THEME: LISTENING AND SPEAKING
TOPIC – Talking/Speaking at Interviews
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. answer simple questions at interviews straight forwardly and fluently.
2. identify the importance of good morals and behaviour pattern at interview.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Forms filled by pupils before interviews.
Two tables, benches, chairs for the chairman and the person to be interviewed.
Any other relevant materials.
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
TAlKING AND SPEAKING AT INTERVIEWS docx
It’s important, then, to be ready for your school interview.
You will want to prepare answers that are specific, detailed, and that reveal who you are and why you’re interested in a school.
INTERVIEW FOR SCHOOL ADMISSION
Describe yourself or tell me more about yourself.
Tell me a bit about your family.
What do you read outside of school?
Tell us more about what you do outside of school.
What extracurricular activities are you interested in?
If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you meet and why?
What has happened recently in current events that interests you?
INTERVIEW FOR EMPLOYMENT
1. Tell me about yourself.
2. Why should we hire you?
3. What is your greatest strength?
4. What is your greatest weakness?
5. Why are you leaving or why have you left your job?
6. What are your salary expectations?
7. Why do you want this job?
8. How do you handle stress and pressure?
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Guides pupils to work in group and in pairs;
3. Encourages attentive listening;
Pupil’s Activities – Volunteer pupils dramatize and practice interview scenes.
4. Guides pupils to speak audibly with clear speech;
5. Gives model interview with a pupil;
Pupil’s Activities – Give a model interview with the assistance of the teacher.
Pupil’s Activities – Suggest more topics on which interviews could be based and dramatize these.
6. Notes areas of weakness to work on;
7. Prepares questions based on the post the candidate/pupils are seeking.
Pupil’s Activities – Practice how to look for behaviour pattern at interviews.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. express themselves clearly during the simulated interviews.
2. answer simple questions at the simulated interview and
3. participate in class drama on interviews.