What do you do?[audio:whatdo.mp3]
What do you do?
“Right now” or “Monday to Friday”?
“What do you do?”
“What do you do from Monday to Friday?”
“What are you doing?”
“What are you doing right now at this minute?”[audio:whatdoing.mp3]
What are you doing right now?
Are you looking for a job?
Do you need staff?
Have you ever worked as a taxi driver?
Have you ever worked as … ?
Let’s talk about work.[audio:letstalk.mp3]
“Have to” and “want to”
I want to go out but I can’t because I have to go to bed early because I have to get up early and go to work tomorrow morning.
I want to watch television but I can’t because I have a test tomorrow and I have to study for it.
“Have to” and “need to”
They are used pretty much interchangeably:
I have to find a job.
I need to find a job.
“Need to” is a bit stronger.
Be aware of verb combination:
Sometimes we think we have to do something but we don’t really need to do it.
We need to breathe. We need to eat. We need to drink.
We think we need to buy expensive things but we don’t really have to. We just like to.
Here are some more ways to describe things you have to do:
I have to go to work.
I must go to work.
I ought to go to work.
I should go to work.
We have to work to make a living but we get used to it and we develop a routine.
World English Course
There are lots of things you can learn in the World English Course. There is a place where you can talk about work and there is also a place where you can find a job and a place where you can find staff. There is a place where you can have fun and there is a place where you can talk about food or family. There is also a place where you can talk about money or love or philosophy. You can study anything you want anytime you want. You can do it once a week or every day or any time you like. Have fun! Work hard! Tell your friends and family members! Enjoy!