Katherine wants to change her career. She is interested in going to law school. What kind of career change would you make if you could? What are your career goals for the future? What is your dream job?
In the Culture Clip, many immigrants talk about how they have adjusted to life in the US. What adjustments have you had to make? The immigrants also talk about how their lives have changed (jobs, language, culture). How has your life changed in the US? Many of the immigrants in the interview plan to stay in the US. Do you plan to stay in the US or do you want to return to your country?
Jamal explains to his wife that being a handyman makes him feel like less of a man. What do you think about his statement? Does your job define you?
The man at the record company says dropping out of college was the only decision he ever regretted because he gave up the chance to find out what else he was capable of. What does he mean by this? How does education help you learn about yourself? What other things have or can help you grow as a person?
Jess tells Mr. Brashov to spend more time on "the important stuff". How can you prioritize what's important?
Write about your plans using different ways to talk about the future, from least sure to most sure
Make a plan to achieve your career goals. Maybe it's going to school or changing careers. Write about how you will accomplish your goals.