Simulation – Applying for a job, an internship

Students select an ad for a job or an internship in France, they write their CV and a cover letter. They upload all this material in a google folder. They are partnered with a French student (Université Clermont Auvergne). Their partner have also uploaded an ad, a CV and a cover letter. They make contact, are given access to their partner s material and negociate an online meeting to interview each other for the job they are applying for.

A document with a timeline and all relevant instructions regarding the project is shared with students in both institutions. Tutors monitor and follow up on each stage of the project. In class, students learn to write a CV an cover letter in French, they prepare questions for the interview and practise with their classmates. Several debriefing sessions are conducted in
class to reflect on and discuss the project.


Institution reporting the task:

University of Warwick home page

Language of task instructions:

French

Target Group:

Any

Level:

B2

References and acknowledgements:

Clavier

Type:

Collaborative tasks

Estimated Duration:

4 sessions

Topic:

work – employment – internship – year abroad

Tags:

Acknowledgements:

None

Language Configurations:

Bilingual

Language(s) that the task can be used in:

Any

Dominant language production:

Speaking/listening synchronous

Target Competences:

Language competence

Specific pedagogical objectives:

Development of students understanding of the role of different contexts
Development of students interest in cultural similarities and differences
Development of language skills
Development of transferable skills – time management, negociation, giving feedback, reflecting on own performance, on strengths

Suggested Communication Tools:

Collaborative tools
Real time conferencing
Social Networks

Suggested Resources:

None

Instructions:

See guidelines Activité de télécollaboration – entretien uploaded
under General information

Learner Texts:

None

Document related to the task:

None

Criteria for Completion:

None

Comments and suggestions:

None

Author/copyright:

None

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