[Listening Medium] Career Search

Pre-Listening Exercise

What jobs are popular among men and women in your country? Are there social or cultural rules that influence what jobs people do?

Career Search

learn the ropes” = learn how to do a specific job
It took me a few months to learn the ropes at my new job.”

pull one’s weight” = do a person’s share of the work
If you can’t pull your own weight around here, the boss is going to fire you.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.