. I'm Martin Learner. I'm a reporter.

 

TIM:

Good morning. How are you?

 

Martin:

Fine thanks.

 

Melanie:

Tim is a designer.

 

Martin:

I'm happy to meet you.

 

TIM:

Thanks.

 

Melanie:

And this is Dinah Cosby.

 

Dinah:

Hello.

 

Martin:

Good morning. I'm Martin Learner.

 

Dinah:

How are you?

 

Martin:

Fine thanks. How are you?

 

Dinah:

Fine thanks.

 

Melanie:

Mr. Learner is a reporter for the Voice of America.

 

Dinah:

Oh good.

 

Martin:

What do you do?

 

Dinah:

I'm a supervisor.

 

Martin:

I'm happy to meet you.

 

Melanie:

Good morning Raj. This is Rajesh Sharma.

 

Martin:

Hello.

 

Melanie:

This is Martin Learner. He's a reporter.

 

Rajesh:

How are you?

 

Martin:

Fine thanks. How are you?

 

Rajesh:

Fine thanks.

 

Martin:

Rajesh what do you do?

 

Rajesh:

Pardon?

 

Melanie:

He's a painter.

 

Rajesh:

Oh yes. I'm a painter.

 

Martin:

I'm happy to meet you.

 

Rajesh:

Thanks.

 

Melanie:

Hello David.

 

David:

Pardon?

 

Melanie:

Hello!

 

David:

Oh, good morning.

 

Melanie:

This is Martin Learner.

 

David:

Hello I'm David Shaw. How are you?

 

Martin:

Fine thanks. How are you?

 

David:

Fine thanks.

 

Melanie:

He's a reporter.

 

David:

I'm happy to meet you.

 

Martin:

Thanks. What do you do?

 

Melanie:

He's a mechanic.

 

Martin:

Pardon?

 

David:

I'm a mechanic.

 

2. 

You can ask what work people do simply in English by saying "What do you do?" This means what work do you do? One way to answer is by identifying yourself by the kind of work you do, for example, teacher, farmer, clerk, doctor, and so on. Listen.

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DAVIS:

Hello I'm David Shaw.

 

Martin:

What do you do?

 

David:

I'm a mechanic.

 

 

 

 

Dinah:

I'm Dinah Cosby.

 

Martin:

What do you do?

 

Dinah:

I'm a supervisor.

 

 

 

 

Rajesh:

Hello I'm Rajesh Sharma.

 

Martin:

What do you do?

 

Rajesh:

I'm a painter.

 

3. 

Learn to say, What do you do?

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David:

Hello I'm David Shaw.

 

You:

 

 

David:

I'm a mechanic.

 

 

 

 

Dinah:

Hello I'm Dinah Cosby.

 

You:

 

 

Dinah:

I'm a supervisor.

 

 

 

 

Rajesh:

Hello I'm Rajesh Sharma.

 

You:

 

 

Rajesh:

I'm a painter.

 

 

 

 

Melanie:

This is Betsy Steele.

 

Martin:

Hello I'm Martin Learner. What do you do?

 

Betsy:

I'm a welder. What do you do?

 

Martin:

I'm a reporter.

 

Betsy:

I'm happy to meet you.

 

Melanie:

This is George Turner.

 

Martin:

Good morning. What do you do?

 

George:

I'm a welder too. What do you do?

 

Martin:

I'm a reporter.

 

English USA

Lesson 3 - Part1

Worksheet - Part1 - Part2