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General Listening Quiz

“Job Interview”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
difficult job interview man – woman 03:55

Pre-Listening Exercise

What kinds of questions do businesses ask potential employees during job interviews?


dead-end job” = a job that provides no chance for promotion or advancement
This is a real dead-end job, so I’m thinking about quitting soon.”

on the job” = while working
Doug was always texting on the job, so the boss fired him.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

Think about your own major or future career? What are four qualities or qualifications that help people in your field become successful?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to look up three jobs that interest you. What Web sites do you find most useful to find these job offerings?

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