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Advice on writing CVs

Listen to an interview with a recruitment expert, who talks about his experience of reading CVs and offers some good advice on writing them.

Do the Preparation task first. Then listen to the audio. Next go to each Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the transcript at any time.

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Weak forms are syllable sounds that become unstressed in connected speech and are often then pronounced as a schwa.

In the sentence below the first 'do' is a weak form and the second is stressed.

What do you want to do this evening?

Weak forms are very common in English. Listen carefully and fill in the gaps with the missing words typed out in full.



Language level

Upper intermediate: B2


It's true. But some jobs need to be goodlooking person. For example in my country when you want to be a saleperson you should be beautiful, have a happy face and have a easy way to contact with other people

Hello! In my country it is absolutely necessary to attach a personal photograph. It seems that sometimes is more important how the person look like. Thanks

Hi. I'm from Iran. Here is as the same as there, specially when you are a woman. But the most important things for finding job isn't a good resume!!!

Thanks for this site, is very useful in learning english, and it is good that is for free ;)

Thank you very much. You are giving met plenty of help, and I hope to get better very soon. Thank's