There is more than one way to organise a formal
letter, but here is one standard way
14 Clivedon Road,
Leisure and Business Travel,
73 Chorleywood Road,
Herts WD3 OQL
As you are probably aware, my
family and I…
1With more formal letters the
address of the person or company you are writing to should be on the left-hand
side of the page, positioned below the address of the sender.
2If you begin the letter Dear
Sir/Madam, you should end it with Yours faithfully. If you begin the
letter Dear Mr (or Mrs/Ms/Miss) Jenkins, you should end with Yours
are some useful phrases/expressions to use when writing formal letters.
I am writing in response to your advertisement in Friday’s
edition of The Times. I would be grateful if you could send me a
copy of your summer brochure.
I am writing to enquire whether you could let me have some
information about your pension scheme.
I would like to know more about the type of accommodation that
you can provide.
MAKE A COMPLAINT:
I am writing to you about an unfortunate incident that took place
in your shop on Tuesday.
I have now been waiting a month for a replacement.
To make matters worse, we were told that there was no record of
I would be grateful if you could refund the cost of the holiday
as soon as possible.
Write about 100—140 words.