I am very much interested in...

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Saurabh, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Saurabh

    Saurabh Senior Member

    New Delhi City
    English-British, Hindi
    Dear Folks,

    Would it sound okay to write while applying for a job : I am very much interested in the position you have...........

    I don't know but it sounds a bit non-native English to me or may be not professional.

    I could use : I am interested in the position........., though.

    Please correct me and make me understand it better.

    What are other possible options ?

    Thanks,
    Sau
     
  2. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    Penang
    American English
    Your first suggestion sounds fine.
     
  3. Saurabh

    Saurabh Senior Member

    New Delhi City
    English-British, Hindi
    Thank you, Copyright :)

    Could I expect some other possible options too, please?

    Regards,
    Sau
     
  4. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    Penang
    American English
    Actually, no. :) Your first one is quite good, in my opinion, and forum rules don't allow us to create lists of alternatives. (Lists)
     
  5. Saurabh

    Saurabh Senior Member

    New Delhi City
    English-British, Hindi
    hmmmm , okay :)

    So, I'd be okay with :

    I am interested in the position you have.....


    Thanks, once again.

    Sau
     
  6. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    Penang
    American English
    Actually, your first one was "I am very much interested in the position you have ..."

    But "I am interested in the position you have ..." is also fine, just not as enthusiastic. :)
     
  7. Saurabh

    Saurabh Senior Member

    New Delhi City
    English-British, Hindi
    Thank you.

    Don't know why I thought second one is better and first wouldn't sound professional and normal.

    PS: Yes, obviously, I'd want to sound enthusiastic :)
     
  8. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    Penang
    American English
    In order of descending enthusiasm (although all are just fine and appropriate for a cover letter):

    "I am very much interested in the position you have ..."
    "I am very interested in the position you have ..."
    "I am interested in the position you have ..."
     
  9. Saurabh

    Saurabh Senior Member

    New Delhi City
    English-British, Hindi


    Thanks :)
     

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