Think on Your Feet!

Inglês de negócios, Aulas de conversação
Tipo de conteúdo
B2 Upper-Intermediate, C1 Advanced
Mixed Grammar
Foco em
Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
ID da lição
Duração da lição
30 minutos
Ilustração representando alunos discutindo como lidar com perguntas inesperadas em uma entrevista de emprego e praticando novo vocabulário relacionado ao assunto em uma aula de inglês.

Descrição da lição

You’re in the hot seat! In this lesson, students discuss how to handle unexpected job interview questions. The lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets based on a video about creative interview questions. Students also practice new vocabulary they can use to discuss the issue. The lesson activities an worksheets have been developed for adult and teenage learners.

Objetivo da lição

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To discuss the topic of unusual questions at a job interview

  • To apply target vocabulary to new situations


“What kind of animal are you and why?” Have you heard of such an interview question? Believe it or not, people have been asked such questions during an interview. Watch this video and learn more about creative interview questions that employers ask. Such creative questions not only keep the interview process interesting for the employer and the candidate but also reveal an aspect of a candidate’s personality that would typically go unexplored.

Transcrição de vídeo

Pronúncia e vocabulário

think on one’s feet [idiom]: to react to events decisively, effectively, and without prior thought or planning
pitch [verb]: to present a business idea to others
articulate [verb]: to understand or express (an idea or feeling) fluently and coherently
liaison [noun]: a person who establishes and maintains communication for mutual understanding and cooperation
own up to a mistake [phrasal verb]: to admit you did something wrong
take ownership of something [phrasal verb]: the fact of taking responsibility for an idea or problem
on someone’s shoulders [idiom]: being something that is someone's to deal with or sole responsibility or obligation
what makes (someone) tick [idiom]: the things that cause someone to behave a certain way: the feelings, opinions, concerns, etc.
keep somebody on their toes [idiom]: to keep someone attentive, active, busy, or alert
red flag [noun]: a warning symbol used for signaling danger or a problem
burden [noun]: a load or weight, typically a heavy one
off-the-wall [adjective]: eccentric or unconventional
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