Unit 6. Resume and Application

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Unit 6.
Resume and Application
Format of Resume
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1. Date from the present
2. In two columns
3. Leaving space between the two
4. Personal data can be written at the top
of the middle paper
Format (1)
Liu Yanxiu
 Foreign Language Department
 Huazhong Agricultural University
 Shizi Road, Wuhan, Hubei
 P.R. China 430070
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Telephone: (027)87286899
E-mail: [email protected]
Format (2)
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Date
Detailed items
1. Resume
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Main Contents
1. Personal Information
2. Language Level
3. Education
4. Work Experience (Lab Work)
5. Publication
6. Interest and Activities/Hobby
1. Personal Information
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Full Name: Andrew Gustav Schneider
Date of Birth: 10 September, 1964
( February 9, 1990)
Sex/Gender : Male/Female
Nationality:
Australian/Chinese
Marital Status: Single/Married
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Current Address: College of Life Science
Huazhong Agri. Univ.
Wuhan, Hubei 430070
P.R. China
Tel:
(86)027-87281234
2. Education
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Education
2000-2004
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1996-2000
Boston College
Bachelor of Arts English;
Minor in Creative Wring
Majoring in Accounting
University of St. Andrews,
Scotland
Master of Philosophy
3. Language Level
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Language Level
CET – 6
good at writing
able to communicate
in English
4. Work Experience/Employment
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Work Experience
08, 2003 – present
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Taught and conducted
workshops and seminars on
writing
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Instructor
Millsaps College
02, 2002-2003
Writer, editor
Freelance,
5. Publications
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Publications
1998
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1997
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08, 1996
Writing for Work
(Publisher)
Academic Writing
(Publisher)
Writing for Fun
(Publisher/journal)
6. Interest and Activities/Hobby
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Interest and Activities/Hobby
Excellent oral and written communication
skills
Red Cross lifeguard
Reading
Cross culture
Other More
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Awards
Volunteer Experience
Professional Membership
References
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References
Available upon request.
Or, giving names, addresses, e-mails , fax
numbers and telephone numbers )
Application Letter
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1. Layout of Letters
Full-block
Semi-block
Full-block
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1. Begin at the very beginning of the
paper without leaving any space.
2. Leave one line space between
paragraphs.
Example:
Dear Prof. Hwaung,
It is my great pleasure to know that…
…
…
…
I also would like to tell you that…
Semi-block
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Dear Prof. Hwaung,
It is my great pleasure to get your reply….
My purpose of going to study at your university is
to….
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Sincerely yours,
…
Liu Yuping
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Cls: 2
Contents
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1. a. Self Introduction (brief)
b. Sources (where, who)
2. Your plan/purpose
3. Interests
4. Skills and ability
5. Your desire/hope/wish
Example---for employment
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Dear Mr. Hawking,
I was very interested to read your advertisement
in today’s Hubei News for a supervisor of
computer training. As I believed that I have the
appropriate qualifications and experiences you
required, I’am therefore enclosing my curriculum
vitae.
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I’ve been working as a…for three year
during which I took part in the …for which
I was awarded…Prize, which also enables
me to be capable to ….
I am particularly patient in ….
Since I ‘ve work in …for 3 years, I know
the procedures and am skillful in Lab work.
I am a person easily to get along with. I
like working with a team and believe in
the collective spirit in better result.
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It would be my great pleasure if you
could....
It would be appreciated if you could
consider my application.
I sincerely wish that you could take into
account my application and truly believe
that my responsible work experience
will ….
I would be grateful if you could send me….
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Dear Prof. Hawking,
I am a graduate student at the Life
Science College of Huazhong Agricultural
University. I am writing to apply for the….
I am majoring in genetic breeding which
mainly studies…. Through years of
systematic study, I’ve published …
in…. … is the subject which I suppose to
study further, particularly the….
Letter for Invitation
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Contents:
1. the purpose of invitation
2. The conference arrangement
3. The wish for the acceptance
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Dear Prof. Wang,
On behalf of the Huazhong
Agricultural University , I am very pleased
to invite you to attend and chair a session
of the ’07 International Conference on
Rape Breeding to be held in Wuhan, Hubei,
China , from August 22 to August 25, 2007.
You are an internationally acclaimed
scholar and educator. Your participation
will be among the highlights of the
conference.
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We sincerely wish that you can accept
our invitation. As you know , this is….
We enclose a copy of the advance
program of the conference. Please let us
know if you can come and we will send
you the final copy soon.
We are looking forward to your
acceptance.
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We are writing to invite you to attend ….
The conference will be held in….
If you have any queries or require any
assistance, please don’t hesitate to
contact …(address.)
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Considering your expertise in the field of…
If you prefer to come to the symposium,
you local expenses will be covered by the
organizing committee.
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Enclosed you will find ….
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Reply to an invitation
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If coming
I’ve received your letter dated … ,
inviting me to….
I am pleased to accept the invitation and
will send you paper entitled ….
Thank you for your kind invitation and I
am looking forward to….
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If not coming
Much to my regret, I shall not be able to
honor the invitation because…
I feel very sorry to ….
I thank you for your effort in making the
arranging the conference and wish the
conference a complete success.
Assignment
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Write a resume of yourself and hand in
next week. (It is not compulsory)

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