An invitation to a job interview

Read an email invitation to a job interview to practise and improve your reading skills. 

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

Reading text

To: Grace Yang
Date: 6 September
Subject: Invitation to job interview

Dear Grace,

Thank you for your application for the position of sales manager.

We would like to invite you for an interview at 10 a.m. on Monday 21 September at our offices at The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London.

You will meet with our head of sales, Susan Park, and the interview will last for about 45 minutes. During this time, you will have the opportunity to find out more about the position and learn more about our company.

Please bring your CV and references to the interview. You will also need to show a form of ID at reception to receive a visitor's pass. Please ask for me as soon as you arrive.

If you have any questions or if you wish to reschedule, please call me on 555-1234 or email me by 12 September.

I look forward to meeting you.

Best regards,

Anna Green
Human Resources Assistant

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A2 English level (pre-intermediate)

Submitted by psntomsk on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 19:01


I was looking for information about company, read a lot about my new position and tried to sleep well.

Submitted by Illia Naydenov on Wed, 31/08/2022 - 12:38


I have to prepare CV, ID and answer for a question "Imagine - you're a cent coin and you're at the bottom of the blender"

Submitted by bashair alsyali on Sun, 28/08/2022 - 15:53


I will search for company and position information, and I will Prepare for the expected questions and I will be more confident and honest, I'll be smiling, And ask how long to respond, I will wear clean, good-looking clothes and I will bring my ID, CV, references

Submitted by BW on Fri, 19/08/2022 - 15:56


It is good to improving reading skills.

Submitted by Noval on Wed, 10/08/2022 - 16:34


i will search some information about interviews and the prepare it

Submitted by KIM SAE NA on Mon, 25/07/2022 - 15:51


I can improve my English reading skill here.

Submitted by hamodihamodi on Tue, 19/07/2022 - 04:11


By having good knowledge about the company I applied to, and have some of the soft skills like good body language, good communication, etc.

Submitted by jyoti Chaudhary on Sat, 28/05/2022 - 12:21


How can you prepare for a job interview?

I prepare for a job interview like this when I select the interview. first I prepare my cv and I dress up properly with need and clean. I took all my documents related to my past experience and my education profile before going to the office.

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Sun, 17/04/2022 - 10:56


For me as UX Designer, the more important thing, I need to have good communication skills and good portfolio to show my work.

Submitted by ClaraKhin on Sun, 26/12/2021 - 10:35


First and foremost, I choose and decide what to wear because the visual impression is important when we meet someone for the first time. Then, boost the knowledge concern with the job position I had applied. Explore about the mission and vision of the company. Then, plan how to behave and how to talk properly.

Submitted by ANOUAR on Wed, 24/11/2021 - 08:50


First you need to have knowledge and skills about the job that you want to apply for.
Seconde, you must wear a good looking clothes and be smily
Finally, you must be confidence and and nothing build it like practice

Submitted by Momocompanyman on Sat, 16/10/2021 - 15:11


I write a good CV and a relevant cover letter for my job interview.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Sat, 16/10/2021 - 14:11


When I prepare for job interview, I focus on our confidence, knowledge and frequently asked questions in interview. I well dressed up.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Sat, 16/10/2021 - 12:50


i need to prepare my CV and a good spirit for the job interview

Submitted by Levine on Wed, 13/10/2021 - 13:02


Before a job interview happened, i'll review my knowledge about this job and i will go to sleep sooner.

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Submitted by PuenteD on Thu, 12/08/2021 - 19:45

For a interview job I prepare hard. For example, I read the rules or evaluation criteria. Then I try to organize every document and practice in the mirror visualizing the moment.

Submitted by Saoud on Sun, 04/07/2021 - 05:34

Good day everybody, We have to get experience

Submitted by Veronikka on Sat, 05/06/2021 - 22:42

When I have a job interview, I do these things: 1. I update my CV 2. If I'm with job now, I inform to my current boss that I'll participate in a job interview. 3. I search in Google about the company and take a notes about the core aspects such us mission, values, etc. 4. I watch recordings of how to face a job interview.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Sat, 08/05/2021 - 07:39

Firstly I make CV. Prepare reference letter to company then I try know more about my job in company . I search information about company and its regulations. I take help company's staff. I prepare some common questions and predict questions ask by interviewer.

Submitted by Andrea Valencia on Wed, 14/04/2021 - 23:17

I can make a CV and learn about the job position.

Submitted by Venequin on Mon, 05/04/2021 - 19:57

Put all the confident on myself since I Wake up, training possibles answers and practice in the mirror the way I would talk and above all hope that the questions technically be easy.

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Sun, 04/04/2021 - 03:06

I decided to change my work, so soon I will renew my CV, and will to prepare for interview. I will do a list with common questions and will answer to this questions. Also before go to interview, I lear more about company and persons which I will have interview with.

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Fri, 19/03/2021 - 02:18

I usually prepare my CV for an interview. searching about the company is good idea to show them how much I want to work for the company. I also prepare some answers for interview predicting what they would ask. however in an interview,I get so nervous that I forget the answer.

Submitted by Sara Kalafat on Fri, 29/01/2021 - 14:16

They used to call us by phone and provide us with time and place of interview

Submitted by German on Tue, 26/01/2021 - 01:39

I like to prepare for a job intervie first reading about the company, then checking my CV to review if the information is pertinent for the job

Submitted by abirgo on Thu, 14/01/2021 - 12:20

For a good preparation for the job interview, the candidates should have a good apparences, bring CV and references to the interview, arrive little bit early so try to not be late. Another important point is that the candidate should be self-confident when he presents himself for manger

Submitted by Rabia Syed on Thu, 31/12/2020 - 14:43

I Have No interview Because I am Student. Once A time I had interview in school as a primary teacher. The school principal asked me to bring my CV, And ID.

Submitted by Frank_7 on Wed, 09/12/2020 - 19:32

I have never had an invitation experience for a job interview since I am a student, but, in that case, what I would do would be to bring my CV, my identification and my references (as mentioned in the text), but I would practice with a familiar to be prepared and sure of what I am going to say.

Submitted by Thinthinmyoe on Tue, 08/12/2020 - 10:21

Firstly, I should really know about information of the company which l want to work there.I should know whether the position is suitable with my qualifications or not. I should save and prepare all the documents essential for the interview.I should relax and believe I can do well.

Submitted by Emma_Torres175 on Mon, 07/12/2020 - 14:23

The first thing I would do is look up information on a company and see if I'm interested or not. Then, prepare me with all the requirements that they request. Finally, I must arrive early for the interview and orderly.

Submitted by Augusto Hidalgo on Mon, 07/12/2020 - 13:57

How can you prepare for a job interview? First, creating a script preparing all your experience and why you are the indicated for this job? Second, being gently with the people. Finally, Show your documents.

Submitted by Ehsan on Tue, 17/11/2020 - 08:24

First, I search about the company and the job which I want to go for the interview. then I prepare all of the documents they want. I eat well and I sleep enough before the interview. I do meditation. I wear suitable clothes. Finally, I try to be at the place of the interview 10 minutes early.
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Submitted by Ana Luisa Sanc… on Fri, 06/11/2020 - 00:15

I need to know what is the role tha I have been postulated, and I do a research about the company, their politics and principls. I prepare my CV and my speach about my strenght points and how can I apport if I am elected.

Submitted by Pola on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 18:07

Some points to follow for succeed your an opportunity: Firstly, you must collect information as possible as for about a company policy, product and its size in the market whether inside or outside a country Secondly, you should make a presentation for your plans and suggestions for what's you offer to the company to bigger it in the market. Thirdly, you have to a good appearance (eg; shine shoe, nice suit and tie cravat) Fourthly, it's important to read more about body language is learn you, how is suppose to be in the interview ?

Submitted by Asni on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 21:41

I've never had the chance to experience that, but I think I'd look for information and advice on the Internet, read articles and find out more about other people's experiences. I'd ask people around me, friends and family for advice. And then I'd write a CV that reflects my skills and abilities the best way possible. Afterwards, I'd start preparing for some common and frequent questions that the interviewer might ask. A bit of psychological training is also required for the first few interviews.

Submitted by Moon Wathan on Tue, 13/10/2020 - 10:53

I prepare for the job interview by clothing Myanmar dress and setting my CV form. After that tie my hair tidy and prepare to answer the question that I think and reading about the company that I applied for job.

Submitted by togrul01 on Mon, 12/10/2020 - 21:36

Well, I set up my CV, then I write a motivation letter on the laptop if they need it. I wear my formal clothing (e.g suit) and go to a job interview.

Submitted by habibao.medo on Sun, 11/10/2020 - 10:58

i don't how to prepare for a interview cause i am a student

Submitted by Liz Vásquez on Fri, 09/10/2020 - 21:34

How can you prepare for a job interview? By... 1. Knowing everything you can about the company. 2. Reviewing my skills, qualities, weaknesses and my work experience. 3. Preparing arguments to defend my weaknesses. 4. Saving my CV, my ID, an agenda and pen in my bag 5. And finally preparing my clothes (formal clothes and shoes)

Submitted by Lilly098 on Thu, 08/10/2020 - 23:48

To prepare for a job interview, I firstly study all the history about the company. Secondly, I will learn their work ethic to express how valuable I am to the company. Lastly, I will make some questions to ask upon a job interview. Because I would like to get to know them as many as possible to make sure if the company is perfect fit for my personality.

Submitted by Sarah1809 on Thu, 01/10/2020 - 06:21

To prepare for a job interview I have some experiences. First, I would carefully examine the job description again. It helps me to know what they need for that job. And reading the job description gives me some idea about the questions employer may ask throughout the interview. Second, I research information about the company as much as I can like their products or services, their goal in business...I think it helps me make an impression on the employer. Third, I practice some answers to the most common interview questions. Trying to answer a way that is the most intelligent and natural as I could. Finally, when I go to the interview I wear formal clothes. I make sure I bring my CV, references, ID. And I will try to arrive at the meeting location before the time of the appointment.

Submitted by MS on Mon, 07/09/2020 - 19:28

First of all, i will print y updated cv then i will review it and expected what kind of questions will they ask me and read about the company and the position what the task i will handle it and wear a nice clothes sleep early eat will and try to reduce stress.

Submitted by Roblox on Sun, 06/09/2020 - 16:16

I will wear a nice work dress to make some impressions.

Submitted by Rinaa on Fri, 14/08/2020 - 22:34

First, I need to review my CV and letter motivation, to see if they include all information and if my work experiences are related to the job position that I have applied for. Second, I need to investigate the company and to gather information as much as I can. Third, I should wear a formal outfit and remind my self to sound confident and well informed in the interview.

Submitted by Waleed jan223 on Fri, 14/08/2020 - 12:46

To apply for a new job we must be sure from our CV if it’s how they want.

Submitted by Hussein Alattas on Thu, 06/08/2020 - 19:00

To prepare for a job i do a lot of things, i read about the company like what is their goals in the future, i make sure my CV is good and not long also i search for advice for job interview.

Submitted by AMANI148 on Sat, 01/08/2020 - 17:16

First of all ,I will getting ready before that a day . And prepare my CV ,references and dress up .Then learn how to talk or sit back straight .I try to be confident and smiling .Also I try to make make up simple then wear formal clothes in black or white.I think all of this is an important for a job interview.

Submitted by Nobu1230 on Fri, 24/07/2020 - 00:43

I keep in mind to reply simply and summarize the point as much as possible when I'm answering question. This is because I don't feel lazy talking clever. Of course, First impression is crucial,so I prepare best suit and shoes.and I should keep smiling all time in interview.
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Submitted by Onur on Sat, 18/07/2020 - 18:05

First of all, the first impression is crucial. Therefore, I take a bath, shave, wear my best suit, wear a tie, paint my shoes. I make sure to take my phone, perfume, cv, money and my identity card. I always arrive to the meeting location before the time of the appointment.

Submitted by Bekhruz on Sat, 18/07/2020 - 17:50

I need prepare how to get a new personnel. Because i have my own business.