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min

I can do it

Level: Elementary (A1-A2)

Type of English: General English

Tags: work describing a job modal verbs Vocabulary and grammar

Publication date: 01/17/2021

Students categorise skills needed for two types of jobs and listen to an informal job interview. They then learn about the use of /’t to describe abilities and skills, focusing on form and pronunciation. Students interview their partner about what they can and can't do, and there is an optional extension activity which encourages students to reflect on their skills and abilities in English. 

by Stephanie Hirschman

I_can_be.mp3

Transcript

00 : 00 00:00
Tony: Hi! Are you the manager? My name’s Tony. I’m here about the job.
Manager: Yes, I’m the manager. I have a few questions for you. Can you make coffee?
Tony: Oh yes, I can make coffee. I’m a barista.
Manager: Great! I guess you can serve customers too.
Tony: That’s right. I can serve customers with a smile!
Manager: OK, very good. Can you speak English?
Tony: Yes, I can…a bit.
Manager: Good. Can you use a till?
Tony: No, I can’t. But I can learn!
Manager: I’m sure you can. When can you start?
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3 Comments

Leandro

25 August 2021

This lesson was really helpful! Glad I found it! Thank you so much!

Dagmara Dentkiewicz

21 October 2021

That's a really useful lesson for adults!

Deanne

6 January 2022

Excellent lesson and so well made! Thanks!

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60

min

I can do it

Level: Elementary (A1-A2)

Type of English: General English

Tags: work describing a job modal verbs Vocabulary and grammar

Publication date: 01/17/2021

Students categorize skills needed for two types of jobs and listen to an informal job interview. They then learn about the use of /’t to describe abilities and skills, focusing on form and pronunciation. Students interview their partner about what they can and can't do, and there is an optional extension activity which encourages students to reflect on their skills and abilities in English. 

by Stephanie Hirschman

I_can_ame.mp3

Transcript

00 : 00 00:00
Tony: Hi! Are you the manager? My name’s Tony. I’m here about the job.
Manager: Yes, I’m the manager. I have a few questions for you. Can you make coffee?
Tony: Oh yes, I can make coffee. I’m a barista.
Manager: Great! I guess you can serve customers too.
Tony: That’s right. I can serve customers with a smile!
Manager: OK, very good. Can you speak English?
Tony: Yes, I can…a bit.
Manager: Good. Can you use a cash register?
Tony: No, I can’t. But I can learn!
Manager: I’m sure you can. When can you start?
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Average overall rating: Good (4.2)

3 Comments

Leandro

25 August 2021

This lesson was really helpful! Glad I found it! Thank you so much!

Dagmara Dentkiewicz

21 October 2021

That's a really useful lesson for adults!

Deanne

6 January 2022

Excellent lesson and so well made! Thanks!

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