A cover letter

Look at the cover letter and do the exercises to improve your writing skills. 

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise first. Then read the text and do the other exercises.

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Discussion

Do students at your school do work experience? What company or organisation would you like to do work experience in? What do you think are the main advantages of work experience?

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Submitted by lucalvesilva on Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:15

It's pretty common in Brazil that students start to work throughout the high school for financial needs. The main advantages of a work experience when you're younger is that you can develop important soft skills, like dealing with conflicts, flexibility. During the high school I didn't have the necessity to start working, so I focused on the university process.

Submitted by Rhylan on Thu, 04/21/2022 - 18:38

Some of my classmates have a work experience. For example two of them are working in store which is them family bussines. They work only in weekends. I would like to work in hospital, because I love to help people. But this is one of the reasons. Second reason is that I want to study medicine in university. This is my dream. I think this kind of work experience would be help me with my career.

Submitted by Ali974 on Tue, 09/28/2021 - 13:00

My expectations on my future work placement are : to acquire skills, to have good working conditions and to work in a friendly team. But organizations don't want inexperienced staff. I would like to work abroad to improve my language skills. A young interm can bring new ideas and new ways of working to a company.

Submitted by Ali974 on Tue, 09/28/2021 - 12:04

This course by the British Council was interesting because I have learnt new words. At my school, first students have no experience but after an internship of 1 month they know more about working. The company I would like to work in is Treyarch because I love video games. I think the main advantage of work experience is to get skills and expertise.

Submitted by TheNewGuy on Mon, 07/26/2021 - 10:13

My school doesn’t really make anyone do work experience except at the end of the 1st year of high school. I think it’s because minors don’t really do work experience in Korea. My work experience was in a chamber of commerce, but I would have preferred to go to a software development company. I think that if I had gotten the work experience I wanted, I would be able to decide if that job was for me or not.

Submitted by Msharymnn on Fri, 01/01/2021 - 21:51

My school doesn’t give work exprince that’s why students can’t do the work exprince or Ithink they’d love to and I think everyone would sign up if we’d have I’d like to work for flight company I wany to be a piolt the main adventges of work expriences is the talent and if you want to you will sure get it
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Submitted by Giovannichoi on Tue, 07/07/2020 - 03:19

Um.. we don't go work experience, except some career educations. In our school, the parents of this school's students make ppt and do presentation it to us. It's like this: My mother makes ppt in home- She comes to my school- She talk about her career (soprano). This is the way which we learn about the jobs. But I think the work experience like volunteer work is very important to us and needed by us, because a thousand hearings are not worth one seeing and experience!!!!!
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Submitted by Jocher on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 15:42

I do not have work experience, but I thought about it, and sow the day I think where to get settled. Work experience helps us to better understand our profession and having experience is easier to find work.

Submitted by TimaLezgin on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 15:40

My classmate named Islam has a good experience, and having such a friend you can find out any question about profession. It is very easy for him to find a job, I am glad that I have such a friend.
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