After a quick greeting, use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- If you were an employer, which kind of worker would you prefer to hire: an inexperienced worker at a lower salary or an experienced worker at a higher salary? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
- What are the benefits of hiring an inexperienced worker at a lower salary?
- What are the benefits of hiring an experienced worker at a higher salary?
- Which method could help you best achieve your organizational goals?
Skip this section if you have 15 minute plan. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|wages||(n) regular payment for a job
She was happy with the wages she received.
|career||(n) occupation taken for a period of time
She knew that this was just the first job in a long career in education.
|inexperienced||(adj) having little knowledge about something
The employee was very inexperienced in the field of marketing.
|adept||(adj) very skilled or proficient at
She knew she was adept at computer processing.
|hire||(v) employ for wages
He couldn’t believe she hired him for the job.
|refuse||(v) show unwillingness to do something
He wanted to refuse the job, but he couldn’t.
|kiss up to||(expression) get someone’s favor
The new hire wanted to kiss up to his boss so that he would like him.
|make up for||(expression) compensate
His perseverance was enough to make up for his young age.
|pass over||(expression) ignore someone and give something to someone else
Despite being more experienced, they passed over him for the manager position.
|work yourself up||(expression) become very upset about something
Be careful that you don’t work yourself up into a larger problem.
Read the following quote out loud.
“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”
― Gordon Hinckley