At the Job Interview

 

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Listen to the dialog while reading the text.
Good morning. Please take a seat. Why are you applying for this job?
I'm looking for a job that fits my qualifications and a company I can grow with.
Why should I hire you? What are your strengths?
I work well with other people and I'm very ambitious. I'm also always looking for opportunities to learn and grow.
Do you work well under pressure?
Yes, I'm able to stay calm and focused.
Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
By then I would like to have improved my skills and become more independent in what I do.
Do you have any questions for me Mr. Acker?
No, I think I have a good understanding of the job and I'm excited at the prospect of working within your team.
Thanks for coming in today. We will call you soon with our decision.
Thanks for seeing me. Have a nice day.
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialog.
 
  •   Good morning. Please take a seat. Why are you applying for this  
     ?
     
 
 
  •   I'm looking for a job that fits my qualifications and a company I can  
      with.
     
 
 
  •   Why should I  
      you? What are your strengths?
     
 
 
  •   I work well with other  
      and I'm very ambitious. I'm also always looking for opportunities to learn and grow.
     
 
 
  •   Do you  
      well under pressure?
     
 
 
  •   Yes, I'm  
      to stay calm and focused.
     
 
 
  •   Where do you see  
      in the next five years?
     
 
 
  •   By then I would like to have improved my skills and become more independent  
      what I do.
     
 
 
  •   Do you  
      any questions for me Mr. Acker?
     
 
 
  •   No, I think I have a good understanding of the job and I'm  
      at the prospect of working within your team.
     
 
 
  •   Thanks for coming in today. We will call you  
      with our decision.
     
 
 
  •   Thanks for seeing me. Have a nice  
     .
     
 
 
 

Learn more important phrases

What are your weaknesses?
Are you qualified for this position?
What are your short term goals?
Can you tell me something about yourself?
My English language skills are a weakness that I am currently working on.
I have the experience and skills you are looking for.
My goal is to always perform exceptionally and I want to take on more challenging projects.
I'm an easy-going person and I work well with other people.
What are your weaknesses?
 
Are you qualified for this position?
 
What are your short term goals?
 
Can you tell me something about yourself?
 
My English language skills are a weakness that I am currently working on.
 
I have the experience and skills you are looking for.
 
My goal is to always perform exceptionally and I want to take on more challenging projects.
 
I'm an easy-going person and I work well with other people.
 
 
 

Practice the phrases

Form the sentence by clicking on the words.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and choose the matching statement.
 
  •  
    • He's able to stay calm and focused.
       
    • He's able to stay in his seat.
       
    • He doesn't work well under pressure.
       
 
 
 
  •  
    • He is nervous about the job.
       
    • He has questions.
       
    • He has a good understanding and is excited.
       
 
 
 
  •  
    • He is always punctual.
       
    • He is good at problem-solving.
       
    • He works well with other people and is ambitious.
       
 
 
 
 

Speak a dialog

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Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Ashlee
Good morning. Please take a seat. Why are you applying for this job?
You
I'm looking for a job that fits my qualifications and a company I can grow with.
Why should I hire you? What are your strengths?
I work well with other people and I'm very ambitious. I'm also always looking for opportunities to learn and grow.
Do you work well under pressure?
Yes, I'm able to stay calm and focused.
Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
By then I would like to have improved my skills and become more independent in what I do.
Do you have any questions for me Mr. Acker?
No, I think I have a good understanding of the job and I'm excited at the prospect of working within your team.
Thanks for coming in today. We will call you soon with our decision.
Thanks for seeing me. Have a nice day.
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Good morning. Please take a seat. Why are you applying for this job?
Job Applicant
I'm looking for a job that fits my qualifications and a company I can grow with.
Why should I hire you? What are your strengths?
I work well with other people and I'm very ambitious. I'm also always looking for opportunities to learn and grow.
Do you work well under pressure?
Yes, I'm able to stay calm and focused.
Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
By then I would like to have improved my skills and become more independent in what I do.
Do you have any questions for me Mr. Acker?
No, I think I have a good understanding of the job and I'm excited at the prospect of working within your team.
Thanks for coming in today. We will call you soon with our decision.
Thanks for seeing me. Have a nice day.
 
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