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Jobs lesson Module 5 p.51
Intermediate level


In this session, the students will be exposed to a vocabulary lesson about work in a Test Teach Test (TTT) technique. The lesson will start by a discussion about different jobs through some pictures so as to express which one we like the most or least, how to express so and the reason beyond such selections. This is followed by an activity of dividing the new challenging phrases among three categories which are "I would like a job like this", "I wouldn't mind a job like this", "I wouldn't like a job like this" so students will be exposed to the new vocabulary the will need in their productive task of speaking about jobs in order to arouse their need of the vocabulary required in a Test stage. The students will learn more about their answers in regards to these phrases' meaning, form and pronunciation in the Teach stage. They will go Test stage again through doing an exercise about the meaning of the new phrases explained and check if the student have grasped the meaning of each or not. Finally, students will go through the free practice stage to use what they have acquired in a role play activity about jobs' required skills and applicants' preferences.


Abc HO#2
Abc HO#1
Abc Ex. 2 (a)

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of job words in the context of applicants' skills and preferences regarding different vacancies.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a role play in the context of jobs


Lead-in (3-5 minutes)

Show students some pictures of different jobs. Ask them which one would you like to do the most or least and why. students discuss their opinions in pairs.

Test #1 (8-10 minutes)

Make students work on exercise 2 (a) in pairs to categorize the words and phrases (I’d like to… I wouldn’t mind doing it… I wouldn’t like to), discussing their opinions at the same time.

Teach (10-15 minutes)

Go through the answers to the previous exercise, paying attention to meaning, pronunciation and form of vocabulary items. You have to + verb. You have to + be + adj. You have to work+ long hours (compliment). You need + obj. It's + adj. There's + a lot of responsibility (sing.). There are + lots of opportunities (plural).

Test #2 (5-8 minutes)

Provide students with an exercise to test their knowledge of the phrases and if they have grasped the meaning beyond each or not yet. Make students check their answers in pairs if there is any difference in their answers. they need feedback on such differences if not, there's no need for a feedback.

Free practice (8-10 minutes)

Divide students into pairs (student A) and (student B) Each pair will act as fresh graduates of Faculty of Commerce, English section. They surf the internet seeking a job that suits them according to their preferences and skills, conforming the results of exercise 2 (a) The list of the jobs they found are the following: Call center agent, Junior Accountant, Teller in a reputable bank, Sales Agent HR Coordinator, English Teacher, Student will receive the details of each job. Students will discuss and comment on each to select the most and least suitable, using the same phrases they acquired earlier.

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