Topic 1: Basic Guidelines – Food and clothing

Basic Guidelines – Food and clothing

For this specific dimension, Volunteer tutors should consider the following contents to be taught, structured in components:

Functions:

  • Request information about a job offer and working conditions
  • Share information about skills, knowledge and personal abilities
  • Express interest in something
    Assess job offers and working conditions
  • Describe own employment situation

Grammar:

  • Use of Se + 3rd person singular in passive sentences
  • Uses of the verb “to know / saber” + infinitive to express knowledge and skills
  • Use of object pronouns with the verbs to interest and to seem

Lexicon:

  • Vocabulary of hiring conditions, professions, sectors and workplaces
  • Verbs and expressions related to work
  • Adverbial frequency locutions
  • Adjectives of personal skills and capacities related to work
  • Adverbs and adjectives to express appreciation

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Basic Guidelines – Labour relationships

For this specific dimension, Volunteer tutors should consider the following contents to be taught, structured in components:

Functions:

  • Ask for information about job-related tasks
  • Talk about labour obligations and responsibilities
  • Ask and give instructions to request, do or use something

Grammar:

  • Use of the periphrasis “to have to / hay que / tener que” + infinitive to express obligation
  • Use of the 2nd person singular of the imperative to give instructions
  • Uses of verbal periphrases “to can / poder” + infinitive

Lexicon:

  • Work activities related verbs
  • Vocabulary about clothing, work utensils and labour categories

Basic Guidelines – Administrative procedures

For this specific dimension, Volunteer tutors should consider the following contents to be taught, structured in components:

Functions:

  • Exchange information about plans and intentions
  • Expressing needs and motivation
  • Ask and give instructions to do something
  • Apologizing

Grammar:

  • Use of the periphrasis “to go to / ir a“ + infinitive for expressing plans or intentions
  • Use of the periphrasis “I want / Quiero + infinitive
  • Use of the 3rd singular person of the imperative to give instructions

Lexicon:

  • Vocabulary related to procedures, bureaucracy, asking for and offering help
  • Expressions to excuse yourself