For Task 2 of the EL Civics exam, you will participate in a mock interview. You will play the part of the job applicant, the person who is applying for the job. Below are the questions that you will be asked during the job interview, as well as a script for you to practice.
EL Civics Interview Questions
- Are you working now?
- Do you have experience?
- What skills do you have?
- Do you want a full-time or part-time job?
- Give me two reasons why I should hire you for this job.
- When can you start?
Basic Interview Practice
Write the missing information. Use your name.
Employer: Hello . I’m _____________ . It’s nice to meet you. What is your name?
Job Applicant: My name is ____. Nice to meet you too.
Employer: Thank you. Tell me ________, are you working?
Job Applicant: Yes, I am working at ________ and I am looking for a new opportunity. OR No, I am not working right now.
Employer: Thank you. Tell me ________, do you have experience?
Job Applicant: Yes, I have ________ years of experience.
Employer: What skills do you have?
Job Applicant: I can ____________ and I can _____________.
Employer: Do you want a full-time job or part-time job?
Job Applicant: I want a ____-time job.
Employer: Give me two reasons why I should hire you for this job.
Job Applicant: (Ex.) I am a hard worker and I am punctual.
Employer: When can you start?
Job Applicant: I can start _______.
Employer: Thank you ________, you’re hired! OR Thank you, __________, I will call you next week.
Job Applicant: Thank you very much.
To pass this portion of the exam, you must answer 5 out of the 6 questions correctly. The exam will be administered on Tuesday, October 27, at 8:00pm. Good luck!