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.