English | Phrases - Application | Reference Letter

Reference Letter - Opening

尊敬的先生,
Dear Sir,
Formal, male recipient, name unknown
尊敬的女士,
Dear Madam,
Formal, female recipient, name unknown
尊敬的先生/女士,
Dear Sir / Madam,
Formal, recipient name and gender unknown
尊敬的先生们,
Dear Sirs,
Formal, when addressing several unknown people or a whole department
尊敬的收信人,
To whom it may concern,
Formal, recipient/s name and gender completely unknown
尊敬的史密斯先生,
Dear Mr. Smith,
Formal, male recipient, name known
尊敬的史密斯女士,
Dear Mrs. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, married, name known
尊敬的史密斯小姐,
Dear Miss Smith,
Formal, female recipient, single, name known
尊敬的史密斯小姐/女士,
Dear Ms. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, name known, marital status unknown
很高兴可以为...做推荐
I am delighted to be called upon as a reference for…
Used as an opening phrase when one has enjoyed working with the person about whom he / she is writing
在他...时加入...,我和他初次认识
I first became acquainted with...in..., when he joined...
Used to give details of how one knows the candidate
...托我为他申请...写一封推荐信,为此我很乐意。
...has asked me to write a letter of recommendation to accompany his application for… . I am very pleased to do so.
Used as an opening phrase when one has enjoyed working with the person about whom he / she is writing
做...的老板/上司/同事很愉快,因为...
It has been a pleasure to be…'s boss / supervisor / colleague since… .
Used as an opening phrase when one has enjoyed working with the person about whom he / she is writing
很高兴能为...写推荐信,在这封信中我想表达对这个为我们小组工作带来出色贡献年轻人的敬意和感谢。
I am happy to write this letter of recommendation for… . In this letter I would like to express my respect and appreciation for this bright young person, who brought outstanding contribution to the work of my group.
Used as an opening phrase when one has enjoyed working with the person about whom he / she is writing
我毫不犹豫为...写推荐信
I have no hesitancy in writing a letter of recommendation for…
Used as an opening phrase when one has enjoyed working with the person about whom he / she is writing
我很高兴能为...写推荐信
It is a pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for…
Used as an opening phrase when one has enjoyed working with the person about whom he / she is writing
我自...时候起认识...,他/她选修了我的课/在...工作
I have known...since… , when he / she enrolled in my class / began to work at… .
Used to give details of how one knows the candidate
在...作为...工作时,我和...共事了...个月/年
I have known...for...months / years in my capacity as...at… .
Used to give details of how one knows the candidate
自...到...时,我是...的老板/上司/同事/老师。
I was…boss / supervisor / colleague / teacher from…to… .
Used to give details of how one knows the candidate
...作为...在各种项目上和我共事,基于他/她的工作,我认为他/她是我见过的最好的...之一。
...worked for me on various projects as a..., and based on his / her work, I would rank him / her as one of the best...we have ever had.
Used as an opening phrase when one has enjoyed working with the person about whom he / she is writing

Reference Letter - Experience / Skill Set

从我们开始合作,我就知道他/她是...的人。
Since the beginning of our collaboration I know him / her as a…person.
Used to describe a positive aspect of the candidate's personality
...以...区别于其他人
...distinguished himself / herself by…
Used to explain the main positive attributes that the candidate demonstrated
他/她最大的才能在于...
His / her greatest talent is / lies in…
Used to show the candidate's main strengths
他/她是一个有创造性想法的问题解决者。
He / she is a creative problem-solver.
Used to describe a candidate who readily accepts and solves challenges
他/她拥有众多技能。
He / she has a broad range of skills.
Used to describe a candidate who has a good all-round set of skills
他/她能清楚地表达自己的想法。
He / she communicates his / her ideas clearly.
Used to describe a candidate with good communication skills
他/她能很好的处理各种责任。
He / she handles responsibility well.
Used to describe a candidate who can manage a team / project well and who works well under pressure
他/她在...方面拥有广泛知识
He / she has a wide-ranged knowledge of… .
Used to describe what skills a candidate already has to offer
他掌握新概念很快,并接受与工作有关的各种建设性批评意见和指示。
He grasps new concepts quickly and accepts constructive criticism and instruction concerning his work.
Used to describe an astute and dynamic candidate, very complimentary
这里有一点我想提的是,...非常...并且具有有...的能力
I would like to mention here, that...is…and has the ability to… .
Used to give specific details regarding a candidate's ability to do something
他/她...方面的非凡能力是非常宝贵的。
His / her extraordinary ability to...was invaluable.
Used to describe a candidate's best quality
他/她总是积极参加...
He / she always takes an active role in… .
Used to describe a candidate that is active and likes to get involved in work
他/她按时完成工作,当他/她对工作有疑问或问题时,能清楚而直接地说出别人可能同样有的,但是不能或不会说的想法。
He / she finishes her work on schedule. When he / she has a concern or question about an assignment, he / she speaks his / her mind clearly and directly, giving voice to what others may feel but cannot or will not say.
Used to describe an astute and dynamic candidate, very complimentary

Reference Letter - Job responsibilities

他/她和我们一起时,他/她...,责任包括...
While he / she was with us he / she… . This responsibility involved… .
Used to give a list of tasks a candidate undertook and what each entailed
他/她的主要职责是...
His / her main responsibilities were…
Used to give a list of tasks a candidate undertook
他/她每周的工作包括...
His / her weekly tasks involved…
Used to give a list of weekly tasks a candidate undertook

Reference Letter - Evaluation

我想说和...共事很愉快,他/她值得信任,聪明而且有幽默感。
I would like to say that it is pleasant to work with..., he / she is reliable and intelligent person with good sense of humor.
Used to give a positive evaluation of a candidate
如果他/她在我公司的表现可以作为在贵公司表现的参考说明,他/她将为贵公司作出积极贡献。
If his / her performance in our company is a good indication of how he / she would perform in yours, he / she would be an extremely positive asset to your program.
Used to give a very positive evaluation of a candidate
在我看来,...是一个工作努力,总能准确理解项目内容的积极主动的人。
In my opinion, ...is a hard-working self-starter who invariably understands exactly what a project is all about.
Used to give a positive evaluation of a candidate
...总能高质量地按时完成工作。
...consistently produces high quality work in a timely fashion.
Used to give a positive evaluation of a candidate
我注意到他/她表现中的唯一缺陷是...
The only area of weakness that I ever noted in his / her performance was...
Used to give a negative aspect when evaluating a candidate
我认为...应该被优先考虑,因为...
I believe…should be considered ahead of other candidates because…
Used to recommend the candidate for specific reasons, a very positive way to evaluate a candidate

Reference Letter - Closing

...将会是您公司的巨大资产,如果有进一步需要我帮助的,请打电话或者发邮件给我。
...will be a great addition to your program. If I can further assist, please e-mail or call me.
Used to close a positive reference letter
我强力推荐...,她将对您的公司有巨大帮助。
...has my strong recommendation. He / She will be a credit to your program.
Used to close a very positive reference letter
我有信心...将会一如既往地高效,我衷心推荐他/她。
I am confident that...will continue to be very productive. He / she has my highest recommendation.
Used to close a very positive reference letter
我毫无保留地衷心推荐他/她,如果您还有进一步的问题,请发电子邮件或打电话给我。
I give him / her my highest recommendation, without reservation. Please send e-mail or call me if you have further questions.
Used to close an extremely positive reference letter
我深信他/她...方面的出色能力,强烈推荐他/她在贵校接受进一步的教育,在那里他/她可以继续发展和运用他/她的聪明才智。
I firmly believe in his / her outstanding abilities for...and strongly recommend him / her for further education at your university, where he /she can develop and apply his / her bright talents.
Used to close an extremely positive reference letter
能够为他/她做推荐很令人开心,我希望这些信息对您有用。
It is satisfying to be able to give him / her my highest recommendation. I hope this information proves helpful.
Used to close an extremely positive reference letter
我强烈地推荐...为有力的竞争者。
I enthusiastically recommend...as a promising candidate.
Used to close an extremely positive reference letter
我很少毫无保留地推荐某人,但是很高兴能够衷心推荐...
Seldom have I been able to recommend someone without reservation. It is a pleasure to do so in the case of… .
Used to close an extremely positive reference letter
作为同事,我尊重...,但是我也必须诚实地说,我并不能为贵公司推荐...
I respect...as a colleague, but I must say that in all honesty, I cannot recommend him / her for your company.
Used when one doesn't feel the candidate is suitable for the job
我很乐意回答其他您可能有的任何问题。
I will be pleased to answer any additional questions you may have.
Used to close a positive reference letter
如果您需要任何进一步信息,可以通过书信/电子邮件联系我。
You can contact me by letter / e-mail if you require any further information.
Used to close a positive reference letter