E4T gig economy module
1 reading comprehension about the Supreme Court judgement in the Uber case
1 listening comprehension to help you recognise when speakers are ‘hedging’
1 note-taking exercise to help you practise identifying main, secondary, and tertiary information
1 note-taking exercise to ensure you have symbols for key terminology in this area
2 exercises specifically for interpreters with English B
Exposure to British, American, Australian, Nigerian, Kenyan, and South African accents
3 tailor-made practice speeches by different authors, covering essential vocab: delivery drivers, the platform economy, the legal status of gig workers. Subtitles and full transcript are included.
3 carefully selected real-life speeches (with guidance to help you tackle them successfully) on why the gig economy is a scam, threats & opportunities of the gig economy, and the gig economy in Africa: success or failure?
Glossary templates in Excel containing key terminology about the gig economy, miscellaneous vocabulary gathered from all the practice speeches, idiomatic phrases, and a section with basic definitions.
A list of useful resources to expand your knowledge and vocabulary further
Checklists and progress trackers to keep you motivated!