English@Work: Cover Letters
About this courseSkip About this course
This course will help you create application letters that effectively complement a CV. This course covers the structure and content of Application Letters, advice from our industry professionals and front-line recruiters about what to include in Application Letters, and language input on verbs, parallel structures, and tone and style.
The content of this course complements the skills and strategies covered in English@Work: CVs.
If you have not completed that course, enroll and enjoy!
At a glance
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
By the end of this course, learners will have learned how to:
• write cover letters that have impact
• improve the content and structure of your cover letters
• use a variety of verb forms and tenses with greater accuracy
• employ parallel structures to make your writing easier to read
• adopt appropriate tone and style in your cover letter
There are five units in this course:
Writing an Effective Cover Letter
Verb Forms and Tenses
Tone and Style
In order to get a certificate, you need to complete the assessment components and achieve a 50% passing score. The two assessments are both located in the Assessment section:
Assessment Cover Letter Grading 50%
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“I think the assessment were really very useful because with those you can know about yourself and how to present your knowledge as well.”
– Course participant