Sample CSEC Application Letter Past Paper Question

Read the following carefully and answer the question set on it.

VACANCY

A vacancy exists for a Sales Representative with a dynamic sports goods firm.
No experience is necessary but applicants should have at least three years of secondary education.
Participation in Sports would be an asset, as well as a knowledge of popular indoor games.
All applications should be in the form of a letter in the applicants’ own handwriting and should be addressed to:
The Personnel Manager
West Indies Sports Goods Ltd
P.O. Box 103
Imagine that you have seen he above advertisement in your local newspaper. Write a letter of application for this position.
(30 marks)
(1991 CSEC Past Paper Question)

Your answer will be assessed on how well you: 

 formatted your letter

 selected relevant and complete information

 organized and expressed the information in your letter

 used appropriate grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation.

Your letter MUST be in continuous prose.

CSEC SECTION B MARK SCHEME

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