November Writing: LoM & UL 1 (EFL: job-application letters)

  • Use varied tenses: how many tenses (including modals) can you use?
    List them.
  • No contractions (except CV)

Remember to…

  • —mention where you found the info of the job opening. The mention to the CV/résumé attached is usually next, but it’s OK if you include it at the end.
  • With reference to your advertisement for POSITION/POST (puesto) in NAME OF PAPER on DATE, I enclose my CV/résumé.
  • I am writing in response to your advertisement in today’s/yesterdays edition of NAME OF PAPER concerning possible work for NAME OF COMPANY / in …
  • o   I am writing in reply to your work offer as advertised on NAME OF WEBSITE
  • I am writing in reply to your advertisement on the WHATEVER.COM website on DATE for POSITION/POST. My CV is attached for your consideration.
  • — mention you are available for interview and give your contact information.
  • — say thank you just before the Yours… and both of these in new paragraphs.

About names of places:

  • Language School – more formal: [Official/Public/State-run] School of Languages—
  • Málaga University – more formal: University of Málaga

About your university studies:

  • — I took my masters degree in … at the University of ….
  • — I received my degree in … from the University of ….
  • — I graduated in … from Málaga University.I received / earned / attained a [master’s] degree [in …] after studying in/at the University of Málaga.
  • I received / earned / attained a [master’s] degree [in …] after attending the University of Málaga.I received / earned / attained a [master’s] degree [in …] after graduating from the University of Málaga.

About English at Spanish EOI:

  • — I am in the process of obtaining my CEFR B1 certificate in English, which credits an Intermediate level in English.
  • — I am fluent in spoken and written English at the Upper Intermediate level (CEFR B2).

About the Spanish CAP course:

  • — I am also qualified to work as a teacher.
  • — I am also qualified to work as a teacher because I received my Spanish CAP certificate in 2010.
  • — Having attained my Spanish CAP certificate, I am also qualified to work as a teacher.

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