When companies ask you to send them your CV or resumé, they usually want you to write a cover letter as well, explaining who you are, and why you are applying for the job.
Oral peer work: Look at the nouns below. They describe skills required or expected at work. Do you know what they mean?
What other adjectives do you remember from Stage 1?Can you turn these nouns into adjectives? Choose the ones that describe you best.
Now look at these examples of cover letters:
In some jobs you may be asked to write a letter of application instead of a cover letter.
APPLICATION LETTER VS COVER LETTER
There are subtle differences between application letters and cover letters. However, the terms cover and application are sometimes used interchangeably. An application letter is often intended to stand on its own, whereas a cover letter generally can't be the applicant's only document submitted to express interest in a job opening.
If you want to see an example of a letter of application click here:
Group project: using the tips and model you have seen, write your candidate´s cover letter for an imaginary job they may like.