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Lesson 5 Conversation

Conversation and Grammar

How to write a CV.

How do you write a CV_


Have a look at the CV oitline and note the importance of including a profile.


Lesson 5 Grammar : Verbs & Tenses


Lesson 5 Idiomatic: Idiomatic Expressions 5

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HOMEWORK:
1. Write a profile for your CV and present it the following lesson.


2. Grammar Section : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
3. Idiomatic Expressions : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
4. Vocabulary: Learn the Dialogue & Lesson Vocabulary.
5. Do the Lesson Multiple Choice Exercises.

Curriculum Vitae Outline

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I need a CV.
What is important in a CV?

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Curriculum Vitae

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John applies for a job and suddenly realises that he needs a CV for his application.

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I need a CV and I have no idea where to begin.

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I did one last week and Jacob checked it for me.

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Jacob. You mean that nerd?

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Yes, he did.
And when it comes to CV's he's a real expert.

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And? What did he have to say?

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Well, the first thing was that my original CV was far too long. He cut it down to one page. He said that long CV's just get dumped.

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Really? And what other advice did he give you?

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It had to be well structured, no fancy stuff and most important it needed a Profile.

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A Profile? What's that?

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A short paragraph of about two to three sentences right at the top of the CV.
In it briefly current qualifications and studies, experience and what I want.

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Don't you put that in the covering letter?

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You do, but it's important to have it in the CV.
Jacob says when a lot of applications arrive they just skim through them and dump those without a profile.

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Why would they do that?
It's their job.

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Well, I did as I was told and already have an invitation to an interview.

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That's great, congratulations!
Will you help me with my CV?

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Ok. So let's get started with your profile.

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To Do

Write a short profile for your CV.
Have a look at your notes about the required details.

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