Session 6 – False Friends Group Activity (February 9)
In Breakout Rooms Read through the text and identify the mistakes:
My first day at work
I remember me when I first started at the company, my first day was very strange! For three years ago I applied for a job here – it was very convenient because the company is in the near of my house. I felt myself really happy because before I had been working in Stuttgart and needed over an hour to drive to work every day.
On the first day I decided I would go in the bus to work. I had to wear a special dress for day one to impress my boss and new colleagues, so I left at 7.30 a.m. A strange man got on the bus two stops after me – he looked like very nervous and stressed. He showed his ticket tot he driver, but the driver told him it wasn’t guilty for the journey. The man shouted angry at the driver. I don’t know why, but I felt sorry for him. I looked to see if I would have enough money to pay for his ticket, and I did.
The man came and sat next down to me. He said ‚thank you’ and said he was very interesting in where I worked. I told him I worked at company Franzl in Laipheim. He said ‚Then let’s meet us at the cafeteria in the morning break and I can give you your money back – I work at Franzl too!’. He was one of my new colleagues….