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Business English Exercise | Topic: Cover Letter Vocabulary 1

This exercise is designed to teach you some of the standard words, terms, and expressions used in a cover letter. Hopefully it will help you get the job that you always wanted :)

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. I'm writing ____________________ your advertisement in the Los Angeles Times.
  in response to
  to respond at
  in respond to

2. I'm writing to ____________________ the possibility of employment with your company.
  inquire about
  inquest about

3. I have a ____________________ deal ( = a lot) of experience in (sales, web development, making folk-art, etc.)

4. I'm a ____________________ motivated self-starter.

5. I have been ____________________ ( = formally or informally commended) for my ability to manage others.

6. I would very much like to meet with you ____________________ to discuss this position.
  in person
  for a chat

7. I would very much like to meet with you to discuss this position ____________________.
  in detail
  in details

8. I will call you on Tuesday to arrange a ____________________ meeting.

9. My main area of ____________________ is ( = what I know/do best is) ...

10. As the ____________________ CV/resume illustrates ( = shows) ...

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