TO OUR PRESENTATION!!! Technology in Language Teaching PRESENTERS: DƯƠNG HẢI ĐĂNG BÙI THỊ THẢO UYÊN • Warm-Up • Before reading • While reading • Post reading WARM-UP Which job would you like to do when you leave school ? List some jobs you’ve known!!! Why do you choose that job? TEACHER LAWYER MECHANIC ACTRESS SINGER DOCTOR BEFORE YOU READ Work in groups: Tick () the factors that you think would help you succeed in a job interview. Wearing casual clothes Giving clear, honest answers Feeling self-confident Feeling nervous Having a good sense of humor Avoiding difficult questions VOCABULARY pay attention to: listen to, look at or think about sth/sb carefully. Ex: Don’t pay any attention to what they said! punctuality (n): the act of happening or doing sth at the arranged or correct time. punctual (adj) Ex: She has been reliable and punctual. demeanor (n): the way that sb looks or behaves Ex: He maintained a professional demeanor throughout. informed (adj): having or showing a lot of knowledge about a particular subject or situation Ex: Keep me informed of any developments. information (n) informative (adj): giving useful information eventually (adv): at the end of a period of time or of a process Ex: Our flight eventually left five hours late. attribute (n): a quality or a feature of sb/sth Ex: Patience is one of the most important attributes in a teacher. give away: show sth that you want to keep secret = betray Ex: She gave away state secrets to the enemy. on time: not late or early; punctual Ex: You should come on time for the interview. in time: not late; with enough time to be able to do sth Ex: Will we be in time for the six o’clock train? put yourself/sb in: bring yourself into the state or condition mentioned Ex: Put yourself in my position. neglect (v): to fail or forget to do sth that you ought to do = omit Ex: you neglected to mention the name of your previous employer. reiterate (v): to repeat sth that you’ve already said, especially to emphasize it. Ex: Let me reiterate that we are fully committed to this policy. reiteration (n) set sb/sth apart from sb/sth: to make sb/sth different from or better than others Ex: Her elegant style sets her apart from other journalist. GUIDING QUESTIONS 1. Is it necessary to be well-prepared for a job interview? 2. What should you do to prepare for the job interview? Read the passage quickly , then choose the sentence that fits each blank. There is one extra sentence that you do not need. 1. It is also a nice gesture and a matter of politeness. 2. A smiling, relaxed face is very inviting. 3. This is usually an interview with someone in human resources. 4. Preparing means knowing about the industry, the employer, and yourself. 5. Whether we like it or not, it is the first thing people notice about us. A Job Interview A job interview is your chance to show an employer what he or she will get if you are hired. That is why it is essential to be well-prepared for the job interview. Preparing means knowing about the industry, the employer, and yourself. It also (1)___________________________________________________ mean paying attention to details like personal appearance, punctuality, and demeanor. Before the interview, you should gather as much information about the company and the employers you can. Not only will you appear informed and intelligent but you will also make a decision if a job offer is eventually made. You might also want to prepare for answering questions by listing some of your attributes. Remember that Whether we like it or not, it is the first thing people appearance is very important. (2).______________________________________-- notice about us. You should match your dress to employees in the workplace where you are applying. You should come on time for the interview. During the interview, you should speak slowly and clearly. Eye contact is very A smiling, relaxed face is very inviting. important but make sure it looks natural. (3)____________________________. People say that body language gives more away about us than speech. Usually toward the end of the interview, the interviewer will ask if you have any questions. By asking about a typical day on the job or special project, you are putting yourself in the job and showing the employer how you will satisfy his / her needs. After the interview, don’t neglect the thank-you note or follow-up letter. It is your chance to reiterate something you mentioned in the interview or bring up something It is also a nice gesture and a matter of politeness. you forgot to mention. (4)___________________________________________. It certainly will set you apart from everyone else who forgot to or chose not to do this. Isn’t that the kind of person the employer is looking for? Work in pairs. Read the following statements carefully and decide whether they are true (T) or false (F) : Statements True False Is it necessary to be well- prepared for the job interview. Find out as much information as you can about the job and the vacancy. You do not need to ask any question. Remember to dress neatly and formally. Do not need to send a thank-you note after the interview. Read the text again in detail and find the words or expression which mean the same as: 1. the way you look or behave. demeanor 2. the people and activities involved in producing a particular thing, or in providing a particular service. industry 3. having a lot of knowledge or information about something. informed 4. qualities or features of someone. attribute 5. show an emotion or quality that you are trying to hide. give away 6. fail to do something that you should do. neglect 7. repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear. reiterate Post - Reading Work in groups. Discuss the questions: 1. Which pieces of advice given in the passage do you find most useful and least useful? Why? 2. Why should you take care of your personal appearance before the interview?
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