UNIT 2. CHOOSE THE CAREER!
JOBS SUITABLE FOR US
Цілі: вдосконалювати навички усного мовлення й читання; розвивати культуру спілкування й мовленнєву реакцію учнів; виховувати відповідальне ставлення до вибору майбутньої професії.
1) Where do they work?
2) Where does a receptionist work?
3) Where does a cashier work?
4) Where does a headmaster work?
5) Where does a Chief Constable work?
6) Where does a porter work?
7) Where does a manager work?
8) Where does a pilot work?
9) Where does a busboy work?
10) Where does an actress work?
11) Where does an artist work?
1) Are there any jobs which can only be done by one gender? If so, what are they?
2) What are some jobs that some people think only one gender can do, but can be done by either gender?
3) What should and what shouldn’t you do during a job interview?
3. Reading and speaking
Do ex. 1, p. 27.
Read the question (Q) and the advice (A) given about job interview. Several phrases have been removed. Fill in the gap (1-8) with the phrases marked A-I. There is one extra sentence.
Q: Last week I got a call from another company that would like me to interview for a high-level position. But I’m not ready to move right now. I get along with my boss and co-workers. My friends tell me I’m missing an opportunity (1) ____. Why waste my time and theirs if I know I’m not interested?
A: Don’t imagine that you are wasting anyone’s time (2) ____. Companies expect to interview people who may be not hired afterwards. Consider this as a fast way (3) ____. You can learn how your skills are evaluated by another company, how much you are worth and whether your experience gives us an opportunity for a higher-level job. Based on (4) ____, you may be able to go back to your boss and (5) ____. If the other company is very enthusiastic about your skills and experience, you may decide that you don’t get much satisfaction about your present job and that the time is now (6) _____. In that case, don’t agree to the first offer just because they call you. If, after interviewing, you decide that you really do not want the job, leave gracefully by saying something like, “After a lot of thought, I’ve decided that I’m not ready (7) ____”. Then write the interviewer a thank-you note. Make yourself worth remembering by giving her (8) ____.
A ask for a higher-level job B to collect information about the job market C of checking out what the other company can offer D to make the move to a new position E when you need a new job F to start looking for a new job G what you discover during the interview H when you examine a job opportunity I the names of other qualified candidates Key: 1 C; 2 H; 3 B; 4 G; 5 A; 6 F; 7 D; 8 I.
Do ex. 2, p. 27.
Here is a list of real but strange interview questions that were asked during job interviews. Report them starting the sentences in the way shown in the first sentence.
1) Give me some numbers to show how smart you are, Mark. They asked Mark ____.
2) What does your father do, Ann?
3) Who are you dating and how hard-working are you< Fred?
4) Why didn’t you go to Harvard, Bill?
5) Have you ever cheated on your girlfriend, Ken?
6) Why don’t you have a job yet, Tina?
You are looking for a part-time job in Britain. During the interview you are asked to put in order of preference the following factors which are important in choosing a job: money, friendly atmosphere, good conditions. How would you put these factors? Explain why. Discuss it with your partner.
Do ex. 4, p. 27.
Ex. 3, p. 27.