“A job for life”
Goal for the lesson: A job for life.
Warm – upunscramble the words h,e,t,c,r,e,a t,o,c,d,r,o, n,g,e,s,r,e,i,d g,n,a,m,a,e s,r,n,e,u, c,u,n,t,c,a,t,a,n,o Teacher Doctor Designer Manage Nurse Accountant
Mass media TV presenter Newspaper journalist Political commentator Photographer Sport commentator Media tycoon Foreign correspondent Make up a media mapWhy are these jobs so popular?
Job requirements A sharp mind Ambition Creativity Numeracy and literacy Artistic ability Dedication Administrative skills Individuality Initiative Ability to work to tight deadlines Physical strength Teamwork skills Leadership Ability to work under pressure Flexibility Остроумие Честолюбие, амбиция Творчество Расчетливость и грамотность Художественные способности Посвящение Административные навыки Индивидуальность Инициативность Способность работать напряженно до предела Физическая сила Навыки коллективной работы Лидерство Способность работать под давлением Гибкость
Classify the items in the list of job requirements according to the categories:skills, qualities, abilities.
Choose one of the jobs from your mind map Say which skills and abilities are needed to be successful in it. Give reasons for your viewpoint.
What would you like to get from your job? Write a wish list of your expectations in terms of: Satisfaction Salary Workload/ intensity Leisure time Additional benefits Holidays Example: I’d like to be able to buy everything I want with my salary. I’d rather have flexible working hours than stay in the office from 9 to 5.
Speaking Think of the job you would like to choose and answer the questions: What qualities do you have/lack? What do you like/ dislike about these jobs? Which job may suit your wish list and personal qualities? Expressing preferences and giving reasons: I’m rather… I’d prefer… If I had my way, I’d…. In my case… What I’m more concerned with is… The reason why… Because of that…. Do/don’t…..
Working teens It’s hard life being a teenager in Britain. Nowadays most children work at least some of the time. Some work in the summer holidays. Others do part – time jobs before and after school. It is illegal for teenagers to work full – time while they are at school. Teenagers can only leave school and start working full – time at the age of 15.
QuizIn Britain asked boys and girls aged 15 and 16 what they would be doing in ten years’ time. Guess the results.
Homework You’ll carry out a similar survey in your own class or school. Make a list of the questions you want to ask. Write a questionnaire and give it to all your friends. Compare your results with the British survey.