Job Application Letters

Theme: Empowerment Integration of migrants into labour market.


Title: Job Application Letters.


Developed by: H2 Learning, Ireland.


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Aim: To gain an understanding of how to write a cover letter for a job application.


The level of language knowledge: B2.


Description: When submitting a job application, jobseekers should always include a cover letter (or letter of application) in addition to a CV. In these exercises, you will examine different types of cover letters, reflect upon the content of cover letters and order a jumbled letter into a logical sequence.


The following exercises will help you understand what the core skills are and will help you identify examples of how these skills can be demonstrated.


Learning outcomes: By the end of these exercises you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between two types of application letter.
  • Identify appropriate content for cover letters.
  • Recognise appropriate ways to open and close a letter.
  • recognise a logical order for a cover letter.


Expected duration: 20 minutes.


Task(s): Task 1: Drag each letter/email extract into the correct box.


Task 2: When writing an application or cover letter for an advertised job, what should you always, sometimes, or never do.


Task 3: Put this application letter in the right order.



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