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


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I am going to fly for UK for the university's September intake 2012, these sort of information are improving my listening skills effectively.

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Hi Learn English team , Hi Friends ;
Good podcast ,
Remember ! keep it short ,Simple ,and relevant .
if not your CV is going automatically into the bin .
Thanks for the advice :)

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can you explain what the meaning of " sound of paper unfolding"

Very useful...not only for English exercise, but also and firstly in the creation of my cv!

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The content is verry useful.
Would you mind explaining clearly the phrase "just leafing through it". What is that mean? Thanks!

It means that he turned the pages without reading