Episode 4


Daniel makes some classic mistakes in his interview.



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I have been in some job interviews on both sides, but as an interviewer I have found some guys like Daniel, arrogants and with nothing of modest during the interview. This video shows what not to do during a job interview, it's very helpfull!!!

Interesting video. I hope one day I can speak fluent English. Speaking and writing are my weakness.


i think this video very useful for worker like me. Not merely for gain knowledge about interview but also for learning process. Before this, i never noticed about classic mistakes. When i saw this video, i become more realized about the way we answer a question and body language. Thanks a lot British Council. I will learn from your website until i master in English.

Dear Learn English Team.

I have a wonder about Articles : I don't understand why Marcia said " Let's move on to managing people" but in next sentences " Let's move on to the presentation"...
Both of them are noun: managing and presentation.

Thanks a lot

Le Nhung

Hi le nhung,

Please take a look at the explanation on our definite article page - "managing people" is a new topic, whereas "the presentation" is a topic that's already been mentioned. If it's still unclear after working through that page, please don't hesitate to ask us again.

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Is it possible to download this video? I'm a teacher and I'd find it very useful in my classes, but unfortunately I don't have the access to the internet in the classroom.

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