BEC Vantage Speaking part 2. Unit 6.
The career ladder
В данном уроке дана лексика на тему The career ladder . После ознакомления с лексическими единицами Вы приступаете к выполению заданий BEC Vantage Speaking part 2, применяя представленный вокабуляр как в монологической части ( презентации), так и в ответах на представленные вопросы.
A Job for life
- career paths - a planned, logical progression of jobs within one or more professions throughout working life
- to work your way up to the top - to make progress in a process or structure
- to work your way up the career ladder - obtain a better job career ladder
- retirement -the age at which people retire
- retire - to end your working life senior more important with greater responsibility
- demoted- moved to a less senior job
- hand in your notice - to resign promotion act of raising in rank or position
B Job for now
- Flatter- with fewer layers of management
- leaner - with fewer, more productive employees
- downsizing - dismiss from work
- make in a smaller size - reduce in size or number
- delayered refers to a planned reduction in the number of layers of a management hierarchy
- efficiency - skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort
- restructuring - reorganization; an alteration of the structure of an organization
- profit - money which is gained in business
- company hierarchy a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a company
D Getting the sack
- dismissed, terminated, fired, sacked, given the sack - if someone did something wrong and is forced to leave the company
- laid off, made redundant - if someone hasn’t done nothing wrong offered early retirement outplacement- advice about how to find another job
C In-house staff or freelancers
- temporary contracts - a contract of employment for a short period only
- outsource - obtain goods or services from an outside supplier
- in-house - production of something using a company's own funds, staff, or resources
- freelancers - independent people who work for several different companies
- flexibility - the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped
- job insecurity - the feeling that they may not be in their job for long
- performance reviews - regular meetings with their manager
- contractor - a person who executes the building or improving of buildings
Examples of Topics
1. What is important when planning a career path?
- to work your way up to the top
- to get a profit
2. What is important working as a freelancer?
- Selling your skills
- Dealing with your clients
- Job insecurity
3. What is important when you are getting a sack
- Know your rights
- Start finding another job
- Finding outplacement
Examples of Questions
Briefly answer your partner's questions.
- Do you think employers should help in your career ladder?
- Do you think it’s important to plan your career path in advance?
- Would you plan your career goals according to your lifestyle, interests and financial goals?
- What would you do if your career goals got of track?
- Have you ever worked as a freelancer?
- Do you think working as a freelancer is not secure?
- What does job insecurity refer?
- How do you see yourself at the age of 65?