Reading Task: Katie, Energy Engineer

During this lesson, you are going to learn or review vocabulary used for professional introductions

Do you know how to make a professional introduction?

If you don’t , maybe Katie can teach you how

Reading Task


Read the text and solve the exercises

I am Katie and I am an Energy Conservation Engineer or Green Building Engineer (1)

I am from Alabama (2) and I work for Noresco (3)

I make around $100000 a year (4)

I monitor energy systems, including heating and air conditioning to determine energy use and potential energy savings (5)

I also train clients on topics such as energy management. (6)

I work more than 40 hours per week and I usually work from 9 to 5 (7)

I use simulation based software such Ansys, Matlab, Simulink, and Aspen Plus (8)

I Know MATLAB, C++, and Python.(9)

Finally, I love working in teams and I have project management skills (10)

Writing Questions


Task: What questions generated each one of those answers?

Once you have the answers ready, practice asking and answering those questions with a partner

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Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

I am José Manuel and I am an English Teacher in Costa Rica who loves English. I have been teaching English for more than 8 years and I like sharing what I know with others