ESL Lesson Plans

The Future of Jobs

Business English, Free Lessons
Work, Technology, Future
B2 Upper-Intermediate, C1 Advanced
Mixed Grammar
Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
30 minutes
The Future of Jobs | Free ESL Worksheets

Lesson Description

Innovation. Technology. The cutting edge. And…the pink slip? In this ESL lesson, students consider how work will be different in the future as a result of recent shifts in job market trends. Students learn and practice vocabulary by taking part in engaging discussion activities concerning the job skills necessary for the future. Students also watch a video with predictions about the future of work. The lesson activities have been developed for adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To discuss work in the future

  • To learn and use new vocabulary


What does the future hold for the job market? A lot of jobs are getting irrelevant, but, at the same time, new ones are created. This video talks about what we need to do to prepare for the job market in the upcoming years.

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