I want a good job!

Factors important in a job

I want a good job?

OK, but seriously, who wants to have a bad job?! So, with this in mind, what does it mean to have a good job?  Have you ever considered what makes a good job? Is it more than just the salary and the holiday allowance?
From this list of key factors, how would you rate their level of importance? You might want to consider:

  1. Which three aspects are the most important for you, and why?
  2. Whether your thoughts have changed from when you were younger?
  3. Whether you think they will change when you are older?

SPEAKING: Where’s the best place to stuff your face?

Talking about Likes and Dislikes – Expressing Opinions and Reasons

places to eatHere are some pictures showing people eating in different situations.

  1. Where is the best place to stuff your face?
  2. Do you eat at your desk?
  3. Do you like junk food?
  4. Do you think in-flight food is healthy?
  5. Have school dinners in Spain changed over the last 10 years?

SPEAKING: Talking about Food and Diet

Talking about Likes and Dislikes – Expressing Opinions and Reasons

Can you talk about the following issues?

  1. What’s your favourite dish? What kind of food do you like?
  2. Has your taste in food changed?
  3. Do you prefer eating alone or with other people?
  4. Do you prefer eating to cooking?
  5. Do you have a balanced diet?
  6. How important is a healthy diet?

SPEAKING: Photograph Description: In the Kitchen

cooking classThis photo shows some people learning to cook.  Can you describe the photograph and say how they might be feeling?

To help you might want to consider the following questions:

  1. Where are they?
  2. What are they doing?
  3. What are they wearing?
  4. What are the key objects in the photograph?
  5.  Why might they be learning to cook?
  6.  Do they seem to be having fun?