This useful professions activity helps students to practice jobs and their spelling. All with comprehensive Teacher Notes included. Interviewees now become interviewers and vice versa. Write down a couple of examples. Model appropriate answers for them as a guideline to follow. The students are then told to imagine that they have the job on the word card and that the jobs on the worksheet are done by people in the class.
Read these aloud several times, highlight key words and practice until you can tell the stories without referring to your notes. Students in groups try to decide when science goes to far. The student with the most sentences at the end of the game wins. The other students deal out a set of picture cards evenly amongst themselves. Having the necessary skills and experience when applying for a job is only half the battle. My husband's new job doesn't begin for a few weeks, so we thought we would spend some time driving to Emoryville and stop to see my parents. Want to Tell People About This Listening Activity? Ask your friend to tell you what job related characteristics you possess that are admirable, and to back up each compliment with evidence.
The students then take it in turns to pick up a picture card. This lesson focuses on helping students practice job interviews with each other while using prepared notes helping students recognize appropriate language to be used during the job interview. When was your last interview? This continues until all the jobs have been guessed. Students ask each other questions to find out the missing information. Our collection is growing every day with the help of many teachers. Rotate interviewees around one place.
Listening lesson plans with mp3 files also available. If they are applying for various jobs in different contexts, it may be more difficult so you may need to prepare more in advance. Students answer a set of 'Do you like. Do online or library research about the company you will be interviewing with to learn more about the company's mission, history and expansion plans. Based on your research, prepare a few probing questions specific to that company.
Note If there is some confusion amongst the students, the teacher will act as the employer and do a model role play with one student 'applicant' in front of the class. This episode, Daniel goes for an interview and makes some classic mistakes. In this compelling professions activity, students express their likes and dislikes for different work activities and choose a job for a partner based on their preferences. This can move onto discussion of what answers are good and how the others could be answered better, then interviews with those questions in pairs. Vocabulary resume- a summary of a person's work and education responsibilities- things that must be done to oversee- to be the boss of, to make sure something is done, to supervise to keep track of- to be aware of or notice something inventory- the number of items a store has to handle- to take care of, to deal with to be transferred- to be moved from one place to another an opening- an available job a position- a job reputation- how other people feel about something, the opinion of other people to jump on something- to do something immediately Ms.
Carey Cornwall: Probably handling angry customers. The first student to correctly guess the job wins and keeps the card. Ask the students to discuss with their neighbor the message that your body language is sending. Were you speaking clearly and not too quickly? Is an ideal workplace a place that gives enough space and helps employees to grow? Each student is given a copy of the worksheet. Put the vocabulary on a handout. Visit a popular employment website such as Monster. Videotape your mock interview, then review your performance.
Tell the students in today's lesson they will do job interviews. After the first round of interviews, lead additional feedback and have the students rotate. Carey was a boss at Computer Country. Ballard: I see on your resume that you worked as a manager at Computer Country. Which of the new product lines are performing best in the teen market segment? It provides practice of vocabulary related to jobs and question forms. When a student finds a suitable article card, they place the card next to the picture and then move on to find the next word in the sentence.
Students should follow each of the instructions carefully. This will prepare you to demonstrate your knowledge of the company during your interview. Ballard: And why did you leave? Finally, the students report back to the class on the job they chose for their partner, explaining the reasons for their choice. Next, each student is given a word card and a jobs worksheet. You can then move onto discussion of how to make negative things sound okay and what kind of questions are difficult and unacceptable in interviews. When we worked on a group project, you took the lead in making sure we all met our deadlines. A job where you can use creative abilities? I've found this lesson plan created a lot of interest and enthusiasm amongst my Chinese university students in Shanghai.
When a 10-minute time limit has been reached, the answers are elicited from the class. The quizmaster picks up the top card from the pile e. If the picture and duty match, the student makes a sentence, e. There are a number of resources on the site focusing on the type of language used during job interviews. The student with the most cards at the end of the game wins.
As China opens up and more foreign companies are entering the market, university students are particularly interested in learning 'English for employment' skills. The first student to guess the activity being mimed wins and keeps the card. This game can also be played in two teams with students coming to the front of the class to give their clues. Enlist the help of a friend and sit facing each other. The students look at the celebrities on the worksheet and match them to jobs they think they did before they were famous by writing the corresponding number next to the job.