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How To Know If It's Time To Change Careers

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Video Length: 4:29

Updated on: 06/14/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this Business English lesson plan for adults, students watch a video and do a listening exercise from TED about when to know if it's time to change careers. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about changing careers. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a video quote, vocabulary context usage, and a special part of speech (adjective) used in the video. The grammar activity features reported speech and the difference between direct and indirect speech. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

Quitting your job can be scary, but sometimes it's the best thing you can do for your career, says entrepreneur Chieh Huang. He shares how to know when it’s time to move on -- and what can you do to prepare.

Lesson Activities

Changing Careers
Short Answers, Good / Bad Reasons to Change Careers, Multiple Choice
Definition Matching, Multiple Choice, Write Your Own Definition, Context Usage
Reported Speech (direct vs. indirect speech)
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Business, Career, Professional Skills

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