Such was the essay topic that my students were presented with last week. They not only had to write about what their true ideal job was, but they also had to explain precisely why they wanted that ideal job, and what they were going to do in order to prepare for or acheive that dream.
Seeing as all of my students are English nursing majors, many of the replies were not all that surprising, like this response written by Sophie.
People have different ideals about what jobs they want. Some people want to be a teacher, some want to be a doctor, some want to be a lawyer, etc.
My ideal job is being a nurse and this is because I have chosen English nursing as my major in a medical college, and I will study this major for five years at my college. I think I should make a living using what I learn. More important, I love my major very much. I'd love to be a nurse after graduating from my colledge. A good nurse can help doctors do a lot to make patients feel beeter. People always calls nurse "White Angel." I think it's a wonderful call.
Ann's answer was hardly dissimilar in any way.
My ideal job is to become a good nurse. When I was young, I saw many patients in the hospital. I hope I can help them to keep health. Also, I say many nurses in disaster. They brought the hope to the homeless. They called "white Angles." So I want to become a good nurse, I want to be an angel. I hope I can help others to escape from pain. I hope I can devotion my time to this career.
Some meanwhile chose jobs that were only slighty different from wha they were studying, like Leo and the several others who wrote about becoming a doctor.
My ideal job is a doctor. My major is nursing. But I don't want to be an nurse. My dream is becoming a popular doctor who can contribute his life to the world. When I was young, I was always sick and I was weak. There were not many doctors in my hometown. So is it today. If I become a doctor, I will do my best to treat patients who come to my clinic. I will...