Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a composition on thetopic A Letter of Application. You should write at least 120 words according to the suggestions given below in Chinese:
A Letter of Application
May 30, 2006
Manager of the Personnel Department
Dear Mr. Zhang,
I noticed your ad for a sub?editor in today?s China Youth Daily. Because writing and publication work have long been interest of mine, I wish to apply for this position.
I like such a job because I like writing and I enjoy working at the desk very much. While in school, I was the sports editor on the campus newspaper and the senior editor for the campus literary magazine since graduation. Such experience strengthened my determination to take writing as my life career.
My education also qualifies me for the job. In 1998 I earned my B.A. degree with a major in English and a minor in journalism. So I would be ready to deal with both domestic and cross?cultural issues.
I am currently available for an interview any weekday after 3:00 PM. You can reach me at my home phone, 6228?9614.
Looking forward to hearing from you, and thank you for your attention.