Reading Task: Anna’s Routine as a Security Specialist

In this lesson, you will learn more about the daily routine of a security specialist.

Before you get started with the reading, check this key vocabulary:

#1To get dressed
#2To get ready
#3My one-hour commute
#4To get home

Reading: Anna’s Daily Routine


Read the text and learn more about the daily routine of a security specialist


My name is Anna, I work as a cyber security specialist for Tech Genius.

I usually wake up at 6, do yoga, and meditate for 30 minutes, then I prepare breakfast for my kids and me.

After that, I take a shower, get dressed and get ready for work.

I start my one-hour commute to work, I arrived at the office at 8.

I start solving security tickets, I do that for two hours.

At ten, I have a break and check my social media and email.

After that, it is time for penetration testing or pen testing, I try to find vulnerabilities in WordPress sites.

I have lunch at 12, I usually order Thai or Mexican food

From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, I spend time cleaning hacked sites.

From 3:00 to 5:00 PM, I create firewall rules for all of our clients ‘sites, we usually block IP’s used for cyber attacks

After that, I go to tech life to teach cyber security classes.

I get home around 9

I have dinner with my husband and I go to bed at 11.

Reading Comprehension: Anna’s Daily Routine


Answer the questions based on the reading

Reading Comprehension Questions


Answer the questions as if you were Anna

#1Make pairs
#2Pretend that you are Anna
#3Ask your partner these questions
  1. What is your profession?
  2. What time do you usually wake up?
  3. What do you do after waking up?
  4. What time do you arrive at the office?
  5. What do you do for the first two hours at work?
  6. What do you do during your break at 10 AM?
  7. What time do you have lunch?
  8. What do you do from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM?
  9. What do you do from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM?
  10. What time do you typically get home?
  11. What time do you go to bed?

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