APPLYING FOR A JOB
Exercise # 1
Read the following job
1. Needed: Full time
secretary position available. Applicants should have at least 2 years
experience and be able to type 60 words a minute. No computer skills
required. Apply in person at United Business Ltd., 17 Browning Street,
2. Are you looking
for a part time job? We require 3 part time shop assistants to work
during the evening. No experience required, applicants should between 18
and 26. Call 366 - 76564 for more information.
3. Computer trained
secretaries: Do you have experience working with computers? Would you
like a full time position working in an exciting new company? If your
answer is yes, give us a call at 457-896754
4. Teacher Needed:
Hania's Playschool needs 2 teacher/trainers to help with classes from 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. Applicants should have appropriate licences. For more
information visit Hania's Playschool in Leicester Square
5. Part Time work
available: We are looking for retired adults who would like to work part
time at the weekend. Responsibilities include answering the telephone
and giving customer's information. For more information contact us by
positions open: The University of Bristol is looking for 4 teaching
assistants to help with homework correction. Applicants should have a
degree in one of the following: Political Science, Religion, Economics
or History. Please contact the University of Bristol for more
Which position is best for these people?
Choose ONLY ONE position for each person.
Exercise # 2
Read the following information about
different pen pals.
Which pen pal is best for these people? Choose ONLY ONE pen pal for each
1. Mary, 24 years old,
comes from Scotland and would like to find a pen pal who comes from East
Europe. She likes playing the piano and listening to jazz music. She is
interested in history but does not like discussing politics.
2. Kim Lee, 19 years
old, comes from Seoul, South Korea. Kim loves travelling and hopes to
visit Great Britain in the future. He would like a pen pal who is
interested in discussing the differences between life in Europe and life
in Asia. He loves listening to pop music and playing football in his
3. Pietro, 42 years
old, comes from Argentina. He is a businessman and would like to find a
pen pal who is also a businessperson and lives in North America. He is
married with three children and likes using the Internet in his free
4. Helga, 33 years
old, comes from Germany and speaks French, English and Russian. She
would like a pen pal who is interested in exchanging ideas about
language learning. She does not like using computers for learning and
believes that language learning can only happen in a classroom.
5. Jennifer, 18,
comes from Cardiff in Wales. She is interested in discussing the
political differences between East Europe and the United Kingdom. She
loves riding her horse, Jackie, and listening to jazz music.
6. Alessandro, 25
years old, comes from Rome. He is interested in finding a pen pal who
speaks different languages and can exchange ideas on using the computer
for learning purposes. He likes playing tennis and football in his free
Which pen pal is best for these people? Choose ONLY ONE pen pal for each person.