Address and date • The address and date should be written in the right hand corner. Note: • After you have written the address, leave a line and write the date.
Salutation • The most common salutation in an informal letter is "Dear…….". Note that it is followed by a comma. Example: • Dear Mimi,
The content of an informal letter • Introduction: – The first paragraph will consist of an introduction which will give the recipient an idea about what you are writing to them with a short summary of the main topic of your letter. If you dont know the person you are writing to, you may want to introduce yourself in this introductory paragraph as well. • The body: – (2 : 4 paragraphs) that consist of the message you want to get across along with any details you may want to convey. • The conclusion: – The last paragraph will usually be the conclusion where you wrap everything up. You can sum up your main idea in this paragraph, thank the recipient for their time, wish the recipient good luck, and/or ask any questions.
Ending a letter In informal letter writing; you can end your letter with: • Love, • Lots of love, • Best wishes, • Missing you lots, • Yours forever, • Yours, Note that it is followed by a comma. www.writing.lovers.com/informal.letter.htm/
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