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Job Hunting
Finding Work Today
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

If you want to find a good job, you have to make sure you qualified for the position. What was your college major? How much experience do you have? Can you describe a work situation in which you were able to solve a challenging problem? Here are some key vocabulary to get you started:

candidate, overtime, master's degree, working hours, attractive benefits, bonus, be qualified, experience, resume, retirement plan, shift, computer literacy, apply for a job, be hired, interview for a job

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SAMPLE SENTENCES:
  • What kind of working experience do you have in the field?
    >>> I have worked five years as a computer programmer.
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II. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button. Then, choose TRUE or FALSE for each sentence, which may be missing one or more words. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. The editor's job is _________________________________.
A. True
C. False

2. Candidates ______________________at least _________ experience.
A. True
C. False

3. Those interested in teaching English ___________________.
A. True
C. False

4. You might have to __________________________________.
A. True
C. False

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5. ___________________________at Language Academy.
A. True
C. False

6. ______________________________________________.
A. True
C. False

7. ______________________________________________.
A. True
C. False

8. ______________________________________________.
A. True
C. False

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9. ______________________________________________.
A. True
C. False

10. ____________________________________________.
A. True
C. False


Score =
Correct answers:

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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Imagine that your school is looking for students to fill these three work positions. Please explain why or why not you would be qualified for the job and why the school should hire you.

  1. Cook: Assist in preparing meals for students and teachers
  2. Cleaning Staff: Help clean the school
  3. Computer Lab Assistant: Maintain the computers and help other students use different software programs for writing papers

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