In Task 1B, you are given an email written by Alex, who is trying to find an apprenticeship in his area. You are asked to read the email and write an answer in which you suggest how the text can be improved, so that Alex can be successfully contacted by potential employers. In writing your text, you must focus on language and content.
When it comes to language, you could suggest that Alex should use less informal language and focus on formal language instead. For instance, the opening “Yo!” (l. 1) is more suitable when addressing a friend, not a potential employer. Then, you could suggest removing colloquial terms such as “sucked” (l. 4) or everyday slang like “or whatever” (l. 10).
You could also suggest that Alex shoul...