1 Previewing questions
- Did you have a job in your own country
- What did you do?
- Do you have a job at the moment? What is it?
- What job would you like to be doing?
- Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
2 View one of the segments in the work voice series at www.kqed.org/workvoices
3 Vocabulary – note down new vocabulary to look up
4 Respond to these questions
- What job is described in the interview?
- What educational training is involved?
- What are the duties?
- What kind of person would be ideal for this job – what qualities should they have?
- Would you choose this job?
5 Citizen journalist activity
- Talk to your classmate about their work experiences, either in their home country or in the USA. Take a photograph of the classmate you talked to.
- Post the photograph
- Write a paragraph summarizing their responses to your questions.
- KQED ESL Health Education Resources at www.kqed.org/healtheducation
- California Career Zone – http://www.cacareerzone.org/ Not sure where to start? Start exploring.
- One Stop Careers – http://www.careeronestop.org/ Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals
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