یکی از مهمترین موارد در قبولی یک مصاحبه شغلی، توانایی صحبت کردن ما است. در این بخش مکالمات مرتبط به قبل از مصاحبه و حین آن را یاد میگیرید. علاوه بر این پس از یادگیری این درس می توانید به زبان انگلیسی در مورد اهدافتان صحبت کنید.
A: I’d format my résumé, but I’d get someone else to proofread it.
B: Me, too. I’d have my résumé translated, and then I’d photocopy it myself.
الف: من رزومه ام را قالب بندی می کنم، اما از شخص دیگری می خواهم آن را تصحیح کند.
ب: من هم همینطور. من رزومه ام را ترجمه می کردم و سپس خودم آن را فتوکپی می کردم.
A: I’ll be married in five years. I think I’ll be working for a large company.
B: What kind of large company will you be working for?
الف: من پنج سال دیگر ازدواج خواهم کرد. فکر می کنم برای یک شرکت بزرگ کار خواهم کرد.
ب: برای چه نوع شرکت بزرگی مشغول به کار خواهید بود؟
A- Ask your partner these questions.
1- Have you ever translated a résumé? Why or why not?
2- What advice would you give to a friend preparing for a job interview?
3- Do you think you’ll be working or studying abroad next year? Why or why not?
4- What do you think your best friend will be doing five years from now? Why?
B- Now answer your partner’s questions.
A- Answer your partner’s questions.
B- Now ask your partner these questions.
1- Have you ever sent a thank-you note? Why or why not?
2- What advice would you give to a friend who is preparing a résumé?
3- Do you think you’ll be traveling abroad on your next vacation? Why or why not?
4- Where do you think your best friend will be living five years from now? Why?
Student A and Student B
C- Student A: Choose one of the topics below. Tell your partner about it. Explain your choice.
a subject you’ll be learning about in five years
a place you’ll be living in five years
a job you’ll be doing in five years
people you’ll be meeting in five years
Student B: Comment on your partner’s answer.
D_ Student B: Choose one of the remaining topics above. Tell your partner about it. Explain your choice.
Student A: Comment on your partner’s answer.
A- Student B’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- Yes, I have. I translated my résumé into English to apply for a job in the U.S. / No, I haven’t. I’ve never had to.
2- I would advise my friend to research the company carefully and prepare lots of questions.
3- Yes, I think so. I’ve applied for several jobs abroad. / No. I’ll be studying here at this school next year, but I’m pretty sure I’ll be studying abroad after that.
4- Five years from now, I think my best friend will be working for a big law firm
in Seoul. She’s studying to become a lawyer, and her family lives in Seoul.
B- Student A’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- Yes, I have. I think it is nice to thank people when they do something for me. / No, I haven’t. I usually call people if I want to thank them for something.
2- I would tell him to get it proofread by someone else.
3- Yes, I do. I love traveling to different countries! / No, I don’t. I’ve already made plans for my next vacation. I’ll be surfing on a beach near here.
4- Five years from now, I think my best friend will be living in Mexico City and working as a web designer. That’s his goal, and I think he will achieve it.
C / D Useful phrases
If your students need extra support, provide them with some of these useful phrases:
Hmm, let me see . . .
Five years from now, I think I’ll be [learning the guitar / living abroad].
I won’t be living with [my parents / my college roommate].
That’s interesting. Why do you say that?
I admire you for having big dreams like that. My goals aren’t so ambitious.
That’s funny. I see myself doing something completely different. Five years from now, I think I’ll be friends with all the people I know now, but I’ll be living in a different city and have a whole new group of friends, too.