Do you know the best way to talk about applying for a job? This topic focuses on the vocabulary to describe your achievements, qualifications, experience and other skills. You can see a list of the terms in the table below. Check out the games and exercises to practice the vocabulary, and then take the quiz to see if you get it!
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|ability to||the power or skill to do something|
|achievement||something that has been done or achieved through effort|
|benefit||something extra (such as vacation time or health insurance) that is given by an employer to workers in addition to their regular pay|
|candidate||a person who is being considered for a job, position, award, etc.|
|CV||Currriculum Vitae: a short document that describes your education, work experience, etc.|
|experience||skill or knowledge that you get by doing something|
|interview||a formal meeting with someone who is being considered for a job or other position|
|opportunity||an amount of time or a situation in which something can be done|
|position||the rank or role of someone or something in an organization or society|
|qualification||a special skill or type of experience or knowledge that makes someone suitable to do a particular job or activity|
|salary||an amount of money that an employee is paid each year|
|skill||the ability to do something that comes from training, experience, or practice|