|I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]|
If you want to find a good job, you have to make sure you qualified for the position. What was your college major? How much experience do you have? Can you describe a work situation in which you were able to solve a challenging problem? Here are some key vocabulary to get you started:
candidate, overtime, master’s degree, working hours, attractive benefits, bonus, be qualified, experience, resume, retirement plan, shift, computer literacy, apply for a job, be hired, interview for a job
- What kind of working experience do you have in the field?
>>> I have worked five years as a computer programmar.
|II. Listening Exercises [Top]|
Listen by pressing the “Play Audio” button. Then, choose TRUE or FALSE for each sentence, which may be missing one or more words. Press the “Final Score” button to check your quiz.
- The editor’s job is with a computer hardware company. (False)
- Candidates for the manager’s position should have at least five years experience. (True)
- Those interested in teaching English should e-mail their resumes. (False)
- You might have to work overtime in the editor’s job. (True)
- You need at least an Master’s Degree to teach at Language Academy. (True)
- Working hours for the editor’s job are from eight thirty to five. (False)
- Town Bank pays an attractive bonus. (False)
- People with a background in computers are more qualified for the teaching job. (True)
- You need no more than two years experience to qualify for the editor’s job. (False)
- You should contact Town Bank by e-mail if you have any questions.(True)
|III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]|
Imagine that your school is looking for students to fill these three work positions. Please explain why or why not you would be qualified for the job and why the school should hire you.
- Cook: Assist in preparing meals for students and teachers
- Cleaning Staff: Help clean the school
- Computer Lab Assistant: Maintain the computers and help other students use different software programs for writing papers
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