Monday, January 5, 2015

Do you Hate your job? Here's what to do - Business English lesson

Does going to work give you a headache?  Is your work just so boring that you could scream?  Well, it doesn't have to be that way.  Here are tips you can follow to help you make the best of a bad situation, or even turn it around. 

Read this article and be prepared to speak about it with your English teacher 
http://time.com/3630839/hate-your-job/

Key Terms
verge 
The old adage
throw in the towel 
job lined up
employed significant other
physically/emotionally abusive
crucial addition
flexible work schedule
pursuing
career changers
career niche
first point of contact
informal informational interviews 
coffee meetings



Questions
What do you like about your job?  
What do you dislike? 
What can be changed?
Do you have enough money saved up so that you can quit?
Do you really hate your job or is it just the circumstances surrounding it?
What could you change about your job if you could?
In this economic crisis is it really sensible to change your company right now?
Are there other jobs in your industry available
What can you do to make your current job better? 
Who can you speak to? 
Are there parts of your job that you really like? 



Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 

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