- Talking about work, including where you work, your department, and your industry
- Understanding the difference between work for, work in and work at
- Asking questions to find out about another person’s job
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1. What are the missing words?
A: I’m Ania.
O: __(1)__ to meet you, Ania. And I’m Orla.
A: And what do you do, Orla?
O: I’m an engineer. I work for a transport company called Blue Line.
A: That’s great! I __(2)__ for a transport company too. I work for Ultra Direct. But I’m not an engineer.
O: Ah, so what do you do?
A: __(3)__ a consultant. I work in the marketing department.
O: Oh I see!
E: My name’s Ed. And you?
I: Ibra. So Ed, what do you __(4)__?
E: I’m a buyer. I work for a supermarket chain.
I: Do you work at the supermarket in this town?
E: No, I work at the head office, in Frankfurt, Germany. I wear a suit and tie most days!
I: I see! Which department do you work in?
E: The dairy department. I buy milk.
I: It’s great to __(5)__ you, Ed. I work in the milk industry too! I’m a farmer.
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