Choose a Job ESL Activity: Which Job? Board Game (A2-B1)

by | Jun 1, 2021

Choose a Job ESL Activity

Which Job? Board Game (A2-B1)

Choosing the right job is a difficult task. It depends on many factors, such as personality traits, skills and previous experience. If you are talking about jobs in your ESL classroom, this board game might be doubly helpful. Review job and work vocabulary while stretching your students’ reasoning skills with this Choose a Job ESL Activity. It can be used online and offline!

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How to use this activity

  • Students can play individually, in pairs, or in groups.
  • The goal of the game is to get from one side to the other while scoring the most amount of points.
  • To score points, students must respond to the information in the bubble and choose a job down below. With a reasonable explanation, of course!
  • Cross out the professions at the bottom as you go along – they cannot be used twice.
  • Students follow the lines from bubble to bubble and two or more markers are allowed to be on the same bubble at the same time.

This resource is based on an activity found in 1, 2, 3… Cause, Consequence and Purpose!


Ian Kime

Ian Kime

I have been teaching English abroad since receiving my CELTA certificate in Poland in 2018. I enjoy tracking my individual students’ development but love having lessons with big groups! Now that I teach online, I am accompanied by my sidekicks Olaf, Mała, Pirate and Bandit on a regular basis.


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