12/11/19: UNIT 1: ACADEMIC SUPPLEMENT

Watch and read the video about abstracts and answer the questions in two paragraphs:

Have you ever had to write an academic abstract? When? What for?-What do you think is the most difficult issue to face when trying to write an abstract? Why do you believe this is for? What’s the most useful tip given in the video?

05/11/19: UNIT 1: THE WORLD OF WORK

THE IMPORTANCE OF BODY LANGUAGE IN A JOB INTERVIEW

Leaning in isn’t just a metaphorical way to get ahead. It’s also a legitimate way to portray good body language during a job interview.

Job interviews are notorious tightrope walks. You want to be confident, but not obnoxious; intelligent but not a know-it-all. Trying to find a balance and also explain why you deserve a job is hard enough. But what if your body language could help you out?

BY YOHANA DESTA NOV 17, 2014

Have you ever had a bad job interview experience? Tell us briefly about it.

Do you consider gestures and body language vital in a job interview? Why?

Which recommendation from the ones in the video would apply better in your own experience?

Phrases as “Live to work” and “work to live” are used to describe attitudes towards work. What do you understand by these phrases? What’s the difference in meaning between them?

30/10/13: Welcome!

Welcome to the blog that has been specifically designed for Comprensión Lectora en Inglés – Course CLECV Plus 1 – administered by Idiomas Católica.

This blog aims at providing opportunities for participants to exchange information related to the course. Although our reading course is not meant to develop oral or written communication skills, we have noticed that many of you can and wish to “have your say” in English about issues that we look at in the course. Your participation in this blog can award you up to 5 points in the assessment area labelled Tareas de Evaluación Continua.

Ready to begin? It is easy. The questions on the next message are waiting to be answered! You may want to participate twice. The first time, just write your answers to the questions. The second time, you are supposed to reply somebody else’s answer.

Enjoy the experience!

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