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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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Pre-intermediate: A2

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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.

Good day everybody,
We have to get experience

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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