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Vocabulary topics for ESL kids: Occupations


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English vocabulary: Occupations topic


Learn and practise English vocabulary connected with the theme Occupations. This page gives you a quick guide to the unit contents. There is also a list of all the key words covered in the unit.

Unit Contents

Learning and Teaching Material

This unit introduces kids to ten English words connected with the theme Occupations and contains resources to learn, practise and revise new vocabulary in a fun way. The vocabulary words are presented before being practised. Then they reappear both in the activities to play online and in the worksheets to download and print.

The unit has four areas to explore: Learn, Practise, Test Yourself, Download and Print. First comes the Learn! section with the picture dictionary that introduces ten new English words through pictures, sounds and text. Then you can practise new vocabulary by playing three different word games (matching, spelling, guessing) and test yourself by taking our picture test and vocabulary quiz. Finally, there is a section that contains printable worksheets to practise offline.

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English vocabulary: cook

Somebody who prepares food.

English vocabulary: doctor

Somebody who helps sick people.

English vocabulary: driver

Somebody who drives a vehicle.

English vocabulary: farmer

Somebody who grows food.

English words: fireman

Somebody who fights fires.

English words: nurse

Somebody who helps doctors.

English words: policeman

Somebody who catches thieves.

English words: postman

Somebody who delivers mail.

English words: seller

Somebody who sells goods.

English words: teacher

Somebody who gives students homework.

English alphabet: O

The letter O.

English alphabet: o

The letter o.