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Here you’ll find a complete list of questions which you can use for a French conversation class about work or employment. Contact me to practice this lesson on Skype!

  1. Quel a été ton premier travail quand tu étais un enfant? What was your first job when you were a teenager?
  2. As‐tu eu un emploi à temps partiel au lycée? Did you have a par time job when you were in high school?
  3. As-tu eu un emploi à temps partiel quand tu etais à l’université? Did you have a part time job when you were in college?
  4. Décrivis ton poste actuel? Quel est ton titre? Ça fait combien de temps que tu travailles dans ce poste? Describe your current job position. How long have you been in this job?
  5. Comment l’as-tu trouvé? How did you find it?
  6. Quels aspects de ton travail aimes‐tu? Quels aspects est‐ce que tu n’aimes pas? Which aspects of your job do you like? Which aspects to you not like?
  7. Qu’est‐ce que tu as étudié à l’école/à l’université? Travailles‐tu dans ce domaine? What did you study in college? Do you work in the same field?
  8. Décris tes collègues. Aimes‐tu travailler avec ces personnes? Oui ou non et pourquoi? Describe your colleagues. Do you like working with these people?
  9. Décris ton patron? Aimes-tu cette personne? Describe your boss. Describe him or her.
  10. Aimes-tu travailler en équipe? Do you like to work in a team?
  11. Parle‐moi d’une journée typique à ton travail? Que fais‐tu pendant la journée? À quelle heure retournes‐tu à la maison? Tell me about a typical workday. What do you do during the day?What time do you come home?
  12. Comment est-ce que tu te rends au travail? How do you get to work?
  13. Combien d’heures travailles‐tu par jour? Quelles sont tes heures de travail? How many hours do you work per day. What are your work hours?
  14. Travailles‐tu des heures supplémentaires? Est‐ce que ça te déranges de faire des heures supplémentaires? Do you work overtime? Does it bother you to put in extra hours?
  15. Travailles‐tu le weekend? Aimes‐tu travailler le weekend? Do you work on weekends? Does it bother you to work on weekends?
  16. Est-ce que ton employeur t’offre des possibilités d’avancement? Does your company offer possibilities for career advancement?
  17. Assistez‐vous aux réunions au travail? Aimez‐vous participer aux réunions? Do you attend meetings at work? Do you like these meetings?
  18. As‐tu des papiers à faire au travail? Aimes‐tu ce travail? Do you have paperwork? Do you like this work?
  19. Préfères‐tu être le patron/la patronne ou un(e) employé(e)? Do you prefer to be the boss or an employee?
  20. Aimes‐tu diriger une équipe? As‐tu déjà dirigé une équipe? Do you like to lead a team? Have you ever led a team?
  21. Aimes‐tu ton travail actuel? Do you like your current work?
  22. Est‐il important pour toi de gagner beaucoup d’argent pour aimer ton travail? Is it important to earn a lot of money to like your work?
  23. À quel âge veux‐tu prendre la retraite? Qu’aimerais-tu faire pendant la retraite et ou aimerais‐tu habiter? How old do you want to be when you retire? What do you want to do and where do you want to live when you’re retired?
  24. Penses‐tu que ta société est bien géré? Do you think your company is well managed?
  25. As‐tu déjà eu une promotion? Have you ever had a promotion?
  26. Pars-tu en voyages d’affaires? Où vas-tu? Do you do on business trips? Where do you go?
  27. Es-tu membre d’un syndicat? Are you a member of a trade union?
  28. Assistes-tu aux foires commerciales pour ton travail? Do you attend trade shows for your work?
  29. As‐tu un(e) secretaire ou un(e) assistant(e)? Aimes‐tu travailler avec cette personne? Do you have a secretary or assistant? Do you like working this this person?
  30. As‐tu beaucoup ou peu de compétition dans ton travail? Décris tes concurrents. Do you have a lot of or little competition? Describe your competitors.
  31. Préfèrs‐tu travailler à l’interieur ou à l’extérieur? Do you prefer working indoors or outdoors?
  32. Aimerais‐tu changer de carrière? Oui ou non et pourquoi? Would you like to change careers? Why or why not?
  33. Quelle serait ta carrière de rêve? What would be your dream career?
  34. As‐tu besoin de parler le Français ou d’autres langues étrangères pour ton travail? Do you need to speak French or other languages for your work?

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