Replying to your advertisement...
Believing that there is an opportunity...
there is a vacancy in your company...
Having read your ad...
(1) Replying to your recent advertisement in the Boston Evening Globe,
I wish to apply for the position of sales manager.
(2) I am applying for the
position of sales manager. I believe my qualifications will meet your exacting
(1) I believe after reading your advertisement in this morning's
Journal that you are offering just the opportunity I am looking for.
Your advertisement in this morning's Journal for an adjustment manager prompted
me to apply for this position.
(1) Having read your advertisement in the New York Times for an
accountant, I thought you might be interested in my application.
(2) In your
advertisement for an accountant, you indicated that you require the services of
a competent person, with thorough training in the field of cost accounting.
Please consider me an applicant for the position. Here are my reasons for
believing I am qualified for this work.
I'd prefer not to set a salary, but since you ask, I consider 6,500 a month
to be satisfactory.
It's hard for me to say what my salary should be set at, but if pressed I
would have to ask for a month as an initial salary.
I don't feel that I should set my own salary, as I am happy enough to have
the privilege of working for you. However, I would consider a month satisfactory
compensation for my apprenticeship.
As for salary, I do not know what to say. Would $4,500 a month be too much?
Do you think I would be asking too much if I said 5,000 dollars a month?
You know what my services are worth better than I do. All I want is a living
(1)软弱、羞怯的： If you think I can fill the position after you have read my
letter, I shall be glad to talk with you.
(2)改写后（较佳）： If my qualifications
meet your standards, I would be happy to speak with you in person.
(1)怀疑，不妥、不安全的： If you are interested, please let me know immediately,
as I'm sure an interview will convince you I'm the man for the job.
would like to request an interview. You can reach me by telephone at Beijing
123456 between the hours of 7-9 a.m. and 5:30-9:30p.m. any evening.
(1) 哀求式的句子，不够完整（漏掉面谈时间）：I would appreciate the opportunity for an
interview. I can be reached by calling Beijing 12345678.
(2) 改写后： May I have the opportunity to discuss this matter further with you?
My telephone number is Beijing 12345678. You can reach me between nine and five
o'clock during the day.
（来源：卓博 英语点津 Annabel 编辑）