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A woman thinking about food and clothes.

Finding a job Finding a job

Written by Espen Stranger-Johannessen

Illustrated by Sunniva Høiby-Øiset

Read by Pip Hardy

Language English

Level Level 4

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A woman thinking about food and clothes.

Alisha needs to find a job because her family needs money for food and clothes.

Alisha needs to find a job because her family needs money for food and clothes.


Two women talking to each other.

Alisha did not work in her home country, but she is good at cooking and likes talking to people.

Alisha did not work in her home country, but she is good at cooking and likes talking to people.


A woman sitting using her laptop.

Maybe she could work in a restaurant? Alisha searches on the Internet for job postings.

Maybe she could work in a restaurant? Alisha searches on the Internet for job postings.


A laptop showing a job advert for a chef.

She finds an advert for a chef. That is someone who cooks in a restaurant.

She finds an advert for a chef. That is someone who cooks in a restaurant.


A woman talking to a man.

She goes for the job interview. The restaurant manager tells her they need someone who has trained as a chef.

She goes for the job interview. The restaurant manager tells her they need someone who has trained as a chef.


A woman looking sad.

Alisha is disappointed, but she takes a course called “Food and hospitality”. She hopes this will help her to get a job in a restaurant.

Alisha is disappointed, but she takes a course called “Food and hospitality”. She hopes this will help her to get a job in a restaurant.


A woman cooking in a restaurant.

Alisha has to work in a restaurant as part of her training course. She does not get paid, but she gets work experience.

Alisha has to work in a restaurant as part of her training course. She does not get paid, but she gets work experience.


Someone typing on a laptop.

She adds the details of the course to her CV. A CV is a description of all the work she has done and all the courses she has taken.

She adds the details of the course to her CV. A CV is a description of all the work she has done and all the courses she has taken.


A tired-looking woman.

Next time Alisha goes for a job interview at a restaurant, she is offered the job. It is hard work. She often has to work in the evening, when her children are home from school.

Next time Alisha goes for a job interview at a restaurant, she is offered the job. It is hard work. She often has to work in the evening, when her children are home from school.


A happy-looking woman.

She is proud that she has got a job so that she can buy food and clothes for her family with her own money.

She is proud that she has got a job so that she can buy food and clothes for her family with her own money.


Written by: Espen Stranger-Johannessen
Illustrated by: Sunniva Høiby-Øiset
Read by: Pip Hardy
Language: English
Level: Level 4
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