Lesson 18


What do you do for a living?

Dialogue 1

What do you do?

Nǐ zuò shén me gōng zuò ?
“What do you do?”
你做什么工作?
 
Wǒ shì yī shēng Nǐ ne ?
“I am a doctor. What about you?”
我是医生。你呢?
 
Wǒ shì jǐng chá
“I am a policeman.”
我是警察。

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Dialogue 2

Which company are you working for?

Nǐ zài nǎ gōng zuò ?
“Wh ich company are you working for ?”
你在哪工作?
 
Wǒ zài IBM gōng sī gōngzuò
“I work for the IBM.”
我在 IBM 工作。

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Vocabulary

zuò do   
gōng zuò job, work 工作
yī shēng   doctor   医生
jǐng chá policeman/woman 警察
shāng rén   businessman   商人
jiào shī teacher   教师
gōng sī company   公司

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