Writing a job application
This Revision Bite will give you practice in writing Gaelic. In this subsection, we’ll look at questions where you are asked to write Job Applications.
You have been asked to provide general information about yourself for a part-time job with a local supermarket. You should write in sentences and paragraphs and use the following outline.
In your CV or Personal Statement you may include:
the school you go to
the subjects you are doing
what your favourite subjects are, and why
your pastimes, and why you like doing them
what you did for your work-experience and whether you enjoyed it
what you hope to do after you leave school
any other relevant information
A good piece of writing should contain roughly seven paragraphs. A good rule of thumb is to include one (or two) of the details suggested in the question as individual paragraphs.
Your paragraphs may follow the details suggested. For example:
Paragraph 1 can consist of the first two bullet points: name, age and school you attend.
Paragraph 2 can cover subjects you are doing in school.
Paragraph 3 can contain your favourite subjects and why you like them.
Paragraph 4 can talk about your pastimes and why you like them.
Paragraph 5 can describe what you did for work experience and whether you enjoyed it.
Paragraph 6 can describe what you hope to do after you leave school.
Paragraph 7 can talk about anything else you may wish to include or it can be your closing paragraph.
Remember that the beginning and close of a piece of writing are very important. These two parts create a positive impression, if they are done well.
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