Category Archives: Unit 4

The successful covering letter

Your CV should be accompanied by a covering letter , and these two items form a package. Your prospective employer wants to know the following things – What job you’re applying for Why you want the job Why you want to … Continue reading

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How to ace a job interview

Not sure how to act in a job interview? Howcast offers you a very funny video explaining what to do to ace a job interview. If you click on the green arrow on top of the screen, you’ll get a … Continue reading

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USED TO, GET USED TO, BE USED TO

 Revise and practise the new language you’ve learnt:USED TO / GET USED TO / BE USED TO   REVISION: USED TO Used to + verb refers to a habit or state in the past. It is used  only in the past simple. … Continue reading

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Asking for and making recommendations

However, this is never true, we trust our friends, colleagues or acquaintances and ask them for advice on what to do, visit or buy when travelling.  And, when we are the travellers, we love making recommendations on what to do … Continue reading

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The world of work

If your application letter was a success (they called you for an interview) and you aced the job interview (you got the job!), now you have to be prepared for what comes afterwards… (click here for the lyrics) (lyrics included … Continue reading

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Considering a job

Do you remember the best job in the world? Have a look at this advertisement: Would you like to apply for this job? Well, I’m afraid it’s too late; the position was covered a year ago by Ben Southall, who … Continue reading

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Discussing with friends

Sooner or later you will get the urge to agree or disagree with something that is being said in English. When having an informal chat, we tend to express our opinion on many different topics. Offering an opinion can be … Continue reading

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