Work and Careers (796-810)
796 I’m a federal employee, I work for the Department of Labor.
797 What kind of work do you do? Are you a salesman?
798 As soon as I complete my training, I’m going to be a bank teller.
799 John has built up his own business. He owns a hotel.
800 What do you want to be when you grow up? Have you decided yet?
801 I like painting, but I wouldn’t want it to be my life’s work.
802 Have you ever thought about a career in the medical profession?
803 My uncle was a pilot with the airlines. He just retired.
804 My brother’s in the army. He was just promoted to the rank of major.
805 I have a good-paying job with excellent hours.
806 My sister worked as a secretary before she got married.
807 George’s father is an attorney. He has his own practice.
808 He always takes pride in his work. He’s very efficient.
809 Mr. Smith is a politician. He’s running for election as governor.
810 After a successful career in business, he was appointed ambassador.