Category Archive: Work & Life

Feb 29

Leap Year – Listening Comprehension Quiz

 A leap year is a year when we get an extra 24 hours of time, in other words, an extra day, in the month of February. But do you know why this is necessary? Watch the video to find out! Leap Year Explained – Intermediate Listening Comprehension Quiz Level: intermediate/ B2 Watch the video to …

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Feb 25

How to answer the WHY YOU question?

 The job interview is one of the most stressful professional experiences for most of us. In this series we go through a list of typical questions and use pieces of advice from job interview coach Pamela Skillings to find out how to best answer them. In this lesson we’ll focus on the Why-you question which …

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Feb 10

Steve Jobs speech III – Stay hungry, stay foolish

 Steve Jobs Speech If you are old enough:), you are most likely to remember the famous speech Steve Jobs delivered on June 12 2005 at Stanford University. If not, it’s high time you listen to it! In his speech, Steve Jobs told the audience three stories from his life. “That’s it. No big deal. Just …

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Feb 09

Steve Jobs speech II – You’ve got to find what you love

 Steve Jobs Speech If you are old enough:), you are most likely to remember the famous speech Steve Jobs delivered on June 12 2005 at Stanford University. If not, it’s high time you listen to it! In his speech, Steve Jobs told the audience three stories from his life. “That’s it. No big deal. Just …

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Feb 05

Steve Jobs speech I. – You have to trust your gut

 Steve Jobs Speech If you are old enough:), you are most likely to remember the famous speech Steve Jobs delivered on June 12 2005 at Stanford University. If not, it’s high time you listen to it! In his speech, Steve Jobs told the audience three stories from his life. “That’s it. No big deal. Just …

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Feb 04

More Apartment Repairs – Picture Dictionary Part 2

 Apartment repairs include a wide range of fix-up jobs from light plumbing (= things to do with pipes and water) through light electric jobs (= things to do with lighting and electricity) to painting the walls and fixing door frames. Do you know how to talk about them in English? The pages in our Picture …

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Feb 03

Job Interview – What to do with your Hands? – JOB HUNT

 Having a good resume, an effective cover letter or being dressed properly for a job interview is just the beginning. But how to manage your HANDS ?? As you could see in our previous post, your BODY LANGUAGE also shapes who your are! So, if you really want to nail your job interview, there are …

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Jan 27

Sample Answers to the Weakness Question – The JOB HUNT series

 As part of the JOB HUNT series, we’ll go through the most common and difficult job interview questions and give you sample answers suggested by HR experts in the field. One of the most common and least liked questions you can get at the job interview is the weakness question. The weakness question may take …

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Jan 27

Sample Answers Job Interview Questions – The Weakness Question – Interactive Listening

 Sample answers to job interview questions is a part of our JOB HUNT series. We’ll go through the most common and difficult job interview questions and give you sample answers suggested by HR experts in the field. One of the most common and least liked questions you can get at the job interview is the …

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Jan 25

The trickiest interview questions – The JOB HUNT Series

  GOOGLE has a reputation for asking difficult BRAINTEASER JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS that challenge how you act under pressure. Most of them require you to think quantitatively and broadly, and test the way you tackle problems on the spot. Based on career website Glassdoor, UK Business Insider provides a selection of the types of brain-stumping …

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