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Jobs people do
A lot of people live in Ben and Kitty's block
. They do different jobs. Mrs Wang is a doctor and she works in a hospital. She makes sick people better. She takes care of sick children. Miss Tang is an architect
and she draws plans of buildings. She makes sure the builders build the blocks properly. Henry is a mechanic
and he works in a garage. He repairs cars, van
s and minibuses. Charles is a fireman and he drives a fire-engine. He puts out fires. He sometimes rescue
s people. He wears a uniform
. Susan is a secretary
and she works in an office. She uses her computer to type letters. David is a removal
man and he works for a removal company. He moves people's furniture to their new flat
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Kitty: Hello, Susan.
Susan: Hello, Kitty. Are you going to school?
Kitty: Yes, I am. Are you going to work?
Susan: Yes, I am.
May I ask you some questions about your job?
Susan: Yes, of course.
Kitty: Where do you work?
Susan: I work in an office in City Centre.
Kitty: What do you usually do?
Susan: I answer the phone. I type
letters on a computer. I go to meetings and take notes. I do many different things.
Kitty: Do you like your job?
Susan: Yes, I do.
It's very interesting and I like all the people in my office.
Kitty: Do you wear a uniform in your job?
Susan: No, I don't.
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Every morning, Simon sees the street sweepers doing their job. They start work early. They sweep the streets. They collect the rubbish. They also empty the rubbish bins. Mr Li has a bakery. He bakes bread and cakes. He opens his shop early. Simon sees people coming to Mr Li's shop to buy bread and cakes for breakfast. Mrs Wang sells newspapers. She starts work early, too. Simon sees people buying their newspapers on their way to work. Simon sees Mrs Chen selling flowers in her flower shop. She goes to the flower market very early every morning to buy flowers for her shop. In the market, the vegetable and fruit sellers are busy. Simon sees people coming to buy fresh vegetables and fruit for lunch and dinner.
She is a doctor and she works in a hospital.
Where do you work? What do you do?