Date: 2017-11-16 20:59
Learning how to describe yourself accurately is something we usually have to put some effort into. This seems to be especially true in most western cultures, where being honest about our skills, qualities, and attributes can be confused with being arrogant, "blowing your own trumpet," and being excessively self-indulgent.
You can put together adjective lists to study that will help you build a more advanced vocabulary. Teachers are always looking to boost the vocabulary of their students, and by learning new adjectives, students can become more effective writers and speakers.
If this is really something you want to get across in an interview, go with the “show don’t tell” strategy. Each time you need to brag about yourself during the interview (which will be often, since it’s an interview), only state the facts . Talk about what you did, what the result was, and what others thought, and leave the judging to your interviewer.
If you find yourself being asked to fill out forms with your personal details, you won’t get the complete questions that you’ve studied above. Instead, you’ll get short words or phrases.
Let's go through some of the most common questions you might be asked, whether you're filling out a registration form in a hotel or at the consulate getting a new passport. In these situations, you'll be addressed with " Вы " [vy] (and its forms like вам [vas], вас [vam]). The informal " твоя милость " [ty] will only be used between friends and close family members.
You can successfully do something, but you can’t just call yourself successful. It’s like saying in an interview that you’re rich and good-looking. Do you really think that’s a good idea?
6. 8775 Someone who has high expectations for my results. I am confident in my ability to produce, and while I prepare for the worst, I do the work necessary to tilt the odds so that the best will happen. 8776
*Addresses in Russian come in a different format than in the US and other English speaking countries. We say the street name first then the house or building number. If you are staying at an apartment, you would have to say your address in this order:
Nicole Vulcan has been a journalist since 6997, covering parenting and fitness for The Oregonian, careers for CareerAddict, and travel, gardening and fitness for Black Hills Woman and other publications. Vulcan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and journalism from the University of Minnesota. She s also a lifelong athlete and is pursuing certification as a personal trainer.
Of course, there are always exceptions to the rule, and perhaps you can pull off describing yourself as intelligent, likable, successful, obsessive, and humble without cutting your interview short. But know that there are other ways to get your point across without causing your interviewer to spend too much energy trying not to roll his or her eyes.