Conversation Exercise for Job Interview Vocabulary

Listen to the English conversation and answer the multiple choice questions below. Tab between answers. This is a conversation between a person seeking a job and the interviewer. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Expressions for a Job Interview Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script

  1. What does the applicant have a lot of experience with? a) job interviews b) selling software c) buying software d) computers
  2. The company owner says that the applicant has a lot of _____ a) attitude b) nerve c) confidence d)references
  3. Why did the applicant leave his last job? a) he was fired b) he didn't like the boss c) he wanted more money d) there was a lack of room for growth
  4. How does the applicant compare his old company to the one he wants to work for? a) the previous company he worked for was smaller b) they are both the same c) his previous company did more in sales d) his previous company had more employees
  5. The company owner asks the applicant if he is OK with what type of calls? a) long calls b) cell phone calls c) sales calls d)cold calls
  6. How did the applicant hear about the job opening? a) a career fair b) the want ads c) his former boss d) his friend
  7. The applicant met a person from which department of the company he wants to work for? a) sales b) Human Resources c) marketing d) public relations
  8. The applicant gets the job and promises to _______ a) make a lot of money b) quit in a year c) set a sales record d) hire more people