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

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Reading text
Do you like cars? Are you friendly and do you like chatting with people? Would you like to make £200 a day selling cars? If you answered yes to the above questions, we’d like you to be on our team! (Driving licence required.)
Motor Ground is a car sales company that buys and sells used cars.
Chennai, India


We're looking for a marketing manager to manage an international team. Ability to speak English necessary. Salary is £50,000 a year.
Groovy is a German clothes company that has shops in countries across Europe.
Munich, Germany


French teacher wanted to teach children between the ages of 3 and 12. Applicants must have teaching experience. £15 per hour.
LinguaFun is a language school that offers modern language classes to students of all ages.


Nurse needed in private hospital. Must be registered to work in the UK. £25,000 per year.
Private hospital with 50 years' experience providing high-quality health care.
London, UK
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Language level

A1 English level (elementary)
If I have the opportunity to choose one of those job positions, I would like to apply as marketing manager. Because I have degree in Economy, knowledge about the marketing field, and English skills. The annual salary is reasonable and also I enjoy working with people from different countries. It would be a great way to pick up some German language.
Well, there is so little choice. I have a driving license but don't have driving experience, I also don't know French and I'm not registered to work in the UK. What is left? Marketing manager? I don't fully meet the requirements but what else I can do?
I would like to apply for engineering jobs in Canada. I had listened that a good country for my job.
I enjoy working with children, so I would definitely go for the job of a school or pediatric nurse.
I would like to apply for the car represantive position. Because, I am already a sales specialist who interest in cars. Moreover, I wonder and want to visit India.
I want to become barrister....coz I think I've better speaking experience and I'm able to...
I'd like to apply for a job as geography professor. In this moment, I'm studying for this.
I like Manager job because Manager has a high salary, so if i have a high salary mylife will easier
I would like to apply for a marketing manager job because I speak English, I will earn a lot of money and I have a driving license.
I like work in the company Motor Ground, it is better payed, 200 Eur for day it is great
This would be base on my discipline as a - Financial Analyst and Management Professional. But, base on this context I would prefer a marketing job with Groovy in Munich, Germany.
I choose a marketing manager in Munich, Germany. This job will give more money than other jobs
I want to work a free job. I like working by travelling. a fixed place gets bored me.
I would like to apply for a business company that includes sales and dealing with customers.
I prefer to work as an English teacher. I love children and I would like to community with them. Especially, I would like to practice English each day. So, teaching English is the best job which I am really interested.
off course I would apply for the marketing manager job to earn 50000 pound a year .
I used to like to apply for a government staff job during my childhood. But now i need not. because i own a business.
Now, I work as an accountant. But if I could choose my job again, I would choose e-commerce. Because, e-commerce is very developed. Therefore, many companies will recruit me. So, I have more choice for my job and salary. But that is only an if and now I satisfied with my job.
I am an civil engineer. My duties are designing, checking, opproving technical documentation related to bridges.
I would like to work in UK, but first of all I should to practise English. I would like chatting with someone. How can I find a person ? ;)

Hello Suitcase

I'm afraid that our House Rules don't allow you to share personal information such as your email address or phone number, so you won't be able to find someone to chat with here. I'd suggest you check out our Facebook page, where a different kind of interaction with our users is possible.

Best wishes


The LearnEnglish Team

Actually i don't like these jobs. I prefer be an influencer and translator or tour guide in overseas
I would you like to work in the field of research pertinent geopolitics, internationals relationships and history.
Unfortunately these jobs are far from my specialty , i work as irrigation and landscape engineer I love my work I don’t want to change my career .
I don't like jobs because it's limited our freedom,however i'm with my own business and it will helps to improve my talent.
I don't know... perhaps I don't like any of the jobs mentioned above. However, I like teaching. I think a teacher can be so creative and become so patient when dealing with problem.
I don't like to do a job.Because it's very stressful & limited our freedom.I like to start a business.It will help to improve our talents.
I would like to apply for a job related to do analysis data or analysis system and I like to travel a lot in my job;
Hello Kirk Thank you very much for your answer. You always help me. Best regards Marina
One of adverts I've read recently contained the following: " Your audio and WP skills should include a working knowledge of MS Office and Word for Windows". Could you tell me please, what does "WP" mean?
I would like to apply for the jobs of research and development of material science because i majored in that filed for my bachelor's and master's degrees; moreover, i am very interested in studying, conducting experiments, and constantly being in touch with innovative things. I think that the progress in technology is attained by the accumulation of every small step even though there is just a little discovery. Now, i prepare for my application of phD degree. I hope i can become an expertise in specific field of material science and dedicate my ability to helping the development of technology. Also, i look forward to working in a research institute in the top of the world.
I would like to work as a computer programmer. Although I don't have a college degree yet, I'm going to try to do a computer science course.
ı am working an ındian clothing manufacturer.ı am a sales maneger. ı report to sales director. My supervisor name is Alan. our company exports its products to Europe and U.S. ıt is an exporter. Our headquartes in New Delhi. But ı am working in Berlin.we have brances in Mumbai, new york, london, berlin and qatar.
I would like to apply for marketing manager, because I'm industry engineer. It's just my job profile ideal for that job and I could to travel around Europe, while I'm going to visit others shops.