Posted by: a2cristina | November 18, 2018

Business Notes – Cloze test

BUSINESS NOTES

When applying 1) __________ a job in the UK it is usual to have to submit a Curriculum Vitae or CV (also known 2) __________ a resume in the USA). A CV is a personal history of one’s education, professional history and job qualifications with a strong emphasis on specific skills 3) __________ to the position being applied for. When short-listing for suitable interview candidates employers will usually make this decision 4) __________ on the CV and possibly a cover letter.

A cover letter or covering letter is a letter of introduction attached to, or accompanying another document 5) __________ as a curriculum vitae. Cover letters are generally one page at 6) __________ in length, divided into a header, introduction, body, and closing.

Header: Cover letters use standard business letter style, with the sender’s address and other information, the recipient’s contact information, and the date sent after 7) __________ the sender’s or the recipient’s address. The final part of the header is a salutation (e.g., “Dear Hiring Managers”).

Introduction: The introduction briefly states the specific position desired, and is designed to 8) __________ the employer’s immediate interest.

Body: The body highlights or amplifies on material in the resume or job application, and explains 9) __________ the job seeker is interested in the job and would be of value to the employer. Also, matters discussed typically include 10) __________, qualifications, and past experience. If there are any special things to note such as availability date, they may be included as well.

Closing: A closing 11) __________ up the letter, and indicates the next step the applicant expects to take. It may indicate that the applicant intends to contact the employer, although many favor the more indirect approach of simply saying that the applicant will look 12) __________ to hearing from or speaking with the employer. After the closing is a valediction (“Sincerely”), and then a signature line.

 

KEY

 

  1. FOR
  2. AS
  3. RELATED / RELATING
  4. BASED
  5. SUCH
  6. MOST
  7. EITHER
  8. CATCH
  9. WHY
  10. SKILLS
  11. SUMS
  12. FORWARD
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