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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #60496: Résumé and cover letter - Vocabulary
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    Résumé and cover letter - Vocabulary

    Civil status

    Ñame + first name

    Sex (female – male)

    Date of birth



    Education and training

    Professional experience



    Extracurricular activities

    Additional information




    A career / A line of work

    A trade / job

    Work experience

    To be responsible for…, in charge of…

    To reach the position of …

    Temporary work

    To work part-time

    To work half-time

    Full time work

    Summer job

    Odd jobs

    Training session


    Personal training

    Economic lay off




    To apply for a job

    Recruitement interview

    To fit the job

    An applicant

    An application

    To be experienced

    Skills (level of proficiency)

    My expectations



    Experience (strong … in)

    Be familiar with

    To show ability / to be able to

    Make decisions

    To be reliable

    Motivated (strongly  ...)

    To show initiative

    To commit oneself to…

    A keen interest in

    To be willing to travel

    To be able to relate well with people

    Good skills at English both written and oral

    Good knowledge of English


    Salary / wages

    Present salary  (par an)





    A manager

    An employer

    An executive

    A supervisor

    An employee

    A temporary worker/employee

    A worker / a blue-collar

    A trainee


    Dear Sir or Madam 

    To Whom It May Concern …


    I am writing to you about your advertisement.

    I am writing to you to apply for the position of....

    I am writing to you in reference to your advertisement.

    As indicated in your advertisement…

    Your advertisement in (source) for the position of ( job) sparked my interest.

    I have worked as a ... 

    In my current position I have worked … developed... created …

    I would define myself as a …..

    I believe it is time for me to move to another company / department ... like yours

    I believe my qualifications would match your requirements.

    I am available for an interview.

    Please find my résumé enclosed.

    I am sending my résumé as an attachment.

    I am looking forward to hearing from you soon. / sincerely yours; yours faithfully. / …

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    Dear Sir or Madam,

    Your in 'The Time news' for the as a teacher sparked my interest.

    Please find the details of my for the position in the enclosed and let me briefly explain how I can contribute to your department.

    With over 15 years of in teaching English and French in Paris, Norwich and Inverness, I believe my qualifications would match your . In my position I manage a team whose main purpose is to find the best way to teach different languages to young pupils. My and the students' parents have recognized that I have found an easy method which develops my students' skills.

    I would myself as serious and dynamic, I am able to well to people and believe it is time for me to move to a university like yours in order to pursue my teaching career and to bring my best to your students.

    If you are or if you have any questions I am for a recruitment . I thank you for taking the time to my résumé and I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.

    Yours faithfully.

    Bridget Smith.

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