Love, Passion,Emotion & Expression Long, Long ago, I was like fresh air for lover, fresh water for common people and many more. In Fact, time has changed but still I am Young and beautiful ! I’m universal truth. Hey smart boy & girl; will you guess, who am I, won’t you? Rajeev Ranjan
I am a letter. You can use me in a formal situation or informal situation, choice is yours, isn't it? Seriously I warn you that in formal situation, be very clear, concrete and precise about your objectives and thoughts. In informal situation, naturally emotions will overflow because your are using me as a means to express own feelings to a dear ones, won't you? Who will stop you to write a long--------------?
Great care is required to ensure that your message is accurately interpreted by its reader. Writing has to be much clear than spoken language because it lacks there assisting cues.( Hemingway)
Letter writing is an art. It needs great care and attention. A letter carries emotion, passion, information, complain, request, happiness or many more. It demands a clear concept, objective and conscience to think and write in a proper way.
Your brother/sister has passed the All India Senior Secondary School Examination (AISSCE) of the CBSE.S/he wishes to join a Hotel Management Course. Write a letter for him/her to seek detail information about admission to a Management College.
450, 25 th Street
1, Institutional Area
Mahatma Gandhi Road, Mayur Vihar
I saw your advertisement about the Management Courses offered by your institute in the Hindu dated 18 th July 2009. My brother /sister has passed the AISSCE Of the CBSE, in the commerce stream with 85% marks and is interested to join the above course this year.( see next page)
With reference to your advertisement on website for the post of PGT (English) I intend to apply for this post. My professional capabilities would make me an asset to your prestigious school. My area of expertise is in English Language Teaching including curriculum development, developing ELT materials and developing a course in English for specific purposes etc. I am confident that I could contribute valuable ideas and skills to your organization. (see next page)
Some relevant points we should learn by heart when we write a letter
Aims and objectives should be clear
Gather all the relevant information , related documents and previous correspondence
Decide the importance of the points
Arrange the points in order of significance
Write first draft and leave spaces for desired changes and additions.
Revision makes something perfect. So here is a checklists for us.
Check whether the information is relevant , correct & complete
Grammatical and punctuation errors
Does the letter sound natural & sincere?
Is it clear, concise and courteous?
Are the sentences short and crisp?
Have the ideas sequenced Properly?
Will it give right impression to the reader?
Most important, have a look before the mirror ! Is it a kind of letter you/I would like to receive yourself/myself?
Different ways of writing date, time and salutation .
29 th November2009
If you write as “Dear Sir/Sir/Madam/Sirs > the subscription will be “yours Faithfully”
“ Dear Mr. Singh/Dear Ms.Jacob > salutation will be “yours sincerely”.
A number of people think that style does matter for making sth sensible and smart. Don’t You? Let see 2 versions of letter and decide at your own level, ‘the best’.
Vodafone India Limited
3/4 Berli, Mumbai- 50
25 th May 2009
Respected Ms. Mubina
It is with great pleasure that we inform you that you are proud winner in our Vodafone India Talk contest. We send you are heartiest congratulation on the same.
As per rules already announced ,you will receive a cash prize of RS. 3 lakhs. You will be required to present yourself at Mumbai to receive your prize at our office on 25 th inst. You will be required to bring with you all such documents as will establish proof of your identity as the right person. (see next page)