23rd August 2023
This is a selection of resources designed to assist teachers help English language learners improve fluency and self-expression for job interviews.
A vocabulary and critical thinking exercise for discussing careers. Students use the words at the bottom of the page to complete the sentences and then agree/disagree with the statements and give reasons for their choices.
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This is a speaking and writing lesson for practicing job interviews. I’ve been using this exercise for years. I works smoothly and seamlessly as a pair work exercise in any size class. Each student chooses a a partner and they role play a job interview. One student is the company interviewer and the other student is the applicant. Then they switch roles. The interviewer can take notes. Finally, they write a short report from their interviews notes.
This is a vocabulary listening and speaking exercise about a day in the life of an intern and contrasts it with university life.
This is a listening/speaking telephone dialogue activity. A job candidate telephones a company manager and asks about he requirements for a job position. It includes language and vocabulary commonly used during the job application process. Students listen and try to complete the conversation.
This is an English language exercise introducing and exploring the language and vocabulary of careers and employment. Students try to match the vocabulary with the appropriate pictures.
A nice brainstorm exercise to start a class about job interviews.
A parts of speech exercise to help develop students’ language skills.
This is a listening/speaking lesson for practicing job interviews. Students try to complete the job interview speech bubbles with their own ideas and then listen to the audio and compare answers.
This is an English language exploring further the language and vocabulary of job interviews. Students try to match the vocabulary with the appropriate pictures. Then they write sentences using the expressions.
This is a jobs skills interview lesson involving a brainstorm exercise and interview creation and role play activities to help graduating English language students prepare and role play the process of applying for a job. Students brainstorm vocabulary and write their own questions before doing an interview.
This exercise introduces employment related adjectives. Students try to match the adjectives with the appropriate pictures.
This is a discussion lesson for talking about career paths. Students can interview classmates and try to decide what kind of career might meet their needs.
Students interview a classmate about their leadership potential and write their opinions at the bottom of the page.