If you are looking for employment these phrases will be useful to know. Also included are some of the terms you will see on an application form or will want to put on your CV.
|I saw your advert in the paper
|could I have an application form?
|could you send me an application form?
|I'm interested in this position
|I'd like to apply for this job
|is this a temporary or permanent position?
|what are the hours of work?
|will I have to work on Saturdays?
|will I have to work shifts?
|how much does the job pay?
|£10 an hour
|£350 a week
|what's the salary?
|£2,000 a month
|£30,000 a year
|will I be paid weekly or monthly?
|will I get travelling expenses?
|will I get paid for overtime?
|is there …?
|a company car
|a staff restaurant
|a pension scheme
|free medical insurance
|how many weeks' holiday a year are there?
|who would I report to?
|I'd like to take the job
|when do you want me to start?
|English phrase guide
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Using the telephone
|we'd like to invite you for an interview
|this is the job description
|have you got any experience?
|have you got any qualifications?
|we need someone with experience
|we need someone with qualifications
|what qualifications have you got?
|have you got a current driving licence?
|how much were you paid in your last job?
|do you need a work permit?
|we'd like to offer you the job
|when can you start?
|how much notice do you have to give?
|there's a three month trial period
|we'll need to take up references
|this is your employment contract
|Date of birth