Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: formal letter

  1. #1
    Unregistered Guest

    Default formal letter

    I want to write a a formal letter to a doctor who is my teacher dose my letter have to obay the format of the formal letter introduced in this site ?

  2. #2
    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    19,448
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: formal letter

    If it is a formal letter, it should follow the structure of formal letters.

    In what way do you want to vary your letter?

  3. #3
    baqarkashmiri is offline Newbie
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: formal letter

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    If it is a formal letter, it should follow the structure of formal letters.

    In what way do you want to vary your letter?
    You write to
    How to begin the letter
    How to end the letter
    an unknown firm/person (BE) (AE)
    Dear Sir/Madam (BE) (AE)
    Yours faithfully (BE)
    Dear Sir or Madam (BE) (AE)
    Yours truly (AE)
    To whom it may concern (AE)
    Truly yours (AE)
    a woman whose name you don't know
    Dear Madam (BE) (AE)
    Yours faithfully (BE)
    Yours truly (AE)
    Truly yours (AE)
    a man whose name you don't know
    Dear Sir (BE) (AE)
    Yours faithfully (BE)
    Yours truly (AE)
    Truly yours (AE)
    a person whose name you know
    Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms Fisher (BE) (AE)
    Yours sincerely (BE)
    Very truly yours (AE)
    Sincerely (yours) (AE)
    a person you know personally
    Dear Ann/John (BE) (AE)
    (With) Best wishes (BE) (AE)
    Yours (BE)
    Love (BE)
    All the best (AE)
    Kindest/Best regards (AE)

Similar Threads

  1. Formal Letter
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 18-Jan-2008, 20:45
  2. Formal Letter
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 20-Dec-2007, 02:29
  3. Formal Letter
    By letorian in forum Letter Writing
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-Jul-2007, 20:28
  4. formal letter
    By tzimtzim in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-Nov-2006, 00:50
  5. writing a formal letter
    By ltd in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Mar-2006, 05:07

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •