Jobs And Occupations English ESL Worksheets

The ESL worksheets on this page can be used in English lessons about jobs and occupations / professions.

All of these jobs worksheets are absolutely free and come in PDF format. 

See below for the jobs / occupations / professions ESL worksheets and activity handouts that are currently available to download.

And check out the bottom of this page for other FREE resources to teach ESL lessons about jobs and occupations.

ESL Worksheets About Jobs and Occupations

Worksheet 1: Job Descriptions

In this ESL worksheet students are asked to read a description of a job then write the correct job name in the blank space. 

This worksheet is great to review jobs and occupations vocabulary with beginners while also practicing reading comprehension. 

Worksheet 2: What do you want to be?

This ESL worksheet about jobs is based on the classroom activity ‘Find Somebody Who…’

Students must walk around the classroom and ask their classmates what job they want to do and why. Then they must fill in the worksheet with the details.

This worksheet is designed to practice the expressions ‘What do you want to be?’ / ‘What is your dream job?’. It is a great worksheet to get your students talking using expressions to do with professions. 

Worksheet 3: jobs Writing Worksheet

This simple writing worksheet is for students to practice writing the names of jobs in English. Perfect for beginner ESL students.

Students should write each job word 3 times. Click the button below to download this PDF worksheet.

Worksheet 4: Scrambled Up Words

In this worksheet for beginners, students must unscramble the letters to make a job name. Then they should connect the job word to the correct occupation picture. 

This worksheet is useful for reviewing job vocabulary and spelling.

Worksheet 5: Jumbled up Job Sentences

This worksheet is for practicing sentence order and making sentences with jobs vocabulary. 

Students must put the words in the correct order to make a sentence. 

The sentences in this worksheet focus on the structures ‘He/She is a (doctor)’, and ‘I want to be a (firefighter).’ It is designed for beginner ESL learners.

Worksheet 6: Jobs Battleships Activity

This jobs worksheet is based on the game ‘Battleships’.

Students should write 10 occupations anywhere in their grid without showing their partner. These job words are the students’ ‘Battleships’.

Then students will take turns trying to find their partner’s battleships by calling out the grid coordinates (e.g. B 3). 

When they find one of their partner’s battleships, their partner must make a sentence using the job vocabulary in that square. For example, ‘My father is a doctor.’, ‘She’s a scientist.’, ‘I want to be a firefighter.’, etc.

The first students to find all 10 job words is the winner. 

Worksheet 7: Jobs Bingo

This bingo worksheet includes 9 job pictures / words.

Students should cut out the 9 job squares, and then arrange them in a 3×3 grid in any order they wish. 

Then as the teacher calls out the job names, the students can turn that job picture over. 

The first student to get 1 / 2 / 3 lines of bingo is the winner.

Then you can play again by asking students to turn over the pictures and make another 3×3 grid. 

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