Although the US economy is, according to economists, on the road to recovery, many young people still find themselves unable to secure a job. This article looks at some reasons why today's youth are having a hard time breaking into the job market.
This lesson is appropriate for adult English language learners at the advanced level, but is adaptable for upper-intermediate learners. It has a discussion phase, vocabulary study phase, a reading/listening passage followed by reading/listening comprehension questions, and finally some role-play activities. I have used it in individual and large group settings, and found it to be a very flexible and useful resource.