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How to write formal lettersПодготовка к сдаче ЕГЭ и FCE экзамену («writing part: formal letter»)ANNA RUTT-BIRYULINAGymnasium of Murmansk № 2Murmansk 2013 Structure of a formal letterthe example letter below shows you a general layout for a formal letter The formal letter should contains:Sender's AddressDateInside AddressSuitable grammar structures Level of politeness, formalityLinking words
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ppt_xxshearppt_x Rules for writing formal letter In English there are a number of conventions that should be used when writing a formal or business letter. Furthermore, you try to write as simply and as clearly as possible, and not to make the letter longer than necessary. Remember not to use informal language like contractions. Addresses: 1) Your AddressThe return address should be written in the top right-hand corner of the letter. 2) The Address of the person you are writing toThe inside address should be written on the left, starting below your address.Date:Different people put the date on different sides of the page. You can write this on the right or the left on the line after the address you are writing to. Write the month as a word

Salutation or greeting:1) Dear Sir or Madam,If you do not know the name of the person you are writing to, use this. It is always advisable to try to find out a name.2) Dear Mr Jenkins,If you know the name, use the title (Mr, Mrs, Miss or Ms, Dr, etc.) and the surname only. If you are writing to a woman and do not know if she uses Mrs or Miss, you can use Ms, which is for married and single women.Ending a letter:1) Yours faithfullyIf you do not know the name of the person, end the letter this way.2) Yours sincerelyIf you know the name of the person, end the letter this way. Introduction Introduction should be short and state the purpose of the letter- to make an enquiry, complain, request something, etc.{00A15C55-8517-42AA-B614-E9B94910E393}Giving the reason for writing Making requestI am writing to enquire about ….I am writing with the reference to your letter …I am writing to apologize for …I am writing to confirm ….I am writing to request … I am writing to complain about … Could you (possibly) …?I would be grateful if you could ….I would appreciate it if you could ….Would you mind ….?
The main body of letter The main body of the formal letter should clearly state the points that you want to make in your letter. As a general rule it is a good idea to keep this as to the point as possible to ensure that the recipient remains engaged. Longer letters may be more appropriate when making a complaint as you may require to add more detail in order to convey the importance of what you are putting across.{073A0DAA-6AF3-43AB-8588-CEC1D06C72B9}Agreeing to requestsGiving bad newsI would be delighted to ... I would be pleased to ... Unfortunately, ... I am afraid that ... Conclusion and the end of letter The concluding paragraph of a formal letter should outline what action you would like the recipient to take: to make a refund, to send you information etc.{073A0DAA-6AF3-43AB-8588-CEC1D06C72B9}Enclosing/ attaching documentsReference to future contact I am enclosing/attaching ... Please find enclosed/attached ... Enclosed/Attached you will find ...I look forward to hearing from you soon. I look forward to meeting you next week. I’m looking forward to seeing you next Thursday.{073A0DAA-6AF3-43AB-8588-CEC1D06C72B9}Closing remarks Finishing salutationPlease contact us again if we can help in any way / there are any problems / you have any questions. Should you have any further questions/queries, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you need any further information, please contact us again.Yours faithfully, (if you don't know the name of the person you're writing to) Yours sincerely, (if you know the name of the person you're writing to)Best wishes, (if the person is a close business contact or friend) Best regards, (if the person is a close business contact or friend)
Linking words Beginning: first/ first of all/ secondly/ thirdly …Reinforcement: above all/ actually/ in addition/moreover/as well as/ furthermore/then/what is moreComparison: also/both …and ../likewise/ in the same waySummary: altogether/in conclusion/ to sum up/ all in all/thus/therefore Abbreviations Used in Letter WritingThe following abbreviations are widely used in letters:asap = as soon as possiblecc = carbon copy (when you send a copy of a letter to more than one person, you use this abbreviation to let them know)enc. = enclosure (when you include other papers with your letter)pp = per procurationem (A Latin phrase meaning that you are signing the letter on somebody else's behalf; if they are not there to sign it themselves, etc)ps = postscript (when you want to add something after you've finished and signed it)pto (informal) = please turn over (to make sure that the other person knows the letter continues on the other side of the page)RSVP = please reply Sample Letter Homework Ссылки:Cambridge books for Cambridge exams, produced by Kamae Design, Oxford 2008FCE paper 2 Writing. October 2010Интернет ресурсы: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/653/01/http://www.gnosislearning.com/_document/Standard+Phrases+for+Letters+and+Emails.pdfhttp://www.goodletterwriting.co.uk/formal-letters.html

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