Phrases and vocabulary In a job you… WORK a 9-5 job shifts overtime at weekends long hours under pressure with a team at my own pace GET paid well low wages promoted MEET tight deadlines interesting people VISIT various places exotic destinations
A LETTER OF APPLICATION REASONS FOR WRITING OPENING REMARKS I am writing to apply for the position of…which I saw advertised in … on… The position of… in your company is really interesting and I want to apply I am writing in response to your advertisement which appeared in … advertising for… PERSONAL INFORMATION Age … Studying at… … Pursing a degree in … I am fluent in … WORK EXPERIENCE In Present Perfect Tense “ I have had a part-time job…” “ I have worked as (delivery man)” PERSONAL QUALITIES “ I’m polite and reliable…” “ I am always punctual and…”
CLOSING REMARKS I am available for an interview anytime. I look forward to your reply / I look forward to hearing for you I thank you very much for considering my application / May I thank you in advance for considering my application / Yours sincerely.
A: Good morning, Harwich hospital. How may I help you?
B: Hello, I have an appointment with Dr Martin at 11 o´clock tomorrow morning.
A: Who’s calling, please?
B: It’s Anna Welsh .
A: Ah, yes, Miss Welsh. Is there a problem?
B: Well, unfortunately I won´t be able to come tomorrow as I live out of town and I´ve been cut off by last night´s sudden snowstorm. Could I possibly have another appointment for the same time next week when the weather will hopefully be better?
A: One moment, please. I´ll just check. Yes, that´ll be fine.
B: Thank you very much.
A: You´re welcome. I´ll inform Dr Martin of the change. Thank you for calling.