job satisfaction

Lesson plans

Synonyms: quitting your job (resign, hand in your notice)
Vocabulary: how you feel at work (overworked, burned out, engaged)
Vocabulary: job satisfaction and perks

3:18

a gig economy worker (GLOVO courier) delivering food

Vocabulary: the gig economy (side hustle, income stream, nine-to-five job)
Vocabulary: job security and benefits (paid holiday leave, work-life balance, redundancy package)
Idioms: take a cut, up for grabs, comes at a cost)

3:06

a mentor observing the work of an apprentice in a workshop

Vocabulary: on-the-job, in-demand, hands-on
Reading: routes to take after high-school
Video: apprenticeships vs university: which is best?

5:56

an angry boss reprimanding an employee sitting in front of a computer

Vocabulary: micromanagement verbs (reprimand, hover, hold accountable)
Videos: 1. “How can I avoid being a micromanager?” and 2. “Working For a Micromanaging Boss & How to Handle it”
Idioms: put out fires, have a lot on your plate, hands-on/hands-off

4:00

a person closing his laptop when the clock shows 5 o'clock

Idioms: recipe for disaster, bend over backwards, go above and beyond
Word formation: prefixes over-, under- and mis-
Speaking: conversation questions, brainstorming, role-play

5:10

a sign reading new career new job

Vocabulary: job shadowing, side hustle, internship, upskill
Video: How to change careers at 30
Speaking: conversation questions, evaluating options

3:56

Idiom and phrasal verb boosters