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At the crossroads


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At the crossroads

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At the crossroads

  1. 1. FINDING YOUR LIFEWORK At the Crossroads
  2. 2. Agenda: 1. “People Song” 2. Homework “ When I Grow Up I’m Going to Be” 3. Conversation with Bill Gates 4. Profession Domino and the game “Hot Chair” 5. Team Work “ The Way to Success” 6. Vocabulary work “ What Lies Ahead” 7. Business Fables, Quotations and Proverbs 8. Writing CV and Job Interview 9. Sinkwein About Jobs 10. Teacher Appreciation Song
  3. 3. Motto of the Lesson When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery. Maxim Gorky
  4. 4. Professions
  5. 5. Professions (fields)
  6. 6. Personal Qualities and Skills
  7. 7. The Real Meaning of Work
  8. 8. Quick Quiz Which jobs do you think there will be more of in the future? Why? a) Health care workers b) Computer programming c) Farming Which jobs do you think there will be fewer of in the future? Why? a) Delivering post b) Forestry work c) Teaching
  9. 9. Jobs in the Future (reading activities) b) Furthermore, as there will be more old people, there will be an increase in the demand for another very particular kind of worker. c) As none of these jobs is repetitive, each new task requires an entirely different assessment of a practical problem. d) Programming requires not only mathematical talent but also creativity. e) Even today the video game industry is larger than the entire world-wide film industry. f) This is because as people will have more leisure time in future, they will look for new ways to enjoy themselves.
  10. 10. A Businessman and a Fisherman (a parable)
  11. 11. Writing a sinkwein poem Doctor (1 noun) Caring, attentive (2 adj.) Examines, treats, cures (3 verbs) Helps people (1 short sentence) Satisfaction ( 1 noun resume )
  12. 12. Good Luck 
  13. 13. Thank you!