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Course:  Job Readiness

Unit:  Cover Letters/Letters of Application

Lesson:  Writing a Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Competency Objectives:The learner will understand why and when it is appropriate to use a cover letter/letter of application and will be able to compose such a letter.

Suggested Criteria for Success:The learner composes a cover letter/letter of application that can be used to respond to an employment opening of personal interest.

Suggested Vocabulary:cover letterletter of applicationsalutation

applicationintroductionparagraphs

job openingeducationclosing

enclosingqualificationheading

expectationsattachedinterview

résuméapplysignature

advertisementwork experience

Suggested Materials:blue or black pens and paper

chalk/marker and black/white board

overhead projector and blank transparencies

Suggested Resources: Sample cover letters and letters of application

Use any favorite or available Job Readiness and/or Job Search Workbooks, pamphlets, brochures, and handouts.  Some material may need to be modified for ESL lessons.

NCSOICC (North Carolina State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee) site has wealth of information on all job readiness and search topics at http://www.nccareers.org.  Click on Begin NC Careers.

Resources available through your local Public Library, County, State, or Federal Employment Centers, JobLink Centers, Local Community College Career Centers, and Human Resources Development Programs.

http://www.ncesc.com/ The Employment Security Commission of North Carolina.  Click on Individual Services.

Internet Resources on cover letters:

http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/CoverLetters.html  University of Wisconsin – Madison Writing Center.

http://englishplus.com/grammar/00000150.htm.  Business Letter Styles:  Block, Modified Block, and Semi-Block.

http://englishplus.com/grammar/00000149.htm.  Parts of a Business Letter.

Writing a Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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