Kids talk

1st April 2011 at 01:00
P1 pupils Mike, David, Calum, Aimee and Corey tell Julia Belgutay what they want to be when they grow up

David: I want to be a football player because I like football. I could score nets. I could earn a lot of money and I could pay for stuff. I would buy sweeties. I would want to play for Rangers and I would be a goalkeeper.

Aimee: I would like to be a chef, because they get lots of money.

David: Chefs don't get money! They just make stuff.

Aimee: You still get wages. Like the chef on The One Show.

Corey: I want to be a vet

David: What did you say?

Corey: A vet. To make animals better.

David: You can't make animals better. Say that you would get loads of money.

Aimee: Yes, you can - hamsters and that.

Corey: I think you could make pets better and give them medicine.

Aimee: When they have a sore leg or sore feet.

David: Or food! It's good for them and that will make them better. Or a drink.

Corey: What about keeping pets healthy?

Mike: I don't know what I want to be yet.

Calum: I want to be a train driver. Usually, I like to give people a ride. You would get to travel around. I think I know about some train drivers, but I don't know any, actually. When there is a danger I could stop the train.

David: I would go very fast.

Mike: You would crash off the bridge.

Calum: I would be on tracks.

Corey: Being a bus driver would be really boring. All you do is drive people.

Calum: That is what you do on the train.

Aimee: Yes, but you could make the train go and everything and that is important. I think being a teacher would be boring.

David: Yes, that would be really boring.

Calum: That is because you just have to teach lots of people what they've got to do and that is dead boring.

David: No, because teachers tell you what to do and that is actually boring.

Corey: And rude people, you have to shout at them. When it was golden time, the teacher has to scream at us.

Calum: Teaching is all you get to do all day.

David: It is dead boring.

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