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.
- Businesses should hire employees for their entire lives. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
- What are the benefits of hiring employees for their entire lives?
- What are some negative aspects of hiring employees for their entire lives?
- What kind of company would you want to work at for your entire life?
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.
|career||(n) occupation undertaken for a significant period of time
She had so many careers at one time.
|salary||(n) fixed payment, wages
He was pleased with the salary that came with the position.
|lifelong||(adj) lasting or remaining in a particular state throughout a person’s life
She wanted this job to be part of her lifelong career.
|stable||(adj) not likely to give way
She wanted to work in a stable job where she knew what was expected of her.
|affect||(v) make a difference
Wherever you work, you can affect positive change.
|master||(v) acquire complete skill of something
With practice, they could eventually master the process.
|bump up||(expression) increase
He asked his manager to bump up his wages.
|check off||(expression) mark something in a list as done
After that experience, she could check off swimming with dolphins on her list.
|decide on||(expression) choose, select
She couldn’t decide on which career path to take.
|work for peanuts||(expression) labor for very little money
He felt underappreciated as he worked for peanuts every day.
Read the following quote out loud.
“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”
― Gordon Hinckley