شخصیت ما در انتخاب شغل و میزان رضایت شغلی ما نقش مهمی دارد. مشاغل زیر را بخوانید، به نظر شما چه تیپ شخصیتی ای برای این شغل ها مناسب است؟
A: A great friend is someone who is loyal and always ready to help.
B: Before you go on, could I ask something?
الف: دوست عالی کسی است که وفادار باشد و همیشه آماده کمک باشد.
ب: قبل از ادامه دادن، می توانم چیزی بپرسم؟
A: I wish I had a car.
B: Me, too! I wish I could get a sports car.
C: I wish I had a driver’s license!
الف: ای کاش ماشین داشتم.
ب: من هم همینطور! ای کاش می توانستم یک ماشین اسپرت بگیرم.
ج: ای کاش گواهینامه رانندگی داشتم!
A: I think watching fish would help me relax.
B: Me, too. But writing poetry wouldn’t. That would be stressful for me.
الف: فکر میکنم تماشای ماهی به من کمک میکند تا آرامش پیدا کنم.
ب: من هم همینطور. اما نوشتن شعر اینطور نیست. این برای من استرس زا خواهد بود.
A- Ask your partner these questions.
1- Do you consider yourself studious? Why or why not?
2- What character traits do you think are important in a good artist? Why?
3- Do you think you balance work and play? Why or why not?
4- If you could make a wish about your life right now, what would it be? Why?
B- Now answer your partner’s questions.
A- Answer your partner’s questions.
B- Now ask your partner these questions.
1- Do you think you’re competitive? Why or why not?
2- What character traits do you think are important in a good student? Why?
3- Do you think you lead a healthy lifestyle? Why or why not?
4- If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Why?
Student A and Student B
C- Think about the best friend you’ve ever had. Take turns describing your friend to your partner.
Include the following:
character traits that made / make this person special
what this person did / does that you admire
how this person helped / helps make your life better
D- Now discuss these questions about the friends you and your partner just described:
How are they similar?
How are they different?
What qualities do you both think make someone a good friend?
A- Student B’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- Yes, I’m very studious. I’m always reading, and I love to learn new things. / No, I don’t. I prefer to play sports and be outside.
2- I think it’s essential for a good artist to be imaginative. In my opinion, the best works of art are those that show us something new.
3- Yes, I do. I always finish my work on time, but I never work long hours, and I always find the time to relax on the weekend. / No, I don’t. I work too much and don’t have much free time.
4- I wish I had more free time to spend with my family and friends. Right now I have to work too much.
B- Student A’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- Yes, I think I’m competitive. When I play games, I always want to win. / No, I don’t think I’m a competitive person. I don’t feel I always have to win.
2- I think good students are imaginative. They read what other people write, but they have their own ideas, too. A good student also has to be energetic and hardworking.
3- Yes, I do. I try to balance work and play, I exercise regularly, I eat a balanced diet, and I always find time to relax. / I don’t think I do. I’m always sick.
4- I’d be more energetic. I need to work harder and stop watching so much TV!
C / D Useful phrases
If your students need extra support, provide them with some of these useful phrases:
My best friend, [Paula], is very [loyal and caring].
I admire [her] because [she] always [helps other people].
[She] always [has time to listen to me when I have a problem].
I admire people who are [creative and sensitive].
Our friends are similar because they are both [loyal and caring].
They are different because [one is very energetic and the other is very quiet].
I think a good friend should be [loyal / honest / reliable / patient]. Do you agree?