Understanding detailed spoken French demands a knowledge of vocabulary and an awareness of grammar. With these skills it is possible to find the main message of a text and specific details.
Listen to the following people talking about their jobs and then answer the questions that follow.
What kind of work does he do?
What does this person do for their job?
He puts out fires and checks the fire alarms in peoples homes
He controls the fire and meets people
He controls the fire and sets the fire alarms
Why does he like his job?
He likes taking risks
He gets to play with his friends
It involves team work
To do his job, what do you need to do?
Remain calm under pressure
Press some buttons
Be under constant pressure
The speaker says that she is a sommeliere, what does this involve?
She works with numbers
She tastes wine
She cooks food
Why does she like her job?
She travels a lot and gets paid well
She travels a lot during the year
She travels in a lot of different countries
What did she do after high school?
She went to University to study languages
She went to University to study business
She travelled to foreign countries
She says she is active, she likes meeting people and what other thing?
She has a sense of humour
She is always in a good mood
She is in love