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Glossary

Story 3

Story 2

Story 1

Mark the following statements true or false, correct the false ones.

Story 3

Story 2

Alison: Well, I think my worst (6) ....................... was about two months ago. I had an interview for a (7) ...................... that I really wanted. I decide to drive but I got (8) ...................... in traffic and when I got there I was in a big (9) ...................... . By mistake, I parked my old car in the (10) ...................... parking place. He arrived as I was getting out of my car. He hooted his horn and asked me to park somewhere else. I ignored him and ran off to the interview. Unfortunately, he was the interviewer and he was so angry that he didn’t even give me an interview.

Kevin: My first interview after leaving college was for a trainee (11) ...................... job in a firm in Leicester. When I walked into the room the interviewer threw an (12) ...................... at me. I quickly moved to one side and it missed. (13) ...................... , I didn’t get the job. They told me afterwards that the ashtray was to test how people (14) ...................... . The person who caught the ashtray and (15) ....................... it back got the job! The people who moved to one side or caught it and put it back on the desk, didn’t!

1. His worst interview experience was about six years ago. True/False
2. Charlie had a group interview for a sales rep. job with a big media company. True/False
3. When the interviewer asked him a question he suddenly began to feel very nervous. True/False
4. They offered Charlie a bottle of juice and a cup. True/False
5. Charlie was so embarrassed he had to leave the room. True/False
1. Alison had an interview for a job that she really wanted. True/False
2. She got stuck in traffic. True/False
3. By mistake, Alison parked her old bike in the Managing Director’s parking place. True/False
4. Managing Director hooted his horn and asked her to park somewhere else. True/False
5. She didn’t ignore him and parked her car in the other place. True/False
6. Managing Director was the interviewer and he gave her an interview. True/False
1. Kevin’s first interview after leaving college was for an installation and service technician job. True/False
2. When he walked into the room the interviewer threw an ashtray at him. True/False
3. Unfortunately, he didn’t get the job. True/False
4. They told him afterwards that the ashtray was to test how people react. True/False
5.The people who caught it and put it back on the desk got the job! True/False

1.29. Listen again. In which story did the person …

1. not have an interview?

2. need a drink?

3. have to react quickly?

4. ignore interviewer?

5. still feel embarrassed about what happened?

6. not know they would throw an ashtray?

apply for (v) interviewee (n)
applicant (n) interviewer (n)
application (n) job interview
application form job (n)
letter of application full-time job
assist (v) part-time job
assistance (n) occupation (n)
benefits package opening position
candidate (n) permanent (adj)
career (n) qualification (n)
career objective recruit (v)
make a career in recruitment (n)
Curriculum Vitae (CV) register (v)
employ (v) registration (n)
employee (n) reference (n)
employer (n) salary (n)
employment agency shortlist (n, v)
fee (n) skilled (adj)
fire (v) temporary (adj)
hire (v) vacancy (n)
human resourse department vocation (n)
interview (n, v) wage (n)
   


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