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Episode 04

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.

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Tell us about your first job. What did you do? How much did you earn and what did you spend your pay on? Was it difficult or enjoyable? How did you get it?

Write to us in the comments and we'll discuss your answers in the next show.


Language level

Intermediate: B1


My first job was for the government in Ecuador. It was very bussy job I had an huge amount of thins to do and a very lower Budget. It was a very hardly activity although at this time I knew many places and people.

Hello there,
My first job was as waiter too. I get it thorugh a friend who recommend me to owners. My wage was enough to go to cinema and for ice creams, with my girl friend, once a week. It was several years ago but I still have so good memories of that job, that I would like to set up my own restaurant when I get the retirement age.


My first and unique job was as a teacher. I worked during 35 years teaching to children, adolescents and adults at primary, secondary and university levels.

With my first salary, I gave to my parents some gifts; I invited them to a restaurant and I bought some music.

My experience was enjoyable from the first time and forever.

Hi, my first job was on telephone to do survey to the customer about product . It was very interesting to me and i spend all my first salary to take dinner on restaurant.

My first job was a painter.When I was fifteen years old I worked as a painter because I love painting.After I graduated from üniversity I have been working as a cameraman for a TV cannel.I earn some money which is enough me

Helllo everyone
My first work was 13 years age, I studied and holydays, my brother and me, worked with a neighbour, we work as a carpenter assitant. not remember how we won, but I do know, is that working makes you more responsible.

Hello I had my first job a lot of years ago when I was 17. It was by mean of a friend’s big brother. The work consisted in distribute mailbox advertising.
We were a team of four workers. Every morning we met in the street, the boss came with a car and distributed the advertising leaflets in heavy bags among us. Then we had to divide the neighbourhood and thereafter each member took his bag and distributed the leaflets throughout the street.
We had to ring the bell of the houses. It was a difficult moment because the neighbours often didn’t open the door phone when they knew we brought advertising. Sometimes we lied and pretended be the real postman.
Of course it wasn't a very creative work but I could buy some expensive books for studying in the University and it could have been a good way to finance the fees but unfortunately that work rapidly finished.

Hi, everyone,
I'm from Brazil. My first job was Avon representative. I was ten years old, I sold products to my friends and neighbors. It was good because I could talk with a lot of people but it was terrible when the products arrived and customers canceling orders, as I was a child some customers thought that they had not obligation to pay for them so I needed some money from my parents. When I started losing money I stoped with the sales.

Hi,you had a great succesfull that for ten years old.Dont worry about losing your money. because time to time we are disappointed about our works.I hope you have a good job now.

when i completed my intermediate then i started teaching in a school ,my salary was 2200PKR and i spent my money on my studies to get more education as my mother couldn't bear my studies expenses...i enjoyed a lot during teaching ..and i am still doing teaching as well as doing masters.