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    "I enclose my CV in respect of a...."?

    Is this correct English : "I enclose my CV in respect of a Chinese teaching position." ?

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    Re: "I enclose my CV in respect of a...."?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    Is this correct English : "I enclose my CV in respect of a Chinese teaching position." ?
    NOT A TEACHER.

    No, that's not correct.

    Perhaps this is what you wanted to express.

    "I hereby apply for the position of Chinese teacher. Please find enclosed my CV."

    If you're writing an e-mail, you would replace "enclosed" with "attached."

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    Re: "I enclose my CV in respect of a...."?

    Is there just one position? If so, what I wrote should be correct. If there are several, I would write:

    "I hereby apply for a position as a Chinese teacher. Please find enclosed my CV."

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    Re: "I enclose my CV in respect of a...."?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    Is this correct English : "I enclose my CV in respect of a Chinese teaching position." ?
    I agree it sounds a bit stilted, but I think it is nevertheless correct.

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    Re: "I enclose my CV in respect of a...."?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    I agree it sounds a bit stilted, but I think it is nevertheless correct.
    You're right: from a strictly grammatical point of view, the sentence is correct. But my point was that you wouldn't really write something like that.

    You would probably start by saying, "I would like to apply for the position of" or "I hereby apply for the position of." At the end of the e-mail/cover letter, you would write: "Please find attached my CV."

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