'Working Girl'



(Updated on 22/01/2016)


  • The Employment
    "This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Santiago 'Bou' Grasso and the themes of jobs and employment.
    Students revise job vocabulary, talk about jobs and employment, and watch and discuss a short film about employment."

    Time: 90 minutes


  • Sketch écrit par Céline Leconte (Ac. Orléans-Tours)
    J'ai écrit le sketch des 3ème "the baby-sitter" après une séquence issue du manuel Enjoy English in 3è intitulée "Into the job market".
    Le sketch réutilise:
    - le present perfect et le preterit.
    - Les questions en how (how often / how many / how much / how old / how long / when)
    - la thématique des petits boulots.
    Les didascalies sont à élucider / travailler car j'y ai mis du vocabulaire nouveau."
  • The $265,000 job that no one wants (February 26, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "There is a job available in the small New Zealand town of Tokoroa, but no one wants it. The job is for a doctor and it pays US$265,000 a year."

  • Over 18,300 apply for 14 astronaut jobs (February 22, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A record number of people have applied to NASA to be part of its astronaut training program. NASA said it received over 18,300 applications."

  • Jobless young people a big problem (October 11, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A new report says the number of young people without a job is still very high in many countries."

  • Job hunter puts CV on billboard (January 09, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A French man who had no job tried a new way to get a job. He put his CV on a giant billboard. The billboard was next to a very busy road."

  • U.K. garbage could be worth billions (June 7, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A British government agency has claimed that the nation's garbage is an untapped gold mine worth over $4.5 billion, and could create over 50,000 jobs."

  • Cool Jobs - A Debate Roleplay Lesson Plan
    "This is a debate lesson for large classes, keeping everyone involved."
    Level : pre-intermediate and intermediate
    "It would be a suitable activity for using with career vocabulary or with comparative adjectives and nouns."



  • Students will demonstrate understanding of 10 careers by completing a career scrapbook. - a lesson plan
  • jobs - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with:
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.

  • Jobs - "Students list jobs that require various skills and situations."