Hi, I have to write CV, but since my English is really bad, many problems arose. I'm writing it in Latex, so please ignore anything wchich starts with \. I wrote CV, but I suspect there are many gramatical errors. Also, I don't know how to reword it to lower the number of eyes:) ('I'). Here it is:

Education:
*High School (1996-2000)*
I finished Mathematical gymnasium (special school for talented children) in Belgrade with average mark 5,00. During that time, I was attendee of Research Centre ,,Petnica`` - courses of Electronics.

*Faculty (2000-)*
At the present, I'm undergraduate student of 5th (final) year at School of Electrical Engineering (ETF) of Belgrade University, at the Computer Science department, with average mark 9,00.
My fields of interest are: distributed and parallel computing, operating systems design, system programming and language design.

***
Serbian (as mother tongue) and English

***
I have an excellent knowledge of Perl, C/C++, Scheme, \LaTeX and standard SQL. I can write simple programs in: Python, Java and Ada.
I use both Linux and Windows, with basic knowledge on system administration.

***
Well, I think other sentence in this part are OK, but these three sentences are giving me headache:
1. I'm working at the faculty as demonstrator at the CS department.
2. Only sport acctivities I'm practicing are running and bike riding. When I have enough free time, I do some woodworks and hobby electronics.

I'm applying for one part-time job, since I still haven't graduated. I will be using Serbian at work and the CV is just formality, but I don't want them to laugh at my CV. Also, I want to learn how to write properly.

BTW, these forums are great. I found them while I was searching for some explanations. They are quite usefull.
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You'll have to take care of the formatting

Education:
*High School (1996-2000)*
I finished Mathematical g[G?]ymnasium (special school for talented children) in Belgrade with average mark 5,00 out of [***].

*Faculty (2000-)*
At the present, I am an undergraduate student in my 5th (final) year at School of Electrical Engineering (ETF) at Belgrade University with average mark 9,00 out of [10?]
My fields of interest are: distributed and parallel computing, operating systems design, system programming and language design.

***
Serbian (as mother tongue) and English

***
I have an excellent knowledge of Perl, C/C++, Scheme, \LaTeX and standard SQL.
I can write programs in Python, Java and Ada.
I use both Linux and Windows, with basic knowledge on system administration.

***
1. I'm working at the faculty as demonstrator [tutor?/technical assistant?] at the CS [you should write out Computer Science] department.
2. I enjoy running and bike riding.
3. I also enjoy woodworking and hobby electronics

Does that help you?

MountainHiker
Well, since I'm writing it in LaTeX, it has specific layout, which I can't reflect in plain text.

1. I was attendee ...
Research Centre ,,Petnica`` is an institution where the children from highschool (15-19 years old) come for a week or two, couple of times a year, have classes and do research project. There are various courses, Electronics, Biology, Chemistry, History, etc... I wanted to say that I went there.
Is it better to say:
During high school, I was attending courses of Electronics at Research Centre ,,Petnica``.

2. demonstrator - well, it is specific title. I'm a student, so I can't be a teaching assistant. I'm some kind of assistants assistant. Students in 1st and 2nd year have homeworks, which they have to present. My job is to evaluate their work and presentation. At the exam, I'm giving them papers with questions and monitor discipline.

This helps me a lot. Thanks.

Also, I want to say what kind of book I like to read and that I am interested in digital typography. But these two sentences sound awfully:
Reading is my passion and I read a lot, especially epic fantasy and science fiction novels. I am also interested in digital typography, since I am mostly writing in \LaTeX.

Is there a better way to express it, without using so much 'I'?

Once again, thanks for the help, I really appreciate it.
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Hi Indy,
During high school, I was attending courses of Electronics at Research Centre ,,Petnica``.


I am puzzled by all the extra "stuff" in terms of commas and apostrophes.

During high school, I attended courses at the Electronics Research Centre in Petnica.

If it isn't the "Electonics Research Centre", then maybe...

During high school, I attended electronic courses at the Research Centre in Petnica.

Reading is my passion and I read a lot, especially epic fantasy and science fiction novels. I am also interested in digital typography, since I am mostly writing in \LaTeX.


I am a voracious reader, especially of epic fantasy and science fiction. Digital typography is another area of interest because I am using LaTex, a blah blah blah software program. [You'd better tell them what Latex is or they might think you do kinky things.]

"I" is hard to avoid. When you are writing about yourself, you are somewhat stuck using "I." Just try to not begin every sentence with "I".

Hope that helps.

MountainHiker
During high school, I was attending courses of Electronics at Research Centre ,,Petnica``.

I am puzzled by all the extra "stuff" in terms of commas and apostrophes.

extra stuff comes from LaTeX formating, sorry for not excluding them. They represent lower and upper quotes. They aren't used in English - oh, wait then, throw them out to.

During high school, I attended courses at the Electronics Research Centre in Petnica.

If it isn't the "Electonics Research Centre", then maybe...

During high school, I attended electronic courses at the Research Centre in Petnica.


It isn't Electronics RS. It has various courses, electronics is just one of them.
The second form is ok.

LaTeX -- thanks for the tip, I totaly forgot that Latex means something in English.

I don't know where to put information on department I belong to (Computer Science). Is it OK to say (after the part with average mark):
I am studying Computer Science.

Thanks - or in serbian: Hvala puno.
I don't know where to put information on department I belong to (Computer Science). Is it OK to say (after the part with average mark):
I am studying Computer Science.


Post your entire CV again, and we'll have a complete look. As you post, try to ensure that the "spurious characters" are removed. That way, it is closer to the finished product.

MountainHiker
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At your request, here it comes:)

Education

*High *** 1996-2000
I finished Mathematical Gymnasium (special school for talented children) in Belgrade with average mark 5,00 out of 5. During high school, I attended electronic courses at the Research Centre "Petnica".

*** 2000-
At the present, I am an undergraduate student in my 5th (final) year at School of Electrical Engineering (ETF) at Belgrade University, with average mark 9,00 out of 10. I am studying Computer Science.
My fields of interest are: distributed and parallel computing, operating systems design, system programming and language design.

***
Serbian (as mother tongue) and English

***
I have an excellent knowledge of Perl, C/C++, Scheme, LaTeX and standard SQL. I can write simple programs in Python, Java and Ada.
I use both Linux and Windows, with basic knowledge on system administration.

Other

***
I am a member of EESTEC (Electrical Engineering Student's European assoCiation).
During 2000-2001. I was working on development of Perl, as a porter to Windows 95. My current project is unification of all LaTeX packages needed by Serbian users. Also, I am involved in development of better scanner in Perl, based on Flex.
I am working at the faculty as demonstrator at the Computer Science department.

***
I am a voracious reader, especially of epic fantasy and science fiction. Digital typography is another area of interest because I am using LaTeX, a typesetting software.
I enjoy running and bike riding. I also enjoy woodworking and hobby electronics.
Education

*High *** 1996-2000
I finished Mathematical Gymnasium (special school for talented children) in Belgrade with average mark 5,00 out of 5. During high school, I attended electronic courses at the Research Centre "Petnica".

*** 2000-
At the present, I am an undergraduate Computer Science student in my 5th (final) year at School of Electrical Engineering (ETF) at Belgrade University, with average mark 9,00 out of 10.

My fields of interest are: distributed and parallel computing, operating systems design, system programming and language design.

***
Serbian (as mother tongue) and English

***
I have an excellent knowledge of Perl, C/C++, Scheme, LaTeX and standard SQL. I can write simple programs in Python, Java and Ada.
I use both Linux and Windows, with basic knowledge on system administration.

Other

***
I am a member of EESTEC (Electrical Engineering Student's European assoCiation [spelling??]).
During 2000-2001. I was working on development of Perl, as a porter to Windows 95. My current project is unification of all LaTeX packages needed by Serbian users. [Also, I am involved in development of better scanner in Perl, based on Flex. I might delete this as probably no one understand what you are discussing here. It is just confusion.]
I am working at the faculty as demonstrator at the Computer Science department.

*Extracurricular ***
I am a voracious reader, especially of epic fantasy and science fiction. Digital typography is another area of interest because I am using LaTeX, a typesetting software.
My sports include running and bike riding.
I also enjoy woodworking and hobby electronics.
Thanks once again. I've made all the changes you suggested, it looks beautifly.
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