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There is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.

Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.

Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.

November by Walter de la Mare
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Joana_SampaioJoana_Sampaio Posts: 1
My name is Joana and I'm Portuguese.

Basically, I'm seeking for a new job...and I need to write a cover letter in English (and this is really hard to write even in my native language). I'm new here and I hope someone may be able to offer me some advice.
The sentence is:

"During the past two years, I successfully maintain the equipment management in compliance with the regulatory requirements with very rare observations/non-conformities reported in almost weekly audits and inspections. Now I want to go one step further. What motivates me is the perspective of applying and share what I have learned so far and mainly the possibility to try new things and learn from the others."

Could anyone with some extra time, take a look at this sentence. Just to make sure that I would not send this incorrectly.

Thanks in advance.



  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,844 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Hi @Joana_Sampaio,

    I'm no native speaker, nor experienced enough at writing formal letters in English, so I prefer not to make any suggestions. Nevertheless there might be a way to get your piece of writing noticed and corrected.

    In the forum, there is a section called "Your Writing". When people want a word for word correction, they create a discussion there with their writing.

    Then, when they can spare the time, @GemmaRowlands, @Lynne, @mheredge or any advanced learners go through it to give feedback.
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