Job Interview, Good Example

carlynbarrow February 11, 2019


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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will learn job interview-and hiring-related vocabulary. They will practice using TO BE and TO HAVE questions.
Scene summary:
A hiring manager interviews a candidate for a job. She makes a good impression on the manager.
Video length: 1 minute 46 seconds
Video genre: Interview
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-02-11, 00:27:21 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) How does the manager introduce herself?

Fill the gap: ________________________ Susan Thompson, Human Resource ________________________ here.


Fill the gap: I'm (I ________________________ Mary Hansen, and ________________________ applying for one your kitchen jobs.


Fill the gap: Mary, ________________________ you have any ________________________ working in the kitchen?

4) I love to learn new things or.....

Fill the gap: I love ________________________ (verb+ing) new things.

5) Why did she get a certificate?

Fill the gap: For coming to work ________________________ time every day for a year.


Fill the gap: And I'm ________________________ an English class to improve my writing skills.

7) "What hours can you work?" means

  • What hours are you able to work?
  • What hours are you allowed to work?
  • What hours are possible for you to work?

8) _______ you have any questions?

  • Do
  • Does
  • Did


Fill the gap: I ________________________ think so.

10) What are some good ways to respond using present continuous.

  • Nice meeting you.
  • Nice talking you.
  • Nice talking TO you.
  • Thank you for having this interview with me.
  • Am I getting the job or not?

Discussion questions

1. Why __________ you want this job?

2. What skills _____________ you have?

3. Why ___________you the right person for this position

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