Interview Star

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Objectives

The course is designed to enhance students' listening and speaking skills through interactive activities and exercises.

By the end of the course, students will be able to:
Communicate effectively on personal aspects
Project voice, tone and pitch according to text types
Express opinions about common social issues
Tell stories creatively using functional grammar techniques
State and respond to arguments in group discussions

Features
In this course, familiar themes listed below are revisited with a focus on interview skills.
Prospective schools
Goal setting
Future jobs
Storytelling
Current affairs

This course is designed based on VAK (visual, audio, kinaesthetic) model, where students learn by playing games, watching videos and engaging in presentation and discussion practice. Some of the highlighted features of the course are vocabulary building in each section, individual presentations in every other unit, and an end-of-course mock interview which consists of one-on-one discussion and group interaction. In addition, each unit is structured to promote students’ critical thinking skill and creativity.

 


  

Textbook Resources

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Unit 1 Self-Introduction Activity 6: Writing and Presenting a Self-Introduction (p.15)
     
Unit 2 Primary School Life Activity 5: Achievements and Awards (p.23)
    Activity 6: Writing and Presenting an Introduction on My School Life (p.25)
     
Unit 3 My Goals in Secondary School Activity 6: Describing My Goals in Secondary School (p,33)
     
Unit 4 Future Jobs Activity 1: Like and Dislikes (p.35)
    Activity 4: Why do you want to be a...? (p.38-39)
     
Unit 5 Read Aloud Passages Activity 3: Indentifying the Mood of a Text (p.48)
     
Unit 6 Picture Description and Storytelling

Activity 4: Storytelling Worksheet

    1) The Hare and the Tortoise (p,57)
    2) Monkeys in the Picnic (p.57)
     
Unit 7 Social Issues Activity 4: Giving Opinions (p.62)
     
Unit 8 Group Interview Skills Activity 1 :Agreeing with an Opinion (p.66)
    Activity 2: Disagreeing with an Opinion (p.67)
    Activity 3: The Flow of a Group Discussion (p.68)
    Activity 4: Group Discussion Practice (p.69)
     
Unit 9 Hypothetical Questions Activity 2: What if...? (p.73)
     
Unit 10 Mock Interview Activity 2: Mock Interview (Individual)
    1) Read Aloud passage 1 - Steve Jobs (p.79)
    2) Read Aloud passage 2 - A Bird Came Down The Walk (p.80)
    3) Read Aloud passage 3 - Two Happy Snowmen (p.81)
    4) Read Aloud passage 4 - Favourite Festival (p.81)
    5) Read Aloud passage 5 - Barbara McClintock (p.82)
    Activity 3: Mock Interview (Group)
    1) Group Discussion 1: Living in Shanties (p.83)
    2) Group Discussion 2: Social Networking Sites (p.83)
    3) Group Discussion 3: Watching TV and Playing Computer Games (p.84)
    4) Group Discussion 4: Violence on TV (p.84)
     

 

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