Talking about Profession (Menanyakan Pekerjaan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Hello, learners. Nice to meet you again. This time, you are going to learn about professions. Are you ready? Kali ini kita akan belajar tentang bagaimana bertanya dan menjawab pertanyaan tentang pekerjaan. Let’s go.

In daily life, we often talk about professions. Kamu bisa pakai ungkapan berikut ya untuk menanyakan pekerjaan.

Here are questions to ask about what job someone does.

Expressions

Setting/Approach

What are you? Informal/Too direct
What is your job? Informal/Direct
What is your profession? Informal/Direct
What is your occupation? Informal/Direct
What do you do? Informal/Direct
Where do you work? Semi-formal/Indirect
What do you do for a living? Formal/Direct
What kind of job do you do? Formal/Direct
May I ask where you currently work? Formal/Indirect

Nah, sekarang, bagaimana cara kita menjawab pertanyaan tentang pekerjaan? Ada beberapa ungkapan yang bisa kalian pakai untuk membicarakan tentang pekerjaan kita. Here are some expressions to talk about professions.

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Expressions to Talk about Professions

Examples

1

I’m ….. (profession) I’m a teacher.

2

I’m ….. (field) I’m in education.

3

I work ….. (for the employer) I work for a high school.

Now, it is your turn to do the test to get more understanding.

Task 1. Find the hidden words about professions in the following grid.

 

Task 2. Click the following link to listen to the dialog and answer the questions.

  1. What are Rafi and Gigi talking about? ……………………………………………………………………..
  2. What is Rafi’s job? ……………………………………………………………………..
  3. What does Gigi do for a living? ……………………………………………………………………..
  4. Where do they work? ……………………………………………………………………..
  5. Where does the conversation possibly happen? ……………………………………………………………………..

Task 3. Listen to the dialogue again and write down the expressions of asking and giving information about professions.

Asking a Profession

Giving Information about a Profession

 

 

 

Task 4. Arrange the jumbled sentences into the meaningful following dialog.

Gigi : I see. Do you bring the required documents?

Gigi : That’s right. May I ask you about your profession, Sir?

Gigi : Thank you. Let me check.

Gigi : I’m. What can I help you?

Rafi : My daughter told me that she will get a scholarship. She said that I must meet you.

Rafi : Yes, of course. Here it is.

Rafi : Good morning. I’m Rafi. I’m Tania’s father. May I see the guiding and counseling teacher?

Rafi : Of course. I’m a farmer.

 

Task 5. Do a survey about the professions of your classmates’ parents. Write down the questions and answers in the table as follows.

No Friend’s Name Questions

Answers

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5      

Task 6. Make a dialog and practice the dialog with a partner. 

Sampai di sini dulu ya pelajaran kali ini. Mudah bukan? See you next time.

Sources

https://esladvice.com/how-to-ask-someone-about-their-profession/

 

 

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