How Does Your Company Benefits Package Stack Up?

How Does Your Company Benefits Package Stack Up?

One great way employers can prevent their best employees from jumping ship is to offer a good benefits package.

Heading the list of must-have benefits is medical insurance, but many job applicants also demand a stock option plan, disability insurance and more.

Are you satisfied with your benefit’s package? Take this ESL conversation lesson and find out!

Part I: Let’s Chat About the Photo

Company Benefits 1

1. Where is this woman?

2. What do you think is inside her cup?

3. Do you think she’s enjoying herself?

4. Do you think she’s paying for this service herself?

5. Are you eligible for company benefits?

Part II: Take the Survey and Talk About It

1. Does your company have an employee drug coverage plan? What’s the coverage?

Yes
No

2. Does your company pay for employee dental benefits? What’s the coverage?

Yes
No

3. Does your company have an employee vision plan? What’s the coverage?

Yes
No

4. Does your company have a short term/longer term disability coverage? How long?

Yes
No

5. Does your company have a retirement savings plan? How much does the company match?

Yes
No

6. Does your company have a tuition reimbursement plan? What courses qualify?

Yes
No

7. Does your company have an employee referral plan? How much is the pay out?

Yes
No

8. Does your company have children’s education plan? Describe it.

Yes
No

9. Does your company offer life insurance coverage? How much?

Yes
No

10. What other benefits would you like your company to offer employees?

Yes
No

Part III: Share Your Opinions

Company Benefits 2

Discuss the Photo

1. Where do you think this woman is?

2. Why is she looking up up?

3. Do you notice anything unique about her hand/pen?

More Discussion

4. What kinds of ‘mandatory’ company training have you taken?

5. What types of company funded university or online courses have you taken?

6. What business courses would you like to take and would your company pay for them?

7. Should employers give every employee the chance to take time off to study abroad?

8. Where would you like to study abroad?

9. If an employee quits should he/she be responsible for paying back the company for his/her overseas education?

10. Should companies be responsible for paying employees’ kids college education?

11. In order to move up the corporate ladder what knowledge, skills or experience do you still need to develop?

12. Do you think you’re in a ‘career’ job?

Did you enjoy this ESL Lesson? 

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