Task 1 : Internal Meeting
Module 4 Task 1 “Internal Meeting” consists of 6 activities and a real-life task:
Activity 1: Identifying risks and hazards at the workplace
Activity 2: Creating and interpreting a risk assessment template
Activity 3: Familiarizing with the hierarchy of measures
Activity 4: Determining action steps using the hierarchy of measures
Activity 5: Risk management plan of a case scenario
Activity 6: Getting ready for the internal risk assessment meeting
Learning objectives for TASK 1:
TASK 1: Internal meeting to discuss the preparation of a report for the manager on problems and issues detected in the production and lifespan of the product
Learning objectives for TASK 1: Risk Assessment and Management
SKILLS: By the completion of this task, the students will be able to do the following:
● B1-Read through longer texts in the field and gather information and opinion from different texts in order to complete a specific task.
● B1- Follow clearly written instructions or help indications within the engineering field
● B2-Understand a fairly wide range of specific and more complex texts, with the occasional use of a dictionary.
● B1-Write simple connected texts on familiar topics marking relationship between ideas, with reasonable grammatical correctness.
● B1-Make comparisons to help descriptions of situations with reasonable grammatical accuracy.
● B1-Use the passive voice to express ideas that require an impersonal construction or when it is more convenient to stress the thing done than the doer.
● B1-Ask for or give, via e-mails, short simple factual information to colleagues.
● B2-Plan, review, and check pieces of my writing with the help of a dictionary and other refence sources.
● B2-Follow a spontaneous lively conversation between native speakers if they use clear standard language Follow complex lines of an argument.
● B2-Use a variety of strategies to achieve comprehension, including listening for main points and using contextual clues.
● B2- Follow the essentials of professional presentations in their field.
● B1-Control sufficient vocabulary to express the main points without much difficulty.
● B1-Give brief explanations for opinions real or hypothetical plans, and actions.
● B1-Structure a simple talk in a comprehensible way, indicating the beginning and end of each section using cohesive devices, and present it clearly speaking from notes or visual aids.
● B1-Give clear, detailed presentations on the specific subject, expand the significant points and give examples, spontaneously and from notes.
● B1/B2-Explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options
● B1-Exchange points of view and personal opinions in an informal discussion with friends.
● B1-Show agreement or disagreement about what has been said, politely.
● B1-Indicate, maintain and end discourse naturally with effective turn-talking.
● B2-Work in a team exchanging detailed factual information and opinion on the specific field.
● B2-Comment on other’s opinions showing PROs and CONs from the students’ viewpoint
● B2-Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible. I can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views
Verbs concerning safety (e.g. check, measure, monitor, assess, evaluate, etc.),
Verbs that refer to what machines and devices do (run, break, etc.), abbreviations and acronyms (e.g. CE- Conformité Européenne, OSHA- Occupational –Safety and Health Organization),
Vocabulary of meeting requests
● Grammar & Discourse:
Language to describe warnings and health and safety requirements (e.g. modal verbs, imperative statements)
Grammar & discourse structures of meeting requests
PROUNCIATION: Different accents, stressed and unstressed words
Risk assessment template
Internal project meeting
Oral presentation to team members
Extracts from directives, manuals, reports
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE (IC): IC features of occupational health and safety regulations