How to Write a Letter: Informal and Formal English

Writing style is the manner of expressing thought in language characteristic of an individual, period, school, or nation… Learn how to write a letter in formal and informal ways.

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How to Write A Letter in English

Informal Letter

Rules for writing Informal letters:

  • Write your full name and address even if it is an informal letter.
  • Divide your letter in small paragraphs.
  • Keep your writing simple.
  • Make a good choice of words especially if you are writing an apology letter or a letter to express your condolences in case of a death.
  • Most people close the letter with phrases like ‘Yours affectionately/With love/All the best/Take care’ etc.

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Formal Letter

Rules for writing Formal letters:

Let us understand a few ground rules while writing formal letters:

  • You need to write your full name, address and date before you begin the letter
  • Address the person you are writing the letter to with correct name and designation.
  • It is always advisable to start the letter with ‘Respected Sir/Madam’ or ‘Dear Sir/Madam’ and then mention the name and the address.
  • Before beginning to write the letter you must state the purpose of the letter in one line titled ‘Subject’.
  • Your letter should be very crisp giving out only that information which is required.

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Mahendra raj giri
Mahendra raj giri
2 years ago

Its very helpful to improve the skill of writing letter . May i know the ideas about the use of connective .

Ayan
Ayan
2 years ago

Please help me today

Tagu markus
Tagu markus
2 years ago

It’s useful for me to increase my insight about writing letters

Ann
Ann
11 months ago
Reply to  Tagu markus

why

Sunil kumat
Sunil kumat
2 years ago

Na

its ya girl lil tay
its ya girl lil tay
2 years ago

Thank you. This was very helpful and easy to understand. I will continue to utilize your tutorial as a guide for future assignments.

Ahmed Elhussien Awadalla
Ahmed Elhussien Awadalla
2 years ago

very useful course for the improving the skills of writing lettersd

Deepak Kumar singh
Deepak Kumar singh
2 years ago

How to write informal letter

Kim
Kim
3 months ago

I can’t believe you do not know what an informal letter means . I will give you a hand .

Manish
Manish
1 year ago

Awesome!! 😲👌

Joy
Joy
1 year ago

Easy

Okorie Emmanuel
Okorie Emmanuel
1 year ago

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Sudath
Sudath
1 year ago

It’s very useful article for learners so keep ahead.

Ernest kalegha
Ernest kalegha
1 year ago

So nice

hazam
hazam
1 year ago

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Ann smith
Ann smith
11 months ago

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ambesh sharma
ambesh sharma
5 months ago

it is very helpful to me to write informal and formal letter i got good marks when i write letter if any person also same tell

Kim
Kim
3 months ago

This example is great it has help my friend,that why I give it an A💖

Jiya
Jiya
3 months ago

This is very helpful

Mayachar
Mayachar
2 months ago

very use full thank you team

Johnson
Johnson
2 months ago

Gboy

B. Vedika
B. Vedika
2 months ago

I want formal letter and informal letter on independence day

Mohammed Abdulrahaman
Mohammed Abdulrahaman
24 days ago

am glad to be here

Glisten
Glisten
23 days ago

Very useful thank you

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