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[nbox type=”success”]V = Val           S = Susan    B = Barry      P = Paul        Ph = Phillippe
Phi = Phil      E = Elizabeth           L = Luke       F = Fawn
V:        Hi. I’m a producer at the BBC and I really enjoy my job. I’m not sure it’s my dream job, because I’ve always wanted to be in a successful band, but it’s pretty good. Today, I’m going to be talking to people about dream jobs. What 1) ______ you do?
S:        I’m a school teacher.
B:        I am a minister with the Salvation Army.
P:        I’m a stand-up comedian.
Ph:      I make French horns – the musical instrument – and I repair other brass instruments.
Phi:     I’m an architectural technologist and I design and build houses.
E:        I finished my 2) __________  in education and I will be teaching history and math.
L:        I’m a student.
F:        I’m a student nurse.
V:        What did you dream of doing, or being, when you were younger?
S:        I’ve always wanted to be a teacher. My dad was a teacher; my brother is a teacher.
P:        I wanted to be a footballer. That’s what I wanted to do. I wanted to play for Liverpool or Arsenal, and I was quite good, but not good enough.
Ph:      When I was a child, I dreamt of being a professional cellist and performing to whatever audience I could, within orchestras or on my own as a soloist.
Phi:     I always wanted to build things and design houses. And so now it’s part of my 3)_________  life and it’s kind of good.
E:        When I was a child, most of the time I wanted to teach. For a while I wanted to be a paediatrician – so, a doctor for children.
F:        I wanted to be a vet. And then a solicitor.
L:        As a child, I used to play a lot of guitar. So, I dreamt of becoming, starting a band and becoming a world-4) _________  guitarist.
B:        When I was younger, I loved sports and I envisioned some kind of a 5) __________  in sports – professionally, perhaps. Later on, I was thinking of business, in the business realm and finally I came away with serving people: that was my dream job and I get to do that through the Salvation Army.
V:        Would you describe your job as a 6) _______ job?
P:        Yeah, it is a dream job, especially when it goes well.
S:        Every day is a different day and we do different things every day, so yeah, I would say it was dream job, really, yeah.
Ph:      To be working within the music industry, for me, is a dream. And I’m working with a lot of professional musicians and I see it as it’s helping me achieve my overall dream. So, yes.
F:        I would say nursing can be hard work but it is a dream job because you get quite a lot of satisfaction, job 7) __________ .
Phi:     Yes, definitely. I feel that it allows me to be creative and I get to do what I always wanted to do.
V:        Are you ambitious?
Phi:     Yes, I am 8)  _________. I like to take control and make things happen for myself and in this profession I get to do a lot of things like that.
E:        I like to think I am. I’m living in Paris right now and that was always a dream of mine.
S:        I was once, I think, but not so much now. I’m more ambitious for myself now, in developing my own art rather than developing other people’s art.
F:        I want to get quite high up in my job. I want to be on good money and live in a nice house.[/nbox]

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