Skills for Work Book 1: Ready for Work

Author: Anne Vize, Publisher: Phoenix

Skills for Work is a series of four photocopiable teacher resource books to use with:

  • secondary school students who are thinking about leaving school and joining the workforce
  • students in vocational courses
  • young adults already at work but who have low levels of literacy

Each title deals with a comprehensive range of issues which young adults entering the world of work need to deal with, and includes:

  • teacher led activities for use in the classroom
  • case studies for discussion and research based activities
  • photocopiable worksheets focusing on literacy activities related to various elements of daily life in the workplace
  • checklists to help students monitor performance and progress
  • sample documents, for example resume, phone records, application letter, email enquiry


Book 1: Ready for Work Contents

  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: About me
  • Unit 2: Around the house
  • Unit 3: Getting there on time
  • Unit 4: Managing your money
  • Unit 5: Making choices
  • Unit 6: Health
  • Unit 7: Food preparation and nutrition
  • Unit 8: Clothing and presentation
  • Unit 9: Thinking about work
  • Appendix: Sample documents and templates
More Information
Year Level Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12
Date of Publication 2004
ISBN 9781876580728
Subject English
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