Being Your Own Boss


What do your students think are the Pros and Cons of Being Your Own Boss? Working for yourself seems rewarding, but there are also many pressures involved. Let your students discuss both sides of this coin!

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Difficulty: CEFR B2-C1 / IELTS 5.0-8.0 / BULATS 60-89 / TOEFL 87-120

Target Student Age: 16+

This presentation was tested in a 55-minute class.

Opening Discussion Question:

Most people dream of marching into their manager’s office and quitting. They dream of opening their own business, working the hours that they choose, making their own rules and becoming rich.

But statistics show that 70-90% of start-ups fail, and most of those entrepreneurs end up working for others again.

Considering the above information, what do you think are the pros and cons of being your own boss?

This presentation includes:

  • 1 vocabulary introduction slide
  • 1 opening discussion
  • 5 opening discussion questions
  • 2 activities
  • 3 difficult choices
  • 3 statistics for discussion


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