Spanish Level 4, Activity 05: La Entrevista / The Interview (Online)

Activity Instructions

Activity Title (in your target language)

La Entrevista / The Interview

Description:

Students will talk about future careers and how to interview. They will discuss several interview questions and styles through different scenarios with a partner. Students will also decide who to appropriately answer questions or how to come to a resolution to these situations on their own or with a partner.

Proficiency Level:

Intermediate

Keywords:

Interview, interview questions, resolution, career, future career, scenarios

World-Readiness Standards:

  • Standard 1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
  • Standard 1.2 Students understand and interpret spoken and written Spanish on a variety of topics.
  • Standard 1.3 Students present information, concepts, and ideas in Spanish to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.
  • Standard 5.1 Students use Spanish both within and beyond the school setting.

Idaho Content Standards for World Languages:

  • COMM 1.1 - Interact and negotiate meaning (spoken, signed, written conversation) to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions
  • COMM 2.1 - Understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed on a variety of topics.
  • COMM 3.1 - Present information, concepts, and ideas to inform, explain, persuade, and narrate on a variety of topics using appropriate media in the target language.

NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:

  • I can discuss what I want to do as a future career
  • I can answer authentic interview questions and speak in detail on my answer
  • I can understand a scenario and come to a resolution on my own or with a partner
  • I can compare and contrast different interview styles in different countries

Materials Needed:

Warm-up

1. Begin by introducing the Can-Dos for today’s activity and opening the Google Slideshow. 


2.  Move into the warm-up. Ask questions related to people’s experiences with their job. The questions are posted on the slides. Ask for volunteers to answer the questions. After everyone who wants to speak has spoken.


3. Have everyone take the BuzzFeed quiz, then talk about the results. Post the link for the BuzzFeed quiz in the chat. Again ask for volunteers. After this move into the main activity.


Here’s the link for the BuzzFeed quiz - tinyurl.com/bsu202lab

Main Activity

1. Pair up students into Breakout Rooms. 2-3 per room. Before you send them in, share the link to the student PowerPoint below.


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1w_FUN_tSsk9jWbhws3GL2s36r0Ihgm00WVjaDzWNtvg/edit?usp=sharing


2. In the breakout rooms have the students go through each question where they take turns asking and answering. Prompt them to answer with some depth. We want to increase fluency after all.
 

Wrap-up

  • ¿Cuál fue la pregunta más fácil? 
  • ¿Hay alguien que quiera compartir su experiencia laboral con el grupo?

End of lab:

  • Read Can-Do statements once more and have students evaluate their confidence. (Use thumbs up/thumbs down or download our student cards.) 
  • Encourage students to be honest in their self-evaluation. 
  • Pay attention, and try to use feedback for future labs! 

NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:

  • I can discuss what I want to do as a future career
  • I can answer authentic interview questions and speak in detail on my answer
  • I can understand a scenario and come to a resolution on my own or with a partner
  • I can compare and contrast different interview styles in different countries