Unit3 Career Planning. Objectives: Learn the new words and expressions related to career. Get to know the step of career planning. Know how to write application form and application letter. Part1 Preparation. Synonyms of “Job”: job – regular paid employment
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Synonyms of “Job”:
job – regular paid employment
business – trade and the getting of money
trade – an occupation, esp. one needing special skill with hands
labor —work, esp. is hard or heavy
occupation – a job; employment职业，固定工作，指“职业”的一般用词
e.g. -- lose one’s ~
-- What’s your father’s ~ and yours?
e.g. – He made the Church his career.
profession – a form of employment, esp. one that is respected, honorable, for and educated person training in some special branch of knowledge, such as law, medicine, and the Church. 职业，专业（尤指需要高等教育和特殊训练的人）(professional, amateur athlete)
e.g.– He is a lawyer by ~.
task – a piece of esp. difficult work
-- look at the pictures in ex.1 and figure out the occupations of the people.
1)director 2) surgeon
3)stewardess(steward)/ air hostess( air host)
4)pilot 5)cook/chef 6)conductor 7)lawyer
8)receptionist 9)policeman 10)butcher
Sex: Male___ Female___
Marital Statue: Married___ Single___
Address___________ Phone Number_________
Education Second School___
Work Experience _______________________
Pair work– What factors will influence you in choosing a job?
personal interests, salary, opportunity for promotion, working hours, working conditions, contribution to the society, the opinions of other people, personality etc.
e.g.– They ~d that the company will go bankrupt within two years.
-- The number of people who applied for the course was 120 compared with an initial estimate of between 50 and 100.
e.g.– He was, in my ~, not capable of doing the job.
4) “courses of action”(l.4)– steps of action
5) “cite”(l.7)– quote
6) “the work force”(l.9)– employee/applicant
7) “flaw”(l.13)– mistake, error
8) “challenging information”(l.16)– unfavorable information
9) “demonstrate”(l.16)– show
10) “stake”(l.19) n./v. — risk
v. a) risk money on a race or competition
e.g.– William staked his whole fortune on one card game.
b) risk losing sth. valuable or important(~ sth. on sb. or sth.)
e.g.– The president is ~ing his reputation on these trade talks.
12) “confront”(l.21)& “face”(l.70)
confront– to face, meet or deal with (a difficult situation or person)
face– to (cause or be forced to) recognize, think about, accept or deal with (a problem or difficulty)
13) “resorting to”(l.22) v. –求助于，诉诸与
n. – a) person or thing turned to for help
e.g. – Our only ~ is to inform the police.
b) recourse 诉诸,求助
e.g.– Congress has a responsibility to ensure that all peaceful options are exhausted before ~ing to war.
c) popular holiday center 度假胜地
e.g. – In recent years, this little town has grown into a fashionable ~.
d) as a last ~/ in the last ~ 作为最后的手段/凭借
- In the last ~ we can always walk home.
14) “implications”(l.23)– potential effects
16）“examining alternatives”(l.25~26)– thinking about chances or possibilities
17) “hypervigilance”(l.27)– to be excessively worried
-- hypercritical, hyperactive, hypersensitive, etc.
18) “overlooking”(l.29)– neglecting
19) “time blocks”(l.46)– various phases
20) “take stock of”(l.52)– examine
21) “downward”(l.63)– to a lower level
22) “stigma of instability”(l.65)—不安分的罪名
23）“Ignorance… is not bliss.”(l.78)—
“Ignorance is bliss”– If you stay ignorant, you’ll be happy.
follow routine or logical steps—
place weight on—
estimate the probable outcomes—
be at stake—
search frantically for career possibilities—
seize on hastily invented solutions—
overlook the consequences—
work out contingency plan—
crystallize your thinking—
new insights into your possibilities—
ignorance is bliss. --
Step1 Work in groups to design several interview questions based on the “want ad.” prepared before.
Step2 Each group elects 2 members to be simulated interviewers, the others pretend to be applicants and can choose any companies they are interested in to have an interview, and they should show their application forms to the interviews. Then the interviewers can ask questions and choose the right people for their companies.