Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Video: Feeling good about our work

B1, B2, C1

In this talk from TED, behavioural economist Dan Ariely talks about what motivates us to work.  He describes the results of interesting experiments he has conducted to test workplace motivation, and talks about the experiences of people working for different companies. Video time: 20 minutes and 26 seconds. Activity time: 40 minutes to 1 hour




Task:  Look at the worksheet (see the link below). There are some questions to answer (1-3, 6, 11-13) and some illustrations to explain (4-5, 7-10). As you watch the video

- answer the questions
- think about how you would explain the illustrations to somebody who has never seen the video

You can see or print the worksheet here

To check your answers, you can see the complete videoscript here (also available in other languages)

To watch the video, click on the "Play" button above
  Dan Ariely.pdf - Google Drive

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