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

Professionals Podcasts - Advice on writing CVs

Instructions

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.

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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.

Example 
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.

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Hello kenop76,

Thank you very much for your lovely comment!  It's great to hear that we're helping people with their English!

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Hello everybody! Nice to meet you here!

I am so glad having a great opportunity to build up my language skills in Business English. First of all, I really enjoy it. Secondly, I need it in order to work my way up the career ladder.

Dear Kirk, I faced some problems while doing online tasks. Would you please help me in solving them. Actually, there is no problem in tasks. I am just wondering, where I can find correct answers for Task 3, as I am not good with prepositions.

Thank you in advance.

Hi AJnelly,

Welcome to LearnEnglish! We're glad that you've joined us!

You can see the correct answers by clicking on the Finish button (just to the right of the red Check Answers button). By the way, there's another short exercise on our Adjectives & Prepositions page.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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