Apply Yourself: English for Job Search Success

Apply Yourself: English for Job Search Success

By: Elizabeth Chafcouloff (author), Lynn Levey (author), Lisa Johnson (author)Paperback

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Apply Yourself: English for Job Search Success, by Lisa Johnson, Lynn Levey, and Elizabeth Chafcouloff, is an in-depth, comprehensive bvgapproach to the job search process. Apply yourself thoroughly prepares students for the challenges they will face in the job market. Features *Integrates the language, skills, and cultural concepts students need to compete in the U.S. job market. *Focuses on current issues of the job search including short- and long-term goals, networking, and transferable skills. *Includes Job Culture Notes that increase students' cross-cultural awareness. *Offers listening selections on audiocassette that focus on real job-search situations, including telephone inquiries, networking, and interviewing. *Provides communicative, interactive activities such as pair and group work, games, role plays, and problem-solving tasks that give extra practice and reinforcement of language and skills required for the job search.

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Contents

Introduction Game Instructions Unit 1 Getting Ready for Your Job Search What Do You Think? Your Job Goal Before You Look for a Job Personal Qualities Job Duties Work Skills and Life Skills Transferable Skills Your Job Search How You Can Find a Job Unit 2 Starting Your Job Search What Do You Think? Walking In: Talking to a Receptionist or Another Employee Walking In: Talking to a Manager Want Ads Job Announcements Networking Networking: Follow-Up Unit 3 Calling about a Job: Leaving a Message What Do You Think? Leaving a Message on an Answering Machine or Voice Mail Your Answering Machine or Voice Mail Message Introducing Yourself to a Receptionist Leaving a Message with a Receptionist Unit 4 Calling about a Job: Talking to a Manager What Do You Think? Introducing Yourself to a Manager Telling a Manager More about Yourself Getting Information from a Manager Unit 5 Filling Out Job Applications: Personal Information and Position Desired What Do You Think? An Introduction to Job Application Personal Information Position Desired Unit 6 Filling Out Job Applications: Work History, Education, and References What Do You Think? Work History Education References Contacting Your References Writing a Resume Writing a Cover Letter Envelopes Unit 7 Interviewing: Getting Started What Do You Think? Preparing for an Interview Introducing Yourself Basic Interview Questions Unit 8 Interviewing: Finishing Strong What Do You Think? In-Depth Interview Questions Telling an Interviewer about Yourself Telling an Interviewer about Your Experience Telling an Interviewer about Your Strengths Telling an Interviewer about Your Weaknesses Telling an Interviewer about Your Career Goals Closing the Interview: The Questions You Ask Closing the Interview: Saying Goodbye Follow-Up: Thank-You Letter Follow-Up: Telephone Call Appendixes Information Gap Exercises The Alphabet Tapescript

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/02/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780201876840
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780201876840
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0201876841

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