Speaking Task: Interview

In this lesson you will learn how to answer questions during an interview

Make groups of five to do this task:

  • Choose different people to ask the four different sections questions
  • The person in charge of the question won’t answer any questions
  • Choose who will answer a question in each one of the four sections

Personal Questions

These are some common personal questions that can be asked during an interview

  • How would you describe yourself?
  • What are you passionate about?
  • What makes you unique?
  • What motivates you?

Academic Background

These are some common questions about your academic background

  • Have you taken any language courses?
  • Have you taken any computer courses?
  • Do you have any certificates and certifications?
  • Do you have any degrees?

Past work Experience

These are some common questions about your past work experience

  • Can you tell me the last three jobs you had?
  • What were some of your responsibilities?
  • What did you like or dislike about your previous job?
  • What work are you most proud of?

Professional and Future Plans

These are some common questions about your professional

  • What are your goals for the next 5-10 years? 
  • What is your professional development plan for the next 5 years? 
  • What do you want to be good at?
  • How would you like to finish your career?
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