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Teacher’s Guide


This section provides teachers to utilize the content in this blog as teaching material. Bear in mind that this is a way to guide teachers to use blog to replace their traditional method of teaching English for specific purposes (ESP). Thus, teachers are not restricted to follow all procedures as suggested in the lesson plan. There are other strategies that can be implemented to incorporate the content in this blog according to your students’ needs and facilities support.

 

Happy teaching teachers! 


Lesson Plan

Lesson Duration 4 hours (2hrs + 2hrs)
Target Learners Business Administration students
Proficiency Level Intermediate
Skills Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing
Objective To prepare business students with the required language skills for job interview in order to perform their best in getting jobs.
Educational Background Diploma, Degree
Teaching Aids Learning Blog
Teaching Approaches Communicative Approach
Course Outcomes At the end of the day, students should
be able to :
  • describe the general principles of job interview.
  • identify appropriate job advertisement according to ones qualification.
  • respond to job advertisement in various ways.
  • explain the preparation before, during and after the interview.
  • write comprehensible application letter and resume.
  • speak in appropriate language and manner in mock interview session.
  •  practice tips learned in mock interview session.

 

Teaching Procedures

 

Stages

Teacher’s Activity

Students’ Activity

Materials

Introduction

(10 minutes)

  • Teacher greets the students.
  • Teacher shows students newspaper classifieds on job advertisement.
  • Teacher gives a brief explanation about the activity of the day.
  • Students respond.
  •  Job advertisement articles.
Development I

Understanding general principles in Job Interview session.

(20 minutes)

  • Teacher starts the lesson for the day.
  • Teacher explains the definition and purposes of job interview.
  • Students listen attentively and ask questions.
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  • Lesson 1
Development II

First step

(30 minutes)

  • Teacher asks students on the first step to look for a job.
  • Teacher describes in details on how to respond to a job advertisement.
  • Students respond.
  • Students take notes and listen carefully.
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  • Newspaper cutting on job advertisements
  • Lesson 2
  • Lesson 3
Development III

Preparing for the interview

(30 minutes)

  • Teacher asks students on general tips to prepare for the interview.
  • Teacher explains the preparation before, during and after the interview.
  • Students respond.
  • Students take notes and listen attentively.
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  • Lesson 4
Development IV

Writing Skills

(1 hour)

  • Teacher initiates discussion on documents needed for interview session.
  • Teacher goes through the procedure to write Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae.
  • Teacher asks students to write application letter and resume of their own.
  • Students respond.
  • Students take notes and listen attentively.
  • Students attempt the practice.
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  • Lesson 5
  • Lesson 6
  • Exercise 2
Development V

Mock interview

(1 hour)

  • Teacher initiates discussion on frequently asked questions during interview.
  • Teacher reveals some of the questions.
  • Teacher also shares tips for successful interview session.
  • Teacher asks students to be in pairs and attempt mock interview practice.
  • Students respond.
  • Students attempt the task.
  • Students bring along the application letter and resume they have made in previous activity to the interview session.
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  • Lesson 7
  • Exercise 2
Development VI

Exercise 1

(30 minutes) 

  • Teacher asks students to do Exercise 1 to test their understanding on general issues in job interview session.
  •  Students do the exercise
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  • Exercise 1
Closure

(5 minutes)

 

  • Teacher asks feedbacks from the students.
  • Teacher wraps up the entire lesson and dismisses the class.
  • Students clarify doubts with the teacher (if any).
None.