jobs and work

jobs and work

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Learn how to write a covering email to accompany a job application.

Listen to the job interview to practise and improve your listening skills.

Learn how to write a cover letter or email to respond to a job advert.

Learn how to write an email to invite someone to a job interview.

Read an email invitation to a job interview to practise and improve your reading skills. 

Ashlie goes for an interview - but her interviewer is more interested in someone else!

Welcome to our audio fiction series, Writing home! In this first episode Milton meets his new neighbour Mei. What do you think he asks her?

In episode 2, Mei writes to her family about Milton. What do you think she says about him?

Johnny, Olivia and Fadi all offer jobs to Harry. What should he do?

Harry sure is good at his job as he doesn’t come cheap!

Carolina is having some problems with money. What can she do to solve them? Adam and Rob talk about all the different types of weather you have in your countries.

Sarah, Olivia, Harry and Johnny are all looking glum, but Fadi is here to solve their problems.

Carolina wants a job to solve her money problems, but will she find one? Adam is surprised about your opinions of football!

Jamie has a surprise for Carolina, who is already quite excited about her new job. Meanwhile, Rob and Adam have been waiting patiently since the last episode to talk about queuing.

Emily thinks Carolina should go and see Jamie's band play, but Carolina doesn't want to lie to her boss. Jo and Adam talk about the difference between 'good evening' and 'good night'.

In episode 9, Robert tells Milton about a job. Do you think Milton will apply for it?

Robert and Mei meet in episode 10. Do you think they'll get along?

Jamie might have the chance to follow his dream. Adam and Jo look at how Jamie and Carolina use 'will', 'won't' and 'might' to talk about his future.

Magda receives the result of her job interview, whilst Sarah continues to have problems with her house.

In the final episode of this season, find out about Magda's new job and how Sarah deals with her intrusive landlord. Harry has some surprising news and Johnny has a big decision.

Mei speaks up at work in episode 14, and Milton gets some bad news. What do you think has happened?

In episode 16, Robert tells Mei about his childhood. What do you think is different about it?

In episode 19, Robert gets good news, but is confused. What do you think he's confused about?

Read the four job adverts to practise and improve your reading skills.

Learn words for different jobs in these exercises. Is your job in the list?

Do these exercises and learn the names of more jobs. Have you ever done any of these jobs?

Stephen takes Ashlie out for lunch at their friend Tristan’s café. They enjoy themselves, but don’t manage to eat!

Ashlie and Stephen help out in an ice cream van. That sounds easy, doesn’t it?

Rob and Stephen discuss differences between the past simple and present perfect and different uses of ‘look’ and ‘say’.


What happens when three young girls meet the women doing their dream jobs? In this video, we see the importance of positive female role models.