# Writing Formal and Informal Letters. Part 1. Домбровская И.В - 64 стр.

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Closing
Remarks
I trust you will accept this advice, I hope
this will be of help, I would very much
like to know if this was helpful/has been
of some use, etc
Hope this helped, Let me know how it
went, Is this of any use, etc
Letters of invitation
Formal Informal Opening
Remarks
We would be honoured if you, I wish to
cor
dially invite you to, Your presence is
required at, You are invited to attend,
etc
I am writing to invite you to, Why don't
you come and spend some time, Please
come to, I'd love it if you could come to,
etc
Closing
Remarks
We would be grateful if you could in-
form us, We hope to see you, Please
indicate whether you will be able to at-
tend, etc
I'd love to see you again, I hope you'll be
able to make it, Please let me know as soon
as possible, I'm looking forward to, etc
Letters giving directions
Formal
Informal
Opening
Remarks
I have enclosed some directions and a
map, I would be delighted if you could
attend, and to ensure you can find your
way I will write some detailed directions
below, In case you do not know the exact
location of the...hotel/venue, I have in-
cluded some directions, If you follow the
directions below/map below..., etc
In case you don't know the way I'll give
you some directions, Here are a few di-
rections, so you don't get lost, I'll tell you
how to get there, This is just a quick
note, to tell you how to get to..., I've
written some directions, and drawn a
map to help, etc
Closing
Remarks
I trust that you will find these directions
helpful, I hope that you are able to follow
the directions given, etc
I hope the directions above are clear
enough for you, I hope that you can find
your way alright, Please pay special at-
tention to the directions, My directions
shouldn't be too difficult to follow, etc
Application for a job
Opening
Remarks
I am writing with regard to your advertisement, I would like to apply for the post of,
Closing
Remarks
I would appreciate a reply at your earliest convenience, I look forward to meeting
you, Please contact me regarding any queries you may have, etc
Letters of apology
Formal Informal Opening
Remarks
Please accept my sincerest apologies
for..., How can I apologise enough
for..., I must apologise profusely
for..., etc
I hope you will understand when I say that,
What can I say, except I'm sorry that..., I cer-
tainly owe you an apology as I..., I'm so sorry
if I upset you in any way, I find it very hard to
tell you that...and I'm sorry for..., I can't de-
scribe how sorry I am and how guilty I feel,
etc
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Closing      I trust you will accept this advice, I hope Hope this helped, Let me know how it
Remarks      this will be of help, I would very much went, Is this of any use, etc
like to know if this was helpful/has been
of some use, etc

Letters of invitation
Opening      Formal                                      Informal
Remarks      We would be honoured if you, I wish to      I am writing to invite you to, Why don't
cordially invite you to, Your presence is   you come and spend some time, Please
required at, You are invited to attend,     come to, I'd love it if you could come to,
etc                                         etc
Closing      We would be grateful if you could in-       I'd love to see you again, I hope you'll be
Remarks      form us, We hope to see you, Please         able to make it, Please let me know as soon
indicate whether you will be able to at-    as possible, I'm looking forward to, etc
tend, etc

Letters giving directions
Opening      Formal                                        Informal
Remarks      I have enclosed some directions and a         In case you don't know the way I'll give
map, I would be delighted if you could        you some directions, Here are a few di-
attend, and to ensure you can find your       rections, so you don't get lost, I'll tell you
way I will write some detailed directions     how to get there, This is just a quick
below, In case you do not know the exact      note, to tell you how to get to..., I've
location of the...hotel/venue, I have in-     written some directions, and drawn a
cluded some directions, If you follow the     map to help, etc
directions below/map below..., etc
Closing      I trust that you will find these directions   I hope the directions above are clear
Remarks      helpful, I hope that you are able to follow   enough for you, I hope that you can find
the directions given, etc                     your way alright, Please pay special at-
tention to the directions, My directions
shouldn't be too difficult to follow, etc
Application for a job
Opening      I am writing with regard to your advertisement, I would like to apply for the post of,
Remarks

Closing      I would appreciate a reply at your earliest convenience, I look forward to meeting
Remarks      you, Please contact me regarding any queries you may have, etc

Letters of apology
Opening      Formal                                   Informal
Remarks      Unfortunately I must apologise for...,   I hope you will understand when I say that,
Please accept my sincerest apologies     What can I say, except I'm sorry that..., I cer-
for..., How can I apologise enough       tainly owe you an apology as I..., I'm so sorry
for..., I must apologise profusely       if I upset you in any way, I find it very hard to
for..., etc                              tell you that...and I'm sorry for..., I can't de-
scribe how sorry I am and how guilty I feel,
etc