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Job Interviewing - Basic Job Interviewing Skills for ESL

Basic job interviewing skills and resources for English language learners. Resources include guides to job interviewing, appropriate responses, key vocabulary, resume and cover letter writing.

Job Interview Vocabulary
This final section provides a list of appropriate vocabulary for use in your cover lover, resume and during the interview. The focus is on using verbs to express responsibilities and tasks performed and adjectives for describing your skills.

Cover Letter - Successful Job Application Letters
The cover letter should always be included when sending your resume or CV for a possible job interview. Here is an outline to writing a successful cover letter. Included are examples of well-writen cover letters and useful language formulas.

How to Write a Resume
Writing a Resume - curriculum vitae or CV - in English can be quite different than in your native tongue. This "how to" helps you develop a standard English resume.

Finding the Right Job
Understanding your potential employer can help you get the job you are looking for. This feature focuses on developing interviewing skills that will help you prepare for a job interview in an English speaking country.

Writing Your Resume
Writing a successful resume depends on many factors. Here is a simple guide to the basics of writing a good resume including an example resume.

Interview Basics
Congratulations! Your cover letter and resume have made a good impression and the employer has called you in for an interview. Now it's time to make sure that you also have the right type of English for that job interview.

Writing a Cover Letter
The cover letter should always be included when sending your resume or CV for a possible job interview. This letter of application serves the purpose or introducing you and asking for an interview. Here is an outline to writing a successful cover letter.

Job Interviewing Example
Guide to job interviewing using a listening comprehension and introductory explanatory text of what's most important during a job interview.

Job Interview Lesson for ESL
This job interview lesson helps students begin to prepare for job interviewing by asking students to focus on their skills and practice job interviews in class.

Practicing Job Interviews
English for Specific Purposes lesson plan focusing on helping students help each other to practice job interviewing techniques in the classroom. Printable materials are included in the lesson plan, as well as step by step instructions to help students improve their job interviewing skills.

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