Formal Letter


Layout and punctuation of a letter


Have a look at this table to see some suitable greetings, closing remarks, goodbyes and grammar points in Formal and Informal English. This is far from a complete list.


GREETINGSDear Sir/Madam*,

Dear Mr ____ / Mrs _____

To Whom it May Concern

CLOSING REMARKSI eagerly await your response

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further information

GOODBYESYours faithfully*

Yours sincerely**

Best regards

Kind regards

GRAMMARPassive voice


Complex and compound tenses


No contractions (do not, is not)




Samples of Informal Letter Writing





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