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Jobs And Occupations | Free Flashcards And Board Games

These printable flashcards and board games are to teach vocabulary to do with jobs and occupations. These can be used with expressions such as ‘What do you want to be? – I want to be a pilot.’, ‘What does your dad do? – He’s a teacher.’, etc. 

See below for the materials currently available for download.

Related: Jobs and Occupations Worksheets

Free Jobs and Occupations Flashcards

Jobs Flashcards

ESL Flashcards - Jobs

A set of jobs flashcards which can be used to present the target vocabulary and for many flashcard games.


Student Cards

Small Flashcards

A set of 8 small jobs flashcards for students to hold. 

These can be used for many card games such as ‘find your partner’, ‘memory games, line bingo, and many more.


Jobs and Occupations Board Games

Jobs Board Game 1

ESL Board Game - Jobs

This ESL board game about jobs is best played in pairs and requires one dice. 

Students take turns in rolling the dice and moving their game piece. After landing on a square, students should make a sentence based on the image in that square. 

The aim of the game is to arrive at the center star to win a point. After winning a point, the student goes back to the start and begins again. The student with the most points at the end of the game is the winner. 


Board Game 2 – The Spinner Game

ESL Board Game - jobs

This Board Game is best played in pairs. Each pair of students needs one pencil and one paper clip. 

Place the clip in the middle and place the pencil in the middle of the clip. T

hen flick the paper clip to make it spin and make a sentence about the job word in that area.


Board Game 3 – Race Around the World

ESL Board Game - Jobs

No Need for Dice! In this board game students play rock, scissors, paper and ‘race around the world’. One student moves clockwise and one student moves anti-clockwise. 

Every time the student moves to a new square they should make a sentence with the job vocabulary in that square. 


Board Game 4 – Flick The Eraser

Printable Board Game - Jobs and Occupations

This Board Game is best played in pairs. Each student needs one eraser (or something small and light they can flick). 

To play, a student should place his / her eraser at the bottom of the board game. Then the student should use his/her finger to flick the eraser. 

If it lands in one of the hexagons, then the student wins that area and colors it in. 

Next, the students should make a dialogue based on the job picture in that area, and then its the next student’s turn. 

At the end of the game, the student with the most areas colored in is the winner.