Lesson: Tips for a Job Interview

During this lesson, you will find a series of tasks that will help you learn the vocabulary and structures to prepare yourself for a Job Interview.

A job interview is a formal conversation between a job applicant and a representative of the company, such as a hiring manager or human resources professional. The purpose of the interview is to assess the applicant’s qualifications, skills, experience, and suitability for a particular job position within the organization.

Let’s get started!



Schema Activation

Task#1A

Create a sentence by placing the letters in the right position


Pre-Task #1: Good or Bad Recommendations

Task#2A

Learn about tips for recommendations using should and must


Pre-Task #2 Type of Questions

Task#3A

Categorize the different type of questions you can get in a job interview


Pre-Task #3: Answer to Most Common Interview Questions

Task#4A

These are my answer to the most common interview questions, What questions am I answering?

#1

I have a TOEIC Certification and some English teaching participation certificates

#2

I write all sorts of content online that lots of students and teacher read every day

#3

I used to work for MEP, UNED and Ulatina

#4

I am really proud of my website EnglishPost.org, thousand of people read it every day

#5

I would like to go back to basics and focus on some aspects of language that I have probably overlooked

#6

I teach English classes related to technical topic, and I assess student’s oral performance

#7

I will try to double down on the creation of language learning content online

#8

I describe myself as a friendly teacher who thinks English is not that hard if you put your mind to it .

#9

I have taken Microsoft Office classes but I know way more than that when it comes to tech. There is lots of interesting thing in tech.

#10

Working for MEP was like being part of a community, I kinda enjoy that, University is like being part of a secret society.

#11

I am passionate about using tech for teaching. Writing stuff on blank sheets of paper doesn’t make much sense in this day and age.

#12

I want to be good at teaching the sounds of the English language.

#13

Of course, I have a master’s degree in English teaching

#14

Probably the current state of teaching. I still think what I do is net positive. I don’t think I am being outsmarted

#15

I would like to finish my the last three years of my career working 20 to 30 hours a week.

#16

Besides English, I haven’t studied any other language, I don’t have motivation for it.


Main-Task:

Task#4A

Be ready to answer the questions presented above the best way you can

Manuel Campos, English Professor

José Manuel

I am José Manuel and I am an English Teacher in Costa Rica who loves English. I have been teaching English for more than 8 years and I like sharing what I know with others