Below are extended exercise for you to attempt. It is best practiced in pairs or group activity.
Benefits and Qualifications:
|A benefit is something you receive from a job.
A qualification is something you need to do a job.
Look at the following list of vocabulary items. Are they benefits of a job or qualifications for a job?
__________________ work experience
__________________ medical insurance
__________________ being well-spoken
__________________ being hardworking
__________________ discount on goods
__________________ training courses
__________________ dental insurance
__________________ report card/transcript
__________________ neat appearance/dress
In a group, decide what the most important qualifications and benefits are?
Most Important Benefits
Most Important Qualifications
There are many ways to ask about another person’s abilities: You can say any of the following:
|Can you speak another language?|
Are you hardworking?
Are you good at making sales?
Are you able to work on Sundays?
Do you know how to use Excel?
Do you have a driver’s license?
Skill or Ability
Your Partner’s Answer
|Can you . . .||Yes/No||
|use Power Point?|
|face new challenges?|
|speak another language?|
|Are you . . .|
|Are you good at . . .|
|writing business letters?|
|Are you able to . . .|
|work under pressure?|
|Do you know how to . . .|
|use Microsoft Excel?|
|use a word processor?|
|Do you have . . .|
|a driver’s license?|