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WHY JOBS OF THE FUTURE WON'T FEEL LIKE WORK

Annaro14 February 11, 2018

Task description & scene summary

Multiple choice, gap filling, open-ended questions, scrambled sentences. It improves students' comprehension.
Scene summary:
At a TED TALK innovation expert David Lee says that we should start designing jobs that unlock our hidden talents and passions -- the things we spend our weekends doing -- to keep us relevant in the age of robotics. "Start asking people what problems they're inspired to solve and what talents they want to bring to work," Lee says.
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-02-11, 22:41:22 (GMT+1)

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iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What is the most common job in 29 USA states?

  • Diver.
  • Driver.
  • Dryer.

2) How many jobs might disappear over the next 10 years?

  • 35 million
  • 45 million
  • 25 million

3) Who will be affected by the change?

  • White-collar.
  • Blue-collar.
  • Both.

4) How many years do we have to adjust?

Answer the question using your own words

5) Part of the speaker's job is to:

Put the words in order: new shape how apply large companies technologies.

6) What is the key to preventing a jobless future?

  • To create human-centered jobs.
  • To rediscover what makes us human.
  • Both.

7) What's the danger of creating narrowly defined jobs? (More than one right answer)

  • They will be replaced by robots.
  • They are boring.
  • They are particularly heavy.

8) What example of a boring job does he give?

  • Estate agent.
  • Call center agent.
  • Travel agent.

9) What do new jobs have to be focused on?

  • The task.
  • The skill.
  • The wage.

10) When do people show their best skills?

Answer the question using your own words

11) What did he do to bring more innovation in the bank he worked for years ago?

  • A prototyping contest.
  • A photocoping contest.

12) What was the amazing result of the program?

Put the words in order: that be wanted you anything

13) What did people bring to solve problems?

Answer the question using your own words

14)

Fill the gap: ________________________ is what separates us from machines

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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