New Cutting Edge Intermediate Module 5
Choose one of the jobs below and give a one or two minute presentation saying why they should give you that job (you can make up as much as you like). One other person in your group will then do a similar presentation for the same job, and the other person or people will choose which person will be employed.
Shop assistant Bouncer
Nanny Au pair
Babysitter Office worker
MP/ senator Vet
Kitchen hand Cycle courier
Bell boy/ porter Chambermaid
Estate agent (= Real estate agent = Realtor)
Private detective Care worker
Television presenter Thatcher
Busker/ street performer Fishmonger
Priest Data entry clerk
Caretaker (= Janitor)
What information could you include in such a presentation?
Which of that information would you include in a written job application?
Which of that information would go in your CV (= curriculum vitae = résumé), and which would go in the cover letter (= job application letter)?
Check the example cover letter on page 56. Which information does it have in it? Do you think it is a good example of a typical cover letter?
PDF version for easy printing: GiveMeAJobMiniPresentations