Conversation Questions: Work
|What's your ideal job? Why?||How has technology changed business? Do you think it's created more work or less?
|Is it typical for men and women to have the same jobs in your counrty?||Would you prefer to have an easy routine job or a job in which you made a lot of decisions?|
|Do you think office romances can be successful? Why or why not? Do you know of any couples who have met at work?||Do people usually work for one company for a long time in your country or is it common for people to change jobs every few years? Why do you think people in the US change jobs so often?|
|Describe the first job you had for money.||Would you prefer to work four ten-hour days or five eight hour ones?|
|In your opinion, which jobs are most prestigious? Why?||How do people address each other at work in your counrty? How do you address your boss? Your co-workers? What do you think of the idea that at most offices in the US nearly everyone goes by their first names?|
|What three things are most important for you in a job? Why?||Do women usually work after they get married in your country?|
|Would you like a job that involved a lot of travel? Why or why not? Have you ever known anyone with one of these jobs? Tell about them.
||If you could own your own business, what would it be?|
|Who in your family or among our friends has the most interesting job? What about the most boring?||How important are clothes at work? How does your job determine what you wear in your country?|