Job Interview Tips

Part 1Listen and Read: Listening to the recording, answer the questions, and then read along with the audio recording.

If you are looking for a new job, here are some job interview tips you should keep in mind when meeting with a potential employer. First, be sure to dress appropriately for the situation. If you are interviewing for a teaching job, then you might want to consider wearing nice pants and a dress shirt. However, you don’t want to overdress for the interview either. Next, be sure to do some research on the company for which you are interviewing. This will help you know if you have the needed skills or experience to work for that company. Finding out something about the company will also help you ask intelligent questions about their business to show them you are interested in their company. Finally, be prepared to tell them why you would be the best choice for the position. You don’t have to boast about your accomplishments, but you can tell them in a confident and direct way why you can help their company better than other applicants.

Part 2: Discussion

Suppose you are the owner of an English school, and you are hiring a new English teacher for a new position. What questions would you ask the person to see if he or she is a qualifed candidate for the job?

Part 3: Online Investigation

Check online for other good interview tips that could help people find a new job. What suggestions do you find not mentioned on this page? Can you find any questions specific to your particular field of interest or major?

Part 4: Online Listening Practice (from