|1. Read and understand messages
- E-mail messages - from, to, subject, date
- A cover letter
- A thank you note following a job interview
- A reference letter
- A letter of complaint
- A letter of commendation
- A letter of congratulations
|2. Read and understand
On routine tasks such as
- Seasonal car maintenance, home maintenance
- Preparation instructions on ready-made
- Lunch room duties, rules and regulations at work
|3. Read and understand information
- A pay slip
- A government organizational chart or schedule
- A resume
- A descriptive job posting or opening
- A newspaper job advertisement to find details
about qualification requirements, conditions offered and application procedures
- A leisure guide
- A continuing education schedule
- Maps and legends
- Brochures, leaflets, public announcements
- A more complex chart or graph and interpret the
- Junk mail to sort into must read,
needs attention and recycle
|4. Read and interpret ideas and feelings
- A short poem, song lyrics or chant
- A childrens story
- Pro and con opinions on a relevant issue such as
smoking in bars and restaurants. Take a position and give reasons to defend
- Ads for items such as cars, perfume. Discuss
whom they appeal to and why.
- Logos to determine what they mean and what
message they try to portray.
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Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 10:17:00 -0400
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heard from you for awhile. Hope you had a good weekend. Drop me a line when you
This is the body of a cover letter that would be sent with
a resume. Read it carefully.
I have heard about the recent expansion to your
clubhouse at Happy Valley. Perhaps the club is looking for another cook.
- I have fifteen years experience as an assistant
cook and two years experience as a head cook at the Ramada Inn.
- I have supervised a junior staff of three in
salad and vegetable preparation.
- I take great care and pride in all food
preparation and presentation. My employers have always praised my high
Enclosed is my resume. I am on good terms with my
present employer but I would like more responsibility in a larger kitchen. I
look forward to possibly meeting with you at your convenience to discuss how my
skills could be of service to your club.
|24 HR. GAS/CONVENIENCE STORE req. F.T. fuel desk
clerk for days, evgs. & weekends. Also req. F.T. maint. for evgs. &
weekends. Above average wages. Apply in person Joes Gas, 1425