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informal letters

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informal letters

  1. 1. Informal letter writing chethana g krishna
  2. 2. First write your address over here on the right hand side. Informal or Personal letter Now the date Then drop down one line and write Dear by the left hand margin. That’s over here! chethana g krishna
  3. 3. Your Address, Your City, Postcode. September 30, 2007 Dear Informal or Personal letter Who is the letter to? Write that here. And don’t forget the comma afterwards! , chethana g krishna
  4. 4. September 30, 2007 Dear Informal or Personal letter , You’re writing to a friend or relative so you can be chatty and friendly in your opening paragraph. Your Address, Your City, Postcode. chethana g krishna
  5. 5. Informal or Personal letter Hi, how are you doing? I know that you’ve just moved up a year at school. What’s your new teacher like? In your first paragraph you could tell your friend or relative some exciting news… In your second paragraph you could tell your friend or relative how you’re feeling… In your third paragraph you could tell your friend or relative a secret… chethana g krishna Dear ,
  6. 6. Informal or Personal letter At the end of your letter, don’t forget to sign off. Because you know them well, say goodbye in a friendly way… Lots of love Love from Best wishes Thinking of you Take care Finally, sign your name. chethana g krishna
  7. 7. Your letter could look something like this: Dear Scott, Hi, how are you doing? I know that you’ve just joined for a MBA course . What’s your new college like? I bet it’s really cool. Do they offer placements after you graduate? Ours does. Today we were informed about the placement season and were taught how to write effectively to impress the interviewers. I’m in the top group for this semester which is great. My two best friends in class are in the group too so we have a lot of fun. I’ve just started to interact with people and I am feeling the use of communication skills through practical experience. I have to report the happenings in the form of a report which is handwritten. That is the only thing that is bothering me. Otherwise , we are having fun. We’ve been on our toes nearly every day since joining here. Our college is helping us to change our outlook and converting us as true professionals in a methodic manner so that we can turn into good managers in our future Well, I’m running out of room, so I’d better say goodbye for now. I hope your new class is good fun and you’re learning lots! Best wishes, Your Address, Your City, Postcode. September 30, 2010 chethana g krishna
  8. 8. First write your address over here on the right hand side. Informal or Personal letter (Traditional) Now the date Then drop down one line and write Dear by the left hand margin. That’s over here! With a sloping margin chethana g krishna
  9. 9. Your letter could look something like this: Dear Scott, Hi, how are you doing? I know that you’ve just joined for a MBA course . What’s your new college like? I bet it’s really cool. Do they offer placements after you graduate? Ours does. Today we were informed about the placement season and were taught how to write effectively to impress the interviewers. I’m in the top group for this semester which is great. My two best friends in class are in the group too so we have a lot of fun. I’ve just started to interact with people and I am feeling the use of communication skills through practical experience. I have to report the happenings in the form of a report which is handwritten. That is the only thing that is bothering me. Otherwise , we are We’ve been swimming nearly every day since Easter. Our school has an outdoor pool which is fantastic. It’s a bit cold to start with, but you soon warm up. I’ve learned to swim breaststroke now, but I still need to work on my frog’s legs! Well, I’m on our toes nearly every day since joining here. Our college is helping us to change our outlook and converting us as true professionals in a methodic manner so that we can turn into good managers in our future Best wishes, Your Address, Your City, Postcode September 30, 2010 chethana g krishna
  10. 10. Practice exercises <ul><li>Write a letter to your friend of your teachers’ day celebrations at your B-school and the role taken by you as an organizer </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter of introduction to a friend in Jamshedpur to accommodate another friend from Hyderabad who would be visiting and say how each will enjoy the company of the other </li></ul>
  11. 11. Practice exercises <ul><li>Write a letter to your sports club declining the invitation for the trekking trip to the Himalayas explaining reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter to the newspaper of the problems faced by you as a motorbike driver from your hostel to college indicating the bad state of roads </li></ul>
  12. 12. Practice exercises <ul><li>Write a leave letter to your principal mentioning the dates and reasons for your absence </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter to your young cousin doing graduation to pick up the habit of reading newspapers highlighting how it is helping you in your career </li></ul>

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