Topics: Business English – job switching - job satisfaction - work-life balance
Level: B2 and above.
Skills: Speaking and Reading.
To discuss the meaning of the Great Resignation and its possible causes.
To learn / practice reading strategies: skimming and scanning.
To foster critical thinking skills: analyzing purpose of the article and separating facts from opinion.
To state opinion and express agreement and disagreement.
Use of language and lexis:
To use different tenses to talk about their past and current professional situation.
To learn / review collocations with the noun “job”.
To learn / review some verb-noun collocations related to the topic.
To learn / review the use of compound adjectives and compound ouns.
To practice question forms.
Link to article: https://www.economist.com/business/2021/11/27/how-to-manage-the-great-resignation (Perhaps you need to create a free account to access the article, but I copied it and numbered the paragraphs in the worksheet just in case.)