General Writing Sample Task 1 #24
You have seen an advertisement for part-time work in a hotel for threemonths over the summer.
Write a letter to the Manager.
In your letter
- say what experience you have
- ask what the work involves
- enquire about conditions
- You should write at least 150 words.
- Allow yourself 15 minutes for this task.
- you do NOT need to write your own address.
I am writing to enquire about the part-time position as a waiter advertised in 'The Evening Echo' on 24th June.
I am looking for work in the months of July and August because my university vacation is then. I have quite a lot of experience in the hotel business, as I was working in a guesthouse last year. The job involved dealing with geusts, and I very much enjoyed it. I can supply references of my previous employer if you require them.
Could you please let me know what this position involves? At the guesthouse, I worked as a porter and also I did some work as a waiter in the restaurant, so I would be interested in either of these jobs.
Could you give me an idea of the working hours? I am available at the weekends as well as during the week, and I can work any hours. However, I would prefer daytime to shifts, if possible. Could you also tell me about accommodation for employees and how much you pay.
I would appreciate hearing from you.