To Whom It May Concern:
John Smith has worked under my guidance and supervision as an accounting assistant from December 17, 2003, until November 22, 2006. His responsibilities include setting up new clients for review, writing brief summaries of their financial condition, and managing the secretarial staff. During his employment, John exemplified a hard worker and a talented asset to the staff.
I was impressed by John’s efficiency, time management and writing skills. His quick understanding of the various tasks presented was comprehensive. Moreover, his concise and thought provoking writing skills allowed insightful views of clients and clear financial outlines.
Your program of study sounds ideally suited to John’s academic goals. He will be coming to you with the proven groundwork necessary for success in pursuing an MBA. He will also bring his interest in accounting and healthcare. It is exciting to think of the many ways John will be able to contribute to other students and the faculty.
I ask you to carefully consider John Smith’s accomplishments and potential for success in your MBA program.
Chief Accountant for CWS Accounting
I take pleasure in recommending to you [Mrs Chen Ping], [instructor of physics in Tianjin Chinese Medical College].
[Mrs Chen Ping] graduated from [the physics Department of Beijing Teachers’ University in 1982]. From  to  [she] had been a research student [in
Physics Department] of the above-mentioned University under my direction, majoring in [molecular spectra] study. Since [1986 she] has been doing teaching and research work in [Tianjin Chinese Medical Col-lege] in [the line of infrared spectra of lipids]. I have found [Mrs Chen] to be a hard-working person, who has made some outstanding achievements in [her] work.
[Mrs Chen] now intends to engage in further study of [infrared spectroscopy, and laser spectroscopy] in particular. If possible, [she] would like to do research work under the direc-tion of [Professor Li Gang] whose distinguished attainments are well-known.
Not only I myself but also my colleagues in [the Physics Department of our
university] shall deem it a great favor if you will give [Mrs Chen Ping] assistance and guidance during her study in your university.