Market Leader Extra Pre-intermediate Course Book

Careers 1 unit

‘ Many people quit looking for work when they find a job. ’ Steven Wright, US comedian

overview vocabulary Career moves reading Be aware of your online image listening Changing jobs language review Modals 1 : ability, requests and offers skills Telephoning: making contact case study YouJuice

starting up

a Discuss these questions. 1 How ambitious are you? 2 Do you have a career plan? Where do you want to be in 10 years’ time? 3 Which of the following would you prefer to do? a) work for one company during your career b) work for several different companies c) work for yourself

B Look at these activities ( 1 – 7 ). in pairs, match each activity to its corresponding area of work (a–g). Which of these areas do you work in or would you like to work in? Why?

1 2

a) b) c) d) e) f ) g)

making/manufacturing things being in charge of people

Sales and Marketing Finance Management Human Resources (HR) Production Research and Development (R&D) Customer Service

and running the organisation selling products or services dealing with clients/consumers working with figures dealing with employees and training investigating and testing

3 4 5 6 7


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