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Tips for writing LETTERS/ EMAILS

Parts of the letter

Informal letters

Semi-formal letters

Formal letters

A greeting

(informal) Dear/Hi + person’s name

Dear …/Aunt Sue/ Dad,

(formal) Dear+title+person’s surname

(Dear Mr and Mrs Smith)

(formal) Dear+title+person’s surname (Dear Sir/Madam; dear Ms Jones)

An Introduction:

§1-opening remarks & the reason for writing

(personal tone, pronouns are omitted, idioms are used)

  • Hi! I haven’t heard from you for ages. What have you been up to recently? /

  • Thanks so much for your last letter. /It’s been ages since we looked up/Thanks for being so kind to me when I stayed with you.(thanking letter)

  • How is it going? Thought I’d drop you a line to let you know…/(giving information)

  • I’ve got a worrying problem & I would really appreciate some advice. /I thought I’d drop you a line to ask you for some help. (asking for advice)

  • Do you know where I can find …?(asking for information)

  • What a pity that I can’t come! (refusing an invitation)

(pronouns are not omitted, idioms are used carefully)

  • I would like to thank you for your kindness during my stay. /I am writing to thank you for coming to our school to give a talk on Internet safety. (thanking letter)

  • I would like to provide you with some details in order to help you …(giving information)

  • I am writing in the hope that you can help me. (asking for advice)

  • Please could you give me some information about suitable hotels in the area? (asking for information)

  • I am sorry that I will be unable to come. (refusing an invitation)

  • I am writing to apply for the position (post) of…/ I am writing with regards to your advertisement in the…/ (a letter of application)

  • We regret to inform you that …/ I received your letter concerning the property which you have recently inherited. /I am writing to you about… / (giving information)

  • I was delighted to receive your letter. /

  • I appreciate the invitation to the… (thanking letter)

  • It was pleasing to hear that you are in good health.

  • I am writing to complain about…/ on account of…/ because of…/on the subject of…/ I am writing to draw your attention to…/I am writing to you in connection with… (a letter of complaint-mild tone)

  • I am writing to express my extreme dissatisfaction with… (a letter of complaint-strong tone)

A Main body:

§2, 3 -development

A new § for each topic.

  • Why don’t you do some extra Maths classes? (offering advice)

A Respectful tone

  • It would be a good idea if you did some extra Maths classes. (offering advice)

Contrary to the information in your brochure, / The item in question, which I received last week, was damaged in transit.

A conclusion:

§4- closing remarks

  • I’d better go. /Got to go now. / Write back & tell me how it’s going or why not drop by & tell me in person!

  • Please write soon & tell me your news.

  • Write back soon. / Why not pop up here to see us?

  • Do keep in touch. / Well, I think that’s all for now. / Drop by for coffee sometime…

  • Please write soon & tell me your news.

  • Well, I think that’s all for now.

  • I can be contacted at the email address above.

  • Once again thank you very much for taking the time to come and talk to us.

  • Please feel free to contact me via phone or email if you have any other questions or concerns.

  • I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.

  • I am enclosing curriculum vitae together with two references. (a letter of application)

  • Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further information.

  • I am sorry to miss the opportunity to…(refusing an invitation)

  • I trust you will accept this advice. (offering advice)

  • I look forward to seeing you. Please accept my sincere apologies for my…

  • I demand an immediate refund for the item…(a letter of complaint-strong tone)

  • I trust the situation will improve. (a letter of complaint-mild tone)

  • I hope that I will not be forced to take further action/ legal action. (a letter of complaint)

An ending:

Sign off


Love/Yours/Best regards/ Best of Luck/ + first name

Regards/Best regards/ Best wishes/ + full name

(eg Jane Thompson)

Yours faithfully-when you don’t know the person’s name;

Yours sincerely – when you know the person’s name.

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Письмо-один из четырех видов речевой деятельности, на который обычно отводится на уроке меньше всего времени. Может быть именно поэтому учащиеся испытывают трудности в написании писем. Они не знают как начать или закончить письмо, какую лексику использовать.

Данная разработка представляет собой сводную таблицу, в которой представлены 3 вида письма-формальное (formal), неформальное (informal) и нейтральное (semi-formal).

В разработке представлены варианты начала,продолжения и окончания различных видов писем (письмо-благодарность, запрос информации, совет, жалоба, приглашение/отказ от приглашения и др.).

Автор Гарина Татьяна Вячеславовна
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