Burnout: one more pandemic (Worksheet for Upper Intermediate+ level)
People tend to work a lot nowadays forgetting about their family, friends, hobbies and even life because their life is work. Workaholics believe that the main objective in life is to achieve the highest level of KPI, write thousands of reports and earn as much money as possible. It is possible to live at such a hectic pace when you are young and ambitious.
But in some period of time, they realize that they are just a small part of the system which can digest them and spew out when they are unable to perform the tasks. Disappointment, insomnia, fatigue are the first symptoms of workplace burnout that can even sometimes lead to psychological disorders.
This worksheet will help your students learn more about such a trend as workplace burnout, they will expand their vocabulary on this topic, develop their listening and reading skills and, of course, they will practise speaking for fluency.
Level: Upper Intermediate+
Time: 50 mins
Lesson type: Listening, Speaking
Number of students: 3-8