Formal Letter Writing

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Formal Letter Writing

  1. 1. Letter Writing: Structure CLASS DISCUSSION What are formal letters and what are informal letters? What types of formal letters are there? Good news or neutral letters Bad news or refusal letters Persuasive letters
  2. 2. Letter Writing: Structure What are we learning today?! <ul><li>Structure of Formal Letter writing </li></ul><ul><li>Using a sample: Letter of Compliant – pick out the purpose of each paragraph, suggest appropriate phrases to replace </li></ul>
  3. 3. Letter Writing: Structure <ul><li>Your address </li></ul>Date Recipient Recipient’s add Salutation Title Introduction Explanation of problem Give suggestions Ask for action. Seek common understanding. Valediction Signature Full Name Status Dear Sir Yours faithfully Valediction Salutation Yours sincerely Dear [name] Yours faithfully Dear Sir
  4. 4. Letter Writing: Title <ul><li>Your address </li></ul>Title Date Recipient Recipient’s add Salutation Introduction Explanation of problem Give suggestions Ask for action. Seek common understanding. Valediction Signature Full Name Status
  5. 5. Letter Writing: Title Which title is better? 2. 1. Long wait at Polyclinic I waited a long time at the Polyclinic
  6. 6. Letter Writing: Title Which title is better? 2. 1. Long wait at Polyclinic I waited a long time at the Polyclinic
  7. 7. Letter Writing: Title Which title is better? Letter of complaint on unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s Unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s 2. 1. Long wait at Polyclinic I waited a long time at the Polyclinic
  8. 8. Letter Writing: Title Which title is better? Letter of complaint on unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s Unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s 2. 1. Long wait at Polyclinic I waited a long time at the Polyclinic
  9. 9. Letter Writing: Title Which title is better? Your food eat already can puke!!! Disappointed with the quality of food Letter of complaint on unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s Unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s 2. 1. Long wait at Polyclinic I waited a long time at the Polyclinic
  10. 10. Letter Writing: Title Which title is better? Your food eat already can puke!!! Disappointed with the quality of food Letter of complaint on unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s Unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s 2. 1. Long wait at Polyclinic I waited a long time at the Polyclinic
  11. 11. Letter Writing: Title Which title is better? Language : Polite and to-the-point Your food eat already can puke!!! Disappointed with the quality of food Letter of complaint on unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s Unsatisfactory service at MacDonald’s 2. 1. Long wait at Polyclinic I waited a long time at the Polyclinic
  12. 12. Letter Writing: Introduction <ul><li>Your address </li></ul>Title Date Recipient Recipient’s add Salutation Introduction Explanation of problem Give suggestions Ask for action. Seek common understanding. Valediction Signature Full Name Status Tense: Present Introduce The problem Yourself
  13. 13. Letter Writing: Explanation <ul><li>Your address </li></ul>Title Date Recipient Recipient’s add Salutation Introduction Explanation of problem Give suggestions Ask for action. Seek common understanding. Valediction Signature Full Name Status Tense: Past What happened? Be specific! When? Where?
  14. 14. Letter Writing: Suggestions <ul><li>Your address </li></ul>Title Date Recipient Recipient’s add Salutation Introduction Explanation of problem Give suggestions Ask for action. Seek common understanding. Valediction Signature Full Name Status Tense: Present Give sensible suggestions
  15. 15. Letter Writing: Suggestions <ul><li>Your address </li></ul>Title Date Recipient Recipient’s add Salutation Introduction Explanation of problem Give suggestions Ask for action. Seek common understanding. Valediction Signature Full Name Status Tense: Present “ Thank you.” “ I am sure that providing good service is important to your restaurant.” “ I hope you will look into this matter.”
  16. 16. Letter Writing <ul><li>Your address </li></ul>Title Date Recipient Recipient’s add Salutation Introduction Explanation of problem Give suggestions Ask for action. Seek common understanding. Valediction Signature Full Name Status

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