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Répondez aux questions simples liées au travail.
Écoutez chaque enregistrement deux fois et répondez aux questions.
“Information from HR”
Information from HR
Hello this is John Hursh from HR you called on the 19th and left a message requesting some information, sorry for the delays but..anyway I have the answers to your questions. So please give me a call at 819 995 3077.
“Release of report”
Release of report
Mario:Josh this is Martin Brothers, I’m calling to let you know that the report on the International Institute for Sustainable Development will be ready for distribution next Wednesday. note that on an effort to cut down on printing costs, we will make the report available only to those who specifically request it through their manager. Please make sure that your people are aware that the report will also available online as of next Friday. I will send you the link once it’s uploaded.
” Passing on a message from the boss”
Passing on a message from the boss
Diane: Good morning this is Diane how can I help you?
Adam: Hi Diane it’s Adam..
Diane: Adam hi I was suppose to pass on a message to you.
Adam: Oh no really what’s that?
Diane: Oh well I suppose I should ask you why you are calling before I give you my message. What can I do for you?
Adam: Well I was going to ask you to tell the boss that I won’t be in today.
Diane: Ouhh that’s certainly a short notice, especially when you were supposed to be here 15 minutes ago.
Adam: I know I know, please pass along the message.
Diane: Well you know usually you suppose to call him directly and on top of that he asked that I tell you he wanted to see you as soon as you got in.
Adam: Ooh Ooh oh well can you transfer me to his line?
“Report needing correction”
Report needing correction
Beth: Hello Beth Marshall speaking.
Karen: Hello Beth Karen here. I’m calling about the report you left on my desk yesterday afternoon, thanks for getting to me so quickly.
Beth: That’s no problem Karen.
Karen: There’s a funny thing though, the content all looks great but when I flipped to the table of contents and did a little verification the numbers listed didn’t correspond to the actual pages that everything were on.
Beth: Oh no I could’ve sworn that I’d fixed that. I’ll have to take a look at the document and figure out what went wrong. Sorry about that.
Karen: It’s Ok! There’s kind of a rush on it could you work on it right now and get the corrected version of it ASAP?
Beth: Of course right away, I hope this isn’t inconveniencing to you too much.
Karen: Nah it’s OK as long as I have it by noon I’m fine.
Beth: Alright then I better get to work.
Choisissez un des trois sujets puis faites une présentation en répondant aux questions de suivi
Niveau B :
– Describe the steps you followed to carry out this project.
– What makes a project interesting to you?
– In your opinion, is it necessary to like a project in order to work on it effectively?
– If you could choose your next project, what would it be?
Niveau C :
– To what extent should employees do research on projects that interest them rather than waiting until they are assigned to them?
– To what extent should managers consult with their employees before assigning them specific projects?
– Generally speaking, do you have the impression that projects are always well assigned? Explain.
– If you could select a project in your area of expertise, what would you choose? Why?
Niveau B :
– In your opinion, what are the advantages and disadvantages of this position?
– Do you believe you will remain in this position for a long time, or are you thinking about moving on to another job? Why?
– If you had the chance to start over and choose your career, would you choose the same thing? Elaborate.
Niveau C :
– To what extent are you well-suited for this position?
– Some people say that because of the government’s lengthy hiring process, the best candidates often become unavailable because they end up taking other jobs. In this case, do the remaining candidates actually deserve the position?
– Do you personally agree with the idea that a person must change jobs regularly in order to prove that they are ambitious or that they are interesting candidates in competitions?
– Would you recommend a government job to a young, ambitious person? Explain
Niveau B :
– Do you believe that studies provide a sufficient base of knowledge to begin a professional career?
– In your opinion, are young people able to truly understand which courses they should take after high school? How could this be improved?
– These days, is it possible to attain a high level position without having a post-secondary education?
– If you had to choose between work experience and a diploma or bachelor’s degree, which would you choose and why?
Niveau C :
– More and more people work in jobs that have little or nothing to do with their studies. How do you explain this?
– To what extent do people’s studies prepare them for the challenges of the work place?
– To what extent does having a university degree relate to achieving professional results?
– If you had not done your specific post-secondary studies, would you be able to work in the job you currently have? Explain.
Écoutez le dialogue deux fois, faites un résumé et ensuite répondez aux questions de suivi
“Unmotivated Employee “
Faites un résumé de ce dialogue.
Interlocutor 1: Hello Bob how are you?
Bob: Not bad how are you?
Interlocutor 1: Very well thank you. Can I talk to you for a minute?
Interlocutor 1: Have a seat, I’ve been meaning to talk to you. I’ve notice that you’re often late this days you’ve never had trouble getting to work on time what’s happened? and what about all those days off, last month you took a day off every week. I must tell you that this had an impact on the entire team, I would like to talk about all this. Is everything alright?
Bob: Well not really.
Interlocutor 1: What’s the problem?
Bob: I don’t know it’s…
Interlocutor 1: Are there any personal problems? if that’s the case you’re aware that there are people you can talk to.
Bob: Not really
Interlocutor 1: what are your hours?
Bob: 8 to 4
Interlocutor 1: If you have trouble getting here for 8 we can change your hours.
Bob: no that’s not the problem.
Interlocutor 1: What about work, do you like what you’re doing these days?
Bob: Alright since you ask me, not really. I’ve fallen into a routine work is the same day after day, I’ve been working on the same fill with the same team for a long time, we’re getting nowhere, there’s no end to this. I’ve asked to be assigned to another fill but it was turned down.
Interlocutor: Just how long have you been working on this fill?
Bob: 18 months exactly.
Interlocutor: And how things are with the other people on the team?
Bob: Things are fine, anyway that’s not the problem. It’s just hard to stay motivated when you’re doing the same thing days in and day out.
Interlocutor: Why exactly couldn’t you get assigned to another fill?
Bob: I was told I didn’t have the right experience to work on the other fill.
Interlocutor 1: What do you mean you don’t have the right experience what’s the problem?
Bob: Actually I haven’t token the last course in project management.
Interlocutor: OK let’s see what we can do about this. First of all I’m ready to send you in training. Why don’t you start by making a list of all the courses you think you need, after all you’re a valuable member of this team. So how do you feel about this?
Bob: Just great! Thank you.
– If you were Bob, how would you have handled feeling unmotivated at work?
– To what extent is it an employee’s obligation to be proactive in ensuring that his or her work situation is optimized?
– What is your opinion of Julie’s way of dealing with Bob? What might you have done differently?