22 Interview Etiquette

On this page you will do the following:

  • Practise or learn new vocabulary.
  • Complete a listening activity.
  • Complete a dictation activity.

On the last few pages, you focused on body language during an interview. Now, you will learn more about general interview etiquette. Etiquette is rules for polite behaviour for specific situations. What is or isn’t good to do at a job interview? What should you wear to a job interview? Can you smoke during a job interview? 

Most people are nervous about interviews. This is normal. If you know what to do, it helps you relax

Let’s continue to learn about interview etiquette!


Working with Others Tip

You will work with people with different backgrounds and genders. Anyone could be your boss. Decide how you will work respectfully with everyone.


A. Review Vocabulary

Do the activity below to learn or review some vocabulary you will hear and use. There are two questions.


B. Analyze a Video

  1. Watch the video below. Listen carefully to the interview.
  2. Answer the six questions that follow.

C. Focused Listening

You are going to practise your listening skills in this activity. You will hear seven interview etiquette sentences. These sentences tell you what to do and what not to do during an interview.


One More Tip!

Employers want to see you take initiative. Try to solve some problems on your own. Do tasks because they need to be done. Don’t always wait until someone tells you to do them.

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