Unit 4 The devil finds work for idle hands 武汉工程大学 罗琼 Unit Overview • Introduction • Teaching objectives • Teaching plan Introduction: • Teaching objects: Sophomores • Teaching material: New Horizon College English: Viewing, Listening and Speaking, Book 3, Unit 4 Teaching objectives: The students will be able to: 1. handle resumes and preparing for job interviews; 2. give advice; 3. describe requirements Teaching plan I. Lead- in (10’) II. Basic listening practice (10’) III. Brainstorming (15’) IV. Listening In(15’) V. Further discussion (15’) VI. Acting it out (15’) VII. Further Listening and speaking(20’) Demo class Teaching Aims The students will be able to: 1. describe their ideal jobs and job responsibilities 2. talk about their personality, skills and qualifications in a job interview 3. use SWOT analysis to make an objective evaluation of themselves when hunting for a job Discussion What is your ideal job? What are the responsibilities of your ideal job? Lead-in Activity Choose a job you love, What does and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius want to tell us? Confucius 孔子云，知之者不如好之者， 好之者不如乐之者。 Discussion What is your ideal job? What are the responsibilities of your ideal job? Sample 1 As a reporter , his job is to find out facts and use the print or broadcast media to tell people about them. Sample 2 As a coach , his job involves training sports players and athletes. Sample 3 As a conductor , he’s in charge of an orchestra who marks time and signals so that musicians or singers know when and how to play or sing. Useful sentence pattern for describing job responsibility He is responsible for… His job involves … His job is to… She is in charge of… She takes care of … She is a person trained to … Speaking Practice Describe the following job responsibilities 1. Beautician 2. Accountant Listening practice Candidate’s name Former working experience Mr. Johnson Actor, waiter, painter, singer, receptionist Present job He’s between jobs now personality Smart, creative, funny, outgoing, not shy Skills and qualifications Speak English and Spanish, use PCs and Macs The job he’s applying A life guard at the city for pool Discussion 1.Is the job Mr. Johnson applying for right for him? 2.How to sell yourself in a job interview? SWOT analysis He has some former working experience, good quality and some special skills Strength He can’t swim Weakness Opportunity He’s between jobs now, so he needs the job to cover his daily expense Threat He may be drowned and lose his life personality Devoted Cooperative Creative Quick-minded Responsible Dynamic fluent in English Strength proficient with office software Special skills and qualifications major in…/minor in… qualification certificate Group Presentation Career clinic: is the job right for me? You are the sophomore and the international company, P&G, is recruiting some who can work part time as a promotions specialist. Students work in 4 groups, each responsible for one aspect of SWOT analysis. One representative is needed to state the details. Assignment Group work: Make an employment poster, listing everything that is necessary. Then role play it, with one as the interviewer, the other as the interviewee. Use the SWOT analysis during the interview.