Results 1 to 4 of 4
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Ukraine
      • Current Location:
      • Ukraine

    • Join Date: Nov 2013
    • Posts: 7
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    Red face differences between letter of application and covering letter?

    Hallow Dear Native Speakers!

    I'd like to ask is there any differences between letter of application and covering letter. I have some doubts...May be it is pratically the same kind of letters??

  1. Barb_D's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Mar 2007
    • Posts: 18,180
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: differences between letter of application and covering letter?

    A cover letter is used to send something else. It could be a resume or a box of samples or anything else, but it's point is to draw your attention to what is being sent.

    A letter of application is specifically to apply for something. You may or may not include your resume (if it's a job) or your school records (if it's admission to a university).
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Ukraine
      • Current Location:
      • Ukraine

    • Join Date: Nov 2013
    • Posts: 7
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: differences between letter of application and covering letter?

    Thanks a million! It was one of the fastest answer I've ever got))

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Jun 2010
    • Posts: 18,372
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4

    Re: differences between letter of application and covering letter?

    Quote Originally Posted by andots View Post
    Hallow Dear Native Speakers! Unnecessary, but it should have been written like this: Hello, dear native speakers.

    I'd like to ask if there is any differences between a letter of application and a covering letter. I have some doubts. Maybe they are practically the same.
    Thanks a million! It was one of the fastest answers I've ever got )).
    )) is not an acceptable way to finish a sentence.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Dec-2013 at 08:51.

Similar Threads

  1. [UK - Interal Application] Covering letter advice
    By GetMeABetterJobQuickPls in forum CVs, Resumes and Applications
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 27-Apr-2010, 06:26
  2. covering letter along with CV
    By jijo.81@gmail.com in forum CVs, Resumes and Applications
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-Dec-2009, 20:29
  3. ''Covering letter'' or ''Incentive letter''?
    By misiania in forum Editing & Writing Topics
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-Aug-2009, 15:40
  4. cv and covering letter for a bursury application
    By chicky in forum Letter Writing
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-Nov-2008, 08:32

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •