Job Interview

General English, Business English, Speaking Lessons
B1 Intermediate
Speaking, Vocabulary
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
Students in an intermediate English lesson discussing vocabulary and techniques related to job interviews, with examples displa

Lesson Description

Do you have what it takes to excel in your dream job? In this lesson, students will gain knowledge of the job interviewing process. This lesson features a video of a funny job interview. Students will learn and practice phrases commonly used during interviews and vocabulary relating to this topic. The lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adults and teenagers.

Lesson Objectives

  • To gain knowledge of the job interviewing process

  • To learn and review phrases relating to job interviews

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To learn and use new vocabulary relating to the topic


Have you ever wondered what to expect in a job interview? From introductions to strengths and weaknesses to thank you emails, watch this funny video to learn about the dos and don’ts for every job interview.

Video Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

screw up [phrasal verbs]: to spoil or mess something up
trick question [noun]: a deceptive question
flaw [noun]: an imperfection or negative quality
strength [noun]: a positive quality
weakness [noun]: a disadvantage or negative quality
take on [phrasal verb]: to accept to do something even though it was not your responsibility
struggle [verb]: to have difficulties and make a lot of effort to do something
workload [noun]: an amount of work
step up [phrasal verb]: to take action or act
step back [phrasal verb]: to withdraw from a situation
empathy [noun]: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another
creepy [adjective]: causing an unpleasant feeling of fear or unease
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