My job is an English teacher.

Mike12345

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1 My job is an English teacher.
2 My job is to teach English.
3 My job is teaching English.
4 My dream job is an English teacher.
5 My dream job is to teach English.
6 My dream job is teaching English.

Teachers, In my opinion, I think all of these sentences are right. Do you agree? If you do, could you please tell me what differences they are? If you don't, could you tell me why not? Thank you
 
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bhaisahab

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1. and 4. are not OK.
 

Lynxear

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I would agree with bhaisahab.

1 My job is an English teacher. :cross: Your job title is "English Teacher "
2 My job is to teach English. :tick:
3 My job is teaching English. :tick:
4 My dream job is an English teacher. :cross: "My dream job would be to work as a English teacher." Sounds better to me.
5 My dream job is to teach English. :tick:
6 My dream job is teaching English. :tick:

Both the gerund and infinitive of "teach" work fine for me.
 

GoesStation

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You can be a teacher. Your job can't.
 
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