Today, we take a look at some job related language with the help of Jeffrey, who is going to tell us about his work in the Canadian army.
As you listen, try to answer these questions:
1: How has being in the army changed Jeffrey?
2: When he first started, did Jeffrey find people in the army unpleasant?
You can download an mp3 version of the programme and a script at the bottom of this page.
Vocabulary from the programme
I have confidence in myself
I feel strong and good about who I am
jobs, things you have to do
to apply skills
to use abilities you have
it is structured
it is organised and there is a fixed way of doing things
it drives him
it keeps him going, it's what he enjoys
bombs that are usually hidden in the ground
to feel good about yourself
to feel happy with who you are or what you do
Programme script (pdf - 23 k)
Download this programme (mp3 - 1.7 mb)
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