I would be available to attend an interview on any day at your earliest convenience.

This is the last paragraph of a letter of application. Could you explain to me why is "would" used instead of "will" that normally indicates the future.

  • I wouldn't use would. Rather will be or just am.
    – user3169
    Apr 11, 2016 at 18:12

2 Answers 2


"Would" is hypothetical. It means that if they offer an interview, then you will be available.


In addition to what Gabriel told that would is hypothetical, its also used to be a little more polite with the person you're talking to. Source : Difference Between Would and Could

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