Cover of the textbook On Screen B2+ - Student's Book

The key answer of exercise 4

The key to exercise solutions in chapter 1f - Writing for the textbook On Screen B2+ - Student's Book with authors Virginia Evans and Jenny Dooley from Express Publishing


The model below is not a suitable letter of application. Correct the underlined mistakes. Think about.


  • Dear Harold (incorrect greeting)
  • to apply for the position (language too informal)
  • I consider myself to be fluent in (wrong preposition and informal language)
  • I received a first-aid certificate (wrong tense)
  • I have been babysitting (wrong tense)
  • was (wrong tense)
  • Furthermore, last year (wrong punctuation)
  • I am a responsible, reliable and punctual person (unnecessary words too informal)
  • I am available for an interview any weekday afternoon (informal language)
  • Yours sincerely (incorrect ending)
  • Lisa (+surname) (incorrect ending)