V4 formal application letter

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how to: letter of application

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Today's lesson:
  1. question of the day
  2. lesson objectives
  3. instruction + practice:outline letter of application 
  4. introduce and work on task

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Would you rather the world be taken over by robots or by aliens? Explain your answer.

Slide 3 - Open vraag

After this lesson you can:
  • explain the order of a formal letter
  • list elements of a letter of application
  • write your own letter of application

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Layout
Drag the components to the correct place to indicate the layout of a formal letter.

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

receiver's address
Dear Sir/Madam,
Dear Mr Smith,
Dear Ms Render
Yours sincerely, / Yours faithfully, 
your own address
the content of your letter.
Date 
own name,
signature

Slide 6 - Sleepvraag

How do you write the date?
A
15/2/2021
B
February 15, 2021
C
15 February, 2021
D
15/9/2021

Slide 7 - Quizvraag

You are writing a letter to a woman whose last name is Snow. How do you start?
A
Dear Sir/Madam,
B
Dear Miss Snow,
C
Dear Ms Snow,
D
Dear Mrs Snow,

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

Which sentence is a grammatically correct, formal way to end the letter?
A
I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
B
I look forward to hear from you.
C
I am looking forward to hearing from you.
D
I look forward to hearing from you.

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

How do you sign of the letter to Ms Snow?
A
Yours sincerely
B
Yours faithfully
C
Kind regards
D
Greets

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

How do you sign off a letter when you DON'T know the name of the recipient?
A
Yours sincerely
B
Yours faithfully
C
Kind regards
D
Greets

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

Layout - content
Drag the components to the correct place to indicate the layout of a formal letter.

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

asking questions. 
"I wonder if you could tell me more about..."
reason for writing: 
"I'm writing in response to your job vacancy..."
Referring to their job vacancy:
"As you stated in..."  "With regard to..."
Closing expressions / call to action:
"If you require any further information..." "I look forward to..."
expanding on your opening paragraph. Use detials, give context.

Slide 13 - Sleepvraag

I understand how to write a letter of application.
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Slide 14 - Poll

Your turn:
  • in breakout rooms with other applicants
  • write a letter of application: 200-250 words
    (NOT including date, addresses, subject line)
  • remember to respond to specific points of job vacancy 
    (experience, education, what appeals to you)

  • HW: finish the letter for Wednesday

Slide 15 - Tekstslide