Job roles, writing a CV
To provide clarification of language used for applying for a job
To provide practice and feedback on writing a CV
Procedure (49-63 minutes)
What jobs have you done before? How many different jobs have you had? Which jobs did you like the best? For example, my first job was in a cafe. Then I was a student, and I worked in an office. I also worked as a gardener and at a nursery looking after plants. I also worked as a teacher at a university.
Jobs discussion. What are some jobs here in Scotland? Make a list. Pick one as an example. Talk about what the job involves. What are the main responsibilities? What are the rules of the job? Discuss what you have to do or must do, what you don't have to do, what you can and can't do. Do activities from lesson plan on ESOL Nexus on job roles. Matching jobs with descriptions and looking at phrases. ACTIVITY - job roles
Work by yourself for a few minutes. What job would you like to have, and why? Tell us what you have to do in the job. What are the rules of the job? What can you do, or can't do? WRITE
Tell us about your job. Ask students to correct each other's errors. Ask questions if anything seems missing or unclear.
CV - discuss the parts of a CV and the purpose of each section ACTIVITY - CV-writing pages 1 & 2
CV activity - look at the sample CV and use the blank CV to start writing your own. Ask questions if you need help.
Homework - work on your CV and write a job description of a job you would like to do.