English Lesson Two

Subject: English

Resource type: Lesson

Skills: Listening, Speaking

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Let Your CV Do the Talking: In this activity, students review the CVs Hawk UK have received based on their great work in the previous lesson. Decide who the Hawk team should invite to interview, and why. Access our comprehensive resource package, including detailed teacher notes, PowerPoint, student worksheet and answer sheet. Adapt to your classroom’s needs for a dynamic learning experience.


The HR team at Hawk UK have been overwhelmed by the amount of applicants they have received for the digital marketing apprenticeship role. Addie, along with the hiring manager, Hamish, is now involved in reviewing the applications. They have one final interview place available.

Learning Aim

To speak confidently and effectively within a class discussion.

Skills Builder Links

Listening step 7
I show I am listening by using open questions to deepen my understanding.

Speaking step 6
I speak effectively by using appropriate tone, expression and gesture.

Curriculum Table

England: The national curriculum (England)Spoken English
Pupils should be taught to speak confidently, audibly and effectively, including through working effectively in groups of different sizes and taking on required roles, including leading and managing discussions, involving others productively, reviewing and summarising, and contributing to meeting goals/deadlines.
Scotland: The National 5 Business ManagementPerformance – spoken language
Employs detailed and relevant ideas and/or information using a structure appropriate to purpose and audience.
Wales: WJEC GCSE in business specificationOracy Skills
Respond constructively and critically to a wide range of written and digital/dynamic texts, making effective contributions, using creative approaches to exploring issues, solving problems and developing ideas.