Let’s Talk About Work[audio:letstalk.mp3]
Look at the topics below.
Listen to the audio and answer the questions out loud.
Then, write your comments at the bottom of the page.
1. Work and Identity
Your job is who you are.[audio:whatthink.mp3]
What do you think?
2. Work and Study
You can study to get a better education and find a better job.[audio:ambition.mp3]
Is that your ambition?
3. Work and Money
We have to work to make money to live but do we work to live or live to work?[audio:balance.mp3]
How do you find the balance?
4. Work and Love
Do you know a person who is married to his job?[audio:findlove.mp3]
Is the workplace a good place to find love? (Be careful. There are two separate topics here. Can you see them?)
5. Work and Slavery
What is the difference between work and slavery?[audio:slavery.mp3]
6. “Work, Love and Knowledge
Work, love, and knowledge are the well-springs of life. They should also govern it! (Wilhelm Reich) What do you think?[audio:whatthink.mp3]
Write your answers in the “comments” section at the bottom of the page. You can also talk to a conversation partner in English or any other language if you leave your details at the bottom of this page or go to the Live Language Linkup page.