JOB INTERVIEW ROLE PLAY at 3rd EPAL Tavrou TEACHER: Marina Goula
Demonstration lesson plan – 11 April, 2011
3rd EPA.L of Tavros
Teacher: Marina Goula
Grade/English level: 2nd of EPAL / mixed ability class (levels A1-B2)
Number of students: 16
Subject: Job interviews
Duration: 40 min
Aim and description: Students learn vocabulary related to job interviews and employment. Then, they practise their communication skills using the vocabulary learnt, through a role-play activity. Prior to this lesson, students have been taught excerpts from unit 9 “Go for it” from their school course book “ΤΕΕ–ΓενικάΑγγλικά – Β΄τάξη–ΟΕΔΒ”, p.p. 141-160, so they are already familiar with the topic, which is useful since many of them are planning to start working after finishing school. Finally, they get a photocopy of a crossword with the taught vocabulary to solve at home as homework.
Materials: Laptop, projector, speakers, power point presentation (uploaded on Slide Share: http://www.slideshare.net/Kitsos2/job-interviews-7287549), photocopies of activity sheets for role – play activity, photocopies of a crossword created with Eclipse Crossword: http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/ .
Step 1: Warm up (3 minutes):
Speaking about two cartoons
Objective: Introduction to the topic, motivation of students.
Step 2 (14 min):
Presenting new vocabulary and questions that may come up during an interview, presenting the role – play activity. POWER POINT PRESENTATION Job interviews!.ppt (1,2 MB)
Objective: To teach vocabulary that will be useful to students in case they are interviewed for a job in English, in the future.
Role – play activity
Objective: Students practise their speaking skill and learn through group work.
Step 5: (7 min)
Watching a youtube video: “Silly job interview”, by Monty Python. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M7o66Ojsh0
Objective: To relax and practise students’ listening skill.