11.17.14 Jobs Vocabulary
To introduce vocabulary related to work and jobs as well as a few example professions.
To give students free time to speak with partners and employ the new vocabulary.
Procedure (34-48 minutes)
Intro to the world of work.... We all need to do something... We all made it to this classroom today... Many of us ate breakfast this morning/ How? What processes occurred in order to enable this? Did we go milk the cows, harvest grind the wheat we grew in our field? No. Farmer > Truck Driver > Warehouse worker/stock?> Truck Driver> market inventory(sok, carfour, migros..) "Division of labor", in America only 3% of the population supplies enough food for everyone (in theory). this enables the rest of us to hold jobs specializing in other professions. I personally have had many jobs, I have worked as a 'porter' at an antiques dealer, as a painter's assistant at a car dealership, as a waiter at a sushi bar, as an English teacher in Brazil, as a flower delivery person, as a research assistant at the Political Science Department at Ohio University, as an associate at a bookstore on The Ohio State University's campus, as a community organizer for a non-profit trying to prevent the re-election of George W. Bush, I have worked as an intern for a Congressman who is now a US Senator, I am now working for an organization in Ankara that provides consulting services to NGOs businesses, and governments... Pre-teach Employment / Jobs/ Work Have students "break up into pairs/ find a partner sitting next to you" "one student pull out a blank sheet of paper and a pen, letter A-Z" Now, with your partner, see if you can come up with an example of a profession that begins w/ each letter.
hand out pictures to half of the class and definitions/ professions to the other half, explain that that is what I am doing... Have sts w/ pictures find the matching occupation that it symbolizes. post on board the words/ occupation, mark stresses w/ marker say and repeat chorally/ individually w/ volunteers
Ladies and gentlemen, please refer to your hand out and complete section 1a, place a check mark next to the terms you are familiar with. Please find a partner you have not worked with yet and complete the vocab/ definition match on page 123. go over new vocabulary/phrases/ expressions about work.
Please rank the things you look for in a job with the options below, feel free to improvise For example when searching for a job I would like to find one that I feel contributes to a greater good. That is why I believe that a career in education is worthy of my time and effort. With your partner please to share the priorities you have when looking for a job. If time, find new partners and repeat. WC-Elicit students to share their priorities in work.