Job Interview

Quiz by: rmd
Description: A mock interview for ESL students
Low Intermediate
1. Who is the Human Resource Manager in the conversation?
2. What job is Mary applying for?
3. How does Mary describe herself?
4. At her previous job, Mary was a ____________.
5. What did Mary's last company give her a certificate for?
6. Why did Mary take an English class?
7. Why did Mary leave her last job?
8. What hours can Mary work?
9. Will Mary need a lot of training?
10. How does Susan plan to contact Mary about the job?
SUSAN: Mary?
SUSAN: Hello. I'm Susan Thompson, Human Resources Manager.
MARY: Hi. I'm Mary Hansen, and I'm applying for one of your kitchen jobs.
SUSAN: Great.
MARY: Here's a copy of my resume.
SUSAN: Great. Have a seat, Mary.
MARY: Thank you.
SUSAN: Mary, do you have any experience working in the kitchen?
MARY: No, but I want to learn. I work hard and I cook a lot at home.
SUSAN: Okay, well, tell me about yourself.
MARY: Well, I love to learn new things. I'm very organized, and I follow directions exactly. Uh, that's
why my boss at my last job made me a trainer, and the company actually gave me a special
certificate for coming to work on time every day for a year. And I'm taking an English class to
improve my writing skills.
SUSAN: That's great. Why did you leave your last job?
MARY: It was graveyard, and I need to work days.
SUSAN: I see. Well, what hours can you work?
MARY: Um, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
SUSAN: Okay, well, do you have any questions for me, Mary?
MARY: Yes, what kind of training is needed?
SUSAN: Not a lot. Most new workers can learn everything the first day. Do you have any other
MARY: No, I don't think so, but I've heard a lot of good things about your company, and I would
really like to work here.
SUSAN: Well, I have a few more interviews to do today, but I will call you tomorrow if you get the
MARY: Okay.
SUSAN: It was sure nice to meet you.
MARY: Nice meeting you, too. Thank you so much for your time.
SUSAN: Yes, good luck.
MARY: Thank you


Complete the sentences using the words below.
leave       graveyard       luck       Resources       follow       applying       resume       really       interviews       experience       yourself