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Ae bc ppt02

  1. 1. Recap 1© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Recap In the previous lesson you learnt to: • Prioritise the personal goals for studying on this course • Understand some collocations related to work, job, career and success • Use a mind map to record vocabulary • Understand how critical thinking will be used in the course • Be able to use some vocabulary related to critical thinking For Aptech Centre Use Only
  2. 2. ATypical Day at Work For Aptech Centre Use Only
  3. 3. 3© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Learning Objectives At the end of this lesson you will be able to: • Speak about his/her working day • Name the key roles in a company • Skim read to identify the main ideas of a text and identify the style of a text • Identify the time phrases relevant to present simple and present continuous tenses • Write a text about his/her working day in a conversational style For Aptech Centre Use Only
  4. 4. Speaking Skills 4© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE IntroducingYourself and Your Job Spend a few minutes preparing to tell your group about your job. Include the following points. • Your job title • Your main responsibilities • The other members of your team • What you enjoy most about your job • Any aspects of the job you don’t enjoy For Aptech Centre Use Only
  5. 5. Speaking Skills 5© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE IntroducingYourself and Your Job • Get into groups of three or four. • Take it in turns to listen to each other and make notes. • After everyone has spoken, take 5 minutes to write at least 2 follow-up questions for each person, for example, Who is the most senior person in your team? Do you have team meetings every day? Name/position/notes Follow-up questions For Aptech Centre Use Only
  6. 6. 6© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Present Simple and Present Continuous In the above activity you probably used the Present Simple to talk about what you usually do at work, for example, • I always start work at 8.30 AM. • We have a team meeting twice a week. • My boss outlines our work assignments for the week on Monday mornings. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  7. 7. 7© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Present Simple and Present Continuous You might also have used the Present Continuous to talk about temporary situations in your job, for example, • I’m working on a special project at the moment. • We are currently discussing changes to the organisational structure. • We are recruiting new staff during this period. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  8. 8. 8© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Look back at the example sentences in 2.1.1. What time phrases have been used with the two tenses? Present Simple Present Continuous For Aptech Centre Use Only
  9. 9. 9© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Answers Present Simple Present Continuous At 8.30am Twice a week On Monday mornings Every day Regularly Usually At the moment Currently During this period Now These days This month For Aptech Centre Use Only
  10. 10. 10© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Tick the present continuous sentences that sound wrong. a. I am knowing your brother. b. Paola is running fast. c. The children are enjoying the party. d. I am having a headache. e. Joan is preferring potatoes to meat. f. My parents are wanting to go to America. g. India are winning the match. h. I am seeing a boat in the distance.For Aptech Centre Use Only
  11. 11. 11© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Answers a. I am knowing your brother. b. Paola is running fast. c. The children are enjoying the party. d. I am having a headache. e. Joan is preferring potatoes to meat. f. My parents are wanting to go to America. g. India are winning the match. h. I am seeing a boat in the distance.For Aptech Centre Use Only
  12. 12. 12© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Non-Continuous Meanings feel = 'have an opinion' - He feels he should get a second chance. see = 'understand' - I see what you mean. think = 'have an opinion' - I think we should leave immediately. appear = 'look like' - That appears to be stale. look = 'seem' - It looks impossible! taste = 'have a taste' - That tastes yummy! For Aptech Centre Use Only
  13. 13. 13© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Continuous Meanings feel = 'feel physically' - I'm feeling awful this afternoon. see = 'visit' - She's seeing a doctor this morning. think = 'use the brain' - He's thinking hard about the problem. appear = 'be on stage / perform' - Jack Daniels is performing at the Paramount tonight. look = 'stare at' - I'm looking at that strange man. taste = 'use the mouth' - The cook is tasting the sauce! For Aptech Centre Use Only
  14. 14. 14© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Now decide which of these sentences are correct. Put a tick  or Cross . 1. That is tasting bitter. 2. I'm looking at your photo now. 3. I am seeing what you mean. 4. He is feeling he needs to change his class. 5. It looks easy! 6. She's seeing her parents at the weekend. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  15. 15. 15© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Now decide which of these sentences are correct. Put a tick  or Cross . 7. I'm feeling better today. 8. He thinks hard about his decision. 9. The students are performing a play for Christmas. 10. The children are tasting the cakes. 11. I am thinking we should buy a new car. 12. That sentence is appearing to be wrong. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  16. 16. 16© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Answers 1. That is tasting bitter.  2. I'm looking at your photo now.  3. I am seeing what you mean.  4. He is feeling he needs to change his class.  5. It looks easy!  6. She's seeing her parents at the weekend.  For Aptech Centre Use Only
  17. 17. 17© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Answers 7. I'm feeling better today.  8. He thinks hard about his decision.  9. The students are performing a play for Christmas.  10. The children are tasting the cakes.  11. I am thinking we should buy a new car.  12. That sentence is appearing to be wrong.  For Aptech Centre Use Only
  18. 18. Speaking Skills 18© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Talking About Roles Within a Company Match the definitions to the roles in the box. Administrative officer Production Manager Designer Human Resource Manager Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Marketing Manager Chief Financial Officer Supervisor IT Manager Maintenance Engineer For Aptech Centre Use Only
  19. 19. Match the definitions to the roles in the box. 19© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Talking About Roles Within a Company 1. This is a creative role. The person thinks of ideas for new products. 2. This person is responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees. 3. This person is probably a qualified accountant who has overall responsibility for managing the company’s money. 4. He or she is in charge of market research, advertising, sales and promotions. 5. He or she is responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery.For Aptech Centre Use Only
  20. 20. Match the definitions to the roles in the box. 20© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Talking About Roles Within a Company 6. This person has a wide range of responsibilities which could include finance, record keeping, managing events, managing staff, organising systems and procedures, and so on. 7. This person monitors the work of workers such as labourers or factory operatives. 8. He or she is the most senior person in the company and takes overall responsibility for all aspects of the organisation’s work. 9. The person who deals with the planning, forecasting, or marketing of a product or products at all stages of the product lifecycle. 10. This person is in charge of the computer systems used by the company.For Aptech Centre Use Only
  21. 21. Answers 21© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Talking About Roles Within a Company 1. This is a creative role. The person thinks of ideas for new products. Designer 2. This person is responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees. Human Resource Manager 3. This person is probably a qualified accountant who has overall responsibility for managing the company’s money. Chief Financial Officer 4. He or she is in charge of market research, advertising, sales and promotions. Marketing Manager 5. He or she is responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery. Maintenance EngineerFor Aptech Centre Use Only
  22. 22. Answers 22© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Talking About Roles Within a Company 6. This person has a wide range of responsibilities which could include finance, record keeping, managing events, managing staff, organising systems and procedures, and so on. Administrative Officer 7. This person monitors the work of workers such as labourers or factory operatives. Supervisor 8. He or she is the most senior person in the company and takes overall responsibility for all aspects of the organisation’s work. CEO/Managing Director 9. The person who deals with the planning, forecasting, or marketing of a product or products at all stages of the product lifecycle. Production Manager 10. This person is in charge of the computer systems used by the company. IT Manager For Aptech Centre Use Only
  23. 23. Writing Skills 23© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Choose two more jobs in your company and describe what the job holders do. Job title Description of the role For Aptech Centre Use Only
  24. 24. Reading Skills 24© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Skim Reading • Read this article about one of the employees of Middlesex University, London, Jo Wolff. • After you’ve finished, cover the text and see if you can answer the question that follows. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  25. 25. Reading Skills 25© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Skim Reading Question 1. Is Jo a busy person? ________________________________________ 2. What evidence do you have for your answer? ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ For Aptech Centre Use Only
  26. 26. Reading Skills 26© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Skim Reading Answers 1. Is Jo a busy person? ________________________________________ 2. What evidence do you have for your answer? ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ Yes, Jo is busy She lists lots of tasks… There’s always something to catch up on. Some very long days Our busiest time from June to October Work starts all over again For Aptech Centre Use Only
  27. 27. Writing Skills 27© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Understanding Style What is the style of this article? (Circle the correct answer) Formal / chatty Which of these expressions demonstrate a less formal style? (Tick  them) 1. For my sins 2. Customer-focused application experience 3. Process all the decisions 4. Midday stroll 5. A year-round process 6. All hands on deck For Aptech Centre Use Only
  28. 28. Writing Skills 28© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Understanding Style Which of these expressions demonstrate a less formal style? (Tick  them) 7. Secured a place 8. Interviews and follow-ups 9. Ferrying them 10. Bath and bedtime battle 11. Once they’re down 12. Trashy television For Aptech Centre Use Only
  29. 29. Writing Skills 29© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Understanding Style Answers Formal / chatty Answers 1. For my sins 2. Customer-focused application experience 3. Process all the decisions 4. Midday stroll 5. A year-round process 6. All hands on deck    For Aptech Centre Use Only
  30. 30. Writing Skills 30© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Understanding Style Answers 7. Secured a place 8. Interviews and follow-ups 9. Ferrying them 10. Bath and bedtime battle 11. Once they’re down 12. Trashy television     For Aptech Centre Use Only
  31. 31. 31© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Collocation Look at the phrases in italics in the text 2.3. Find a collocation that means… 1. Select one thing instead of something else ________________________________ 2. Meetings between children ___________________________ 3. Something you need to find out about ___________________________ 4. Decide by when some work has to be completed ___________________________ 5. The things we like best at the moment ___________________________ 6. Our customers do not need an appointment ___________________________ For Aptech Centre Use Only
  32. 32. 32© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Collocation Look at the phrases in italics in the text 2.3. Find a collocation that means… 7. To change where we sit every day ___________________________ 8. We are doing it at the moment ___________________________ 9. Everyone needs to help ___________________________ 10. The needs of our clients come first ___________________________ 11. Will be happening soon ___________________________ 12. Been offered the chance to study ___________________________ For Aptech Centre Use Only
  33. 33. 33© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Collocation Answers 1. Select one thing instead of something else ________________________________ 2. Meetings between children ___________________________ 3. Something you need to find out about ___________________________ 4. Decide by when some work has to be completed ___________________________ 5. The things we like best at the moment ___________________________ 6. Our customers do not need an appointment ___________________________ Choose Middlesex over our competitors Play dates Something to catch up on Setting deadlines Current favourites Drop-in service For Aptech Centre Use Only
  34. 34. 34© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Collocation Answers 7. To change where we sit every day ___________________________ 8. We are doing it at the moment ___________________________ 9. Everyone needs to help ___________________________ 10. The needs of our clients come first ___________________________ 11. Will be happening soon ___________________________ 12. Been offered the chance to study ___________________________ Hot desk In the process of All hands on deck Customer-focused Fast approaching Been offered the chance to study For Aptech Centre Use Only
  35. 35. Writing Skills 35© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Writing • Create a similar article to Jo’s based on a normal working day. • Include a balance of work activities and personal aspects, such as your journey into work, your meals and how you spend the evening. • Use headings to divide up the ‘day’ into logical sections, such as the journey to work, morning, lunchtime, afternoon and evening. • Your article should be enjoyable for a colleague to read. • Use some conversational language and humour if possible. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  36. 36. 36© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Class Activity • Discuss your roles at work, using simple present and present continuous tenses. • If you are not yet employed, discuss general activities in a workplace. • You may include the following time phrases: – every month – once a week – once a year – always – usually – this month – at the moment For Aptech Centre Use Only
  37. 37. 37© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 1. Right or wrong? I’m reading a good book at the moment. Today I play tennis. Once a week they are watching a movie. Polly frequently buys new clothes. Cyril is being silly. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  38. 38. 38© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 1. Answers I’m reading a good book at the moment. Correct Today I play tennis. Wrong - ‘Today I’m playing’ or ‘I play every day’ Once a week they are watching a movie. Wrong - ‘They watch a movie once a week’ Polly frequently buys new clothes. Correct Cyril is being silly. Correct For Aptech Centre Use Only
  39. 39. 39© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 2. Match the following. To unwind An acting or music interview A campus No appointment necessary An audition To relax A drop in To share working spaces To hot desk University grounds and buildings For Aptech Centre Use Only
  40. 40. 40© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 2. Answers To unwind To relax A campus University grounds and buildings An audition An acting or music interview A drop in No appointment necessary To hot desk To share working spaces For Aptech Centre Use Only
  41. 41. 41© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE In a Nutshell… In this lesson you learnt to: • Speak about his/her working day • Name the key roles in a company • Skim read to identify the main ideas of a text, and identify the style of a text • Identify the time phrases relevant to present simple and present continuous tenses • Write a text about his/her working day in a conversational style For Aptech Centre Use Only
  42. 42. 42 Thank You © Aptech Training Ltd. FZE For Aptech Centre Use Only

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