Teaching Objectives • 1. To enable to describe a job; • 2. To practice listening for specific information; • 3. To review the present tense.
Teaching steps • Step 1. Lead in • Step 2. Vocabulary and grammar • Step 3. Text A: Duties • Step 4. Text B: Talking about your job • Step 5. Classroom exercises • Step 6. Extended Business knowledge • Step 7. Assignment
Lead-in • 1.What’s your ideal job after graduating from college? • 2. What positions do you know in a company?
Positions in a company Chairman CEO=Chief Executive officer General Manage Departmental manager Vice / deputy/assistant manager Personal assistant = PA Production manager HR=Human resources
Positions in a company Sales … Marketing … Financial … R& D (research and development) PR (public relations) manager Consultant Accountant After-sales service… Buying… (purchasing…) …..
Vocabulary 1.frozen 2.resource 3.Executive 4.marketing 5. consultant 6. pharmaceutical 7. accountant 8. vaccine (疫苗) 9. Involve 10. personnel 11. authority 12. recruit
Vocabulary 13. applicant 14. advertise 15. update 16. output 17. short list 18. candidate 19. software 20. medium-sized 21. Packaging 22. qualified 23. Publicity 24. Describe
Text A Duties The Chamber of Commerce is an organization for business people. Students discuss the following business cards and finish some tasks.
Questions 1. How important are business cards to people? 2. What information can you get in the business cards?
Suggested answers 1. Answers to Q1 • Help people communicate with others; build relations • Help people know you well; • Help people do business . 2. Answers to Q2 • Your name? • Your job / title /position? • Who do you work for? • Company address? • Your tel., fax, email, website,
Look at the business cards and decide who each question is for. Reading 1.How many sales meetings do you attend each month? 2.What advertising do you want to organize for this product? 3.Why do we need to update our current network? 4.When do you want to discuss the balance sheet? 5.Could you give me some advice on investing money?
Questions 6.Do you want me to interview the short-listed candidates? 7.How do you plan to increase output at the factory? 8.What kind of after-sales service do you provide for this software? 9.When do you want the successful applicant to start? 10.Do I need to keep a record of the number of packs we produce a day?
Listening Listening 1 Listen to the following conversations about the cards. Listening 2 Helen Marsden and Robin Seaton talk about their jobs. Listen to them to talk about their jobs and then complete the notes below.
Question on the notes • What are their duties? • Helen Marsden • Conduct market research • Advertise the products • New products promotion • … • Robin Seaton • Recruits people • Train the people in thecompany • Promote or demote people
Answers to the notes Note One • Discuss new products with doctors • Deal with designers and printers • Travels a lot • Organize conferences for the medical press Note Two • Write job advertisements • Choose the applicants to interview • Deals with employees’ problems • Informs employees if the management isn’t satisfied with their work
Talking about your job Match the sentence halves • 1. I work as • 2. I’m responsible for • 3. My job also involves • 4. I deal with • 5. As part of my job I have to • 6. I am based in • questions people have about their accounts. • an account with RTLP. • produce financial reports. • checking company’s accounts. • Reading, not far from London. • Giving financial advice
Model Job description • I’m a teacher and I teach English in a college.The main work of mine is teaching Students Business English.I have more than ten lessons to teach every week.I prepare the lessons, give lessons and lectures,answer Ss questions,and check their homework. Sometimes I talk to students in English at our English corner. • I’m also responsible for the B.E T&R Office. I choose teachers for different courses,contact foreign teachers, hold and attend meetings, communicate with other teachers about the feedback from their students. Sometimes I go to other cities on business.I’m busy every day, but I love my job and I’m happy.
Exercise 1 1. give a problem 2. provide a record 3. interview a conference 4. deal with advice 5. attend a service 6. keep a meeting 7. organize an applicant Match the verbs with the nouns.
Exercise 2 1. give 2. provide 3. interview 4. deal with Think of another noun to go with each verb below 5. attend 6. keep 7. organize
Suggested answers 1. give a presentation 2. provide support 3. interview a candidate 4. deal with people 5. attend a training session 6. keep a diary 7. organize a holiday
Exercise 3 • Noun Verb • discussion discuss • product ______ • sale ______ • --------- organize • interview ______ • applicant ______ • advertising ______ Complete the table below
Supplementary exercises 1. She (work) works for an advertising agency.. 2. I (check) _________all the computer systems in the office. 3. The managers (spend) ________a lot of time in meetings. 4. I (not / leave) ________work before six o’clock most days. 5. The department (not / have) ________a full-time secretary. 6. (you / work) _______weekends? A.Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs
Supplementary exercises • 1. I work as sales executive. What do you do? • 2. He works in the Netherlands. • 3. I usually have lunch at about 11.30. • 4. They use Macintosh computers at work. • 5. She travels to work by train. • 6. I report to the Head of Department.. • 7. My boss goes to Head Office twice a month. B.Use the following words to write questions to the answers below.
Supplementary exercises 1. works /one day a week / usually /from home /she She usually works from home one day a week. 2. rarely /receive /we /telephone calls. ______________________________________ 3. late /the bonuses/ always /are ______________________________________ 4. often /we /until 7.30 /the office /leave /don’t ______________________________________ 5. annually /in Prague /meet /all the manager ______________________________________ C.Adverbs of frequency: Rearrange the words to make correct sentences
Find and correct the mistake in each line of the text. 1. My name is Zhang Wei-lin. I works for a small management. 2.Consultancy, which is based in Berlin. My job involve visiting. 3. Companies and helping them improve their performance . 4.Spend often several weeks at a company because I have to get . 5. To know the way the company work and what its problems are. 6. A company sometimes knows not why it is performing badly.
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