Check out students' answers to Flo-Joe's FCE Writing tasks with a teacher's feedback
You have seen the following job advertisement in your local youth centre.
|ACTIVITY CO-ORDINATOR WANTED!
Write your letter of application to Mrs Sykes (around 140-190 words).
Read Paula's answer to this question below. Try correcting the piece of writing yourself first: use the marking codes to think about what might be wrong (or what's good) about the piece of work. Then when you're ready, click the green buttons in the text for our feedback.
Dear Mrs Sykes,I am interest WF
I am 18 years of age and I am used to working with children because I babysit my neighbor's sons regulary S
My reason for applying for this position is that I am keen on combining my experience in swimming with my wide knowledge of the countryside which I think it -
I would be available to attend an interview on any day at your earliest convenience. Gd
PAULA M. SIBILIN
This is a good letter, which matches the points in the job description. There are a couple of spelling and grammar mistakes, but on the whole the sentence structure and register is very good. One thing to consider in similar tasks is the word length as this is slightly below the minimum 140 words.
/\ Word(s) missing
- Omit word
PE Poorly expressed
SS Sentence Structure
WF Wrong form
WO Word order
WT Wrong tense
WW Wrong word