Posted by: crisdiaz24 | October 20, 2011

WORK – SPEAKING ACTIVITY

JOBS

  1. If you could get any job in the world, without regard for the money or where you should do it, what would you do? What would be your dream job? Why?
  1. Which job or jobs would you never do?
  1. What  jobs do you consider as excessively well-paid?
  1. Which ones should  get higher salaries?
  1. Would you rather have a part-time job or a full-time one? Would you like to work in shifts?
  1. Are there enough job opportunities in Cantabria? If you were / are looking for a job at the moment, what would be / are your prospects of getting one?
  1. Would you rather have an undemanding job or a challenging one?
  1. Have you ever applied for a job? If so, what happened? What should you do to make a good impression at a job interview?
  1. Do you know any blue-collar workers? What about white-collar ones?
  1. Why are companies axing jobs these days?
  1. What do you think is a good salary or wage in Spain? How much would you like to earn?
  1. Would you like to work on commission? Why / Why not? Do you think people should get paid a bonus for especially good work?
  1. Think of the job you do at the moment or that you would like to do in the future. What skills and / or qualifications do you need to do it?
  1. How many years´ training do you need to do before you can become a doctor in your country?
  1. Is it common or unusual for employees to go on strike in Spain? Do you remember any strikes that have taken place lately?
  1. For what reasons can people be sacked / dismissed? For what reasons can people be made redundant? Why do people sometimes resign from their jobs?
  1. What help do people get from the government if they are unemployed in Spain?
  1. At what age do men and women usually retire in Spain? Do you think this is early, late, or about right? Do they usually get a pension?

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