Sarah goes for an interview with Marcia and Philip.


Do the Preparation task first. Then watch the video. Next go to Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the transcript at any time.

Task 1

Comprehension task

Read the statements and decide if they are true or false.


Task 2

Business Notes

In the interview Sarah is asked some difficult questions, but these are quite typical, standard interview questions. Here are a few more:

Why do you want to work for us?

Give us an example of a time when you did not meet your goals or objectives?

Give us an example of a situation where you faced conflict or difficult communication problems and how did you deal with it?

Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?

What would your current manager say are your strengths?

What do you think are your weaknesses?

Why should we give you the job?

Do you prefer working in a team or on your own?

What is the first thing you would change, if you were to start working here?

Vocabulary: Describing jobs

Fill in the gaps in the sentences with the adjectives in the box.






the video is not quite good that it was interupted some times.
i thik Sarash will get the job as she is curious and talent candidate.

Sarah is an excellent participant, her responses to questions show her maturity and ability to excell in this assignment, she should be employed

Hi. Task 2 was very tricky, some words had close meanings and surely, I made mistakes in 3 places. Thanks, I learned a new word for me, mundane, it sounds like Monday and I will never forget it. Only I don't know how to open CEO abbreviation.

I like her self-confidence,I think she will get the job

I think the extra interview questions provided in task 2 are quite typical and useful .

Compared with Daniel,no question , Sara is very excellent,she will get the job eventually.

sara is pefect

Hi guys,
I think that Sarah will get this job, beacose she had a wonderful interview!
Therefore, in my opinion I think that the podcast is very good!
By for now 

Well, if we compare Sara with guy who was also on the interview - definetly Sara is much more better solution for a company. My vote goes to Sara.

I love this series which is useful and helpful.

And, Sara, I think she was doing the interview well, she'll get the job eventually.