What should you write at the top of your letter?
Writing an Informal Letter
Remember to put the date at the top of your letter Start with a greeting addressed to the person you are writing to. Include the main ideas you want to communicate. Close with a warm and friendly tone.
writing an informal letter
Salutation: The greeting in a letter to the person you are writing to, such as 'Dear [Name]', 'Hello [Name]', or 'Hi [Name]'.
Body: The main content of your letter, with the most important information first.
Closing: The way you end your letter, such as 'Sincerely', 'Your Friend', or 'See you soon'.
Work together in pairs: What are the differences between writing an informal letter and a formal letter?
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When writing an informal letter, what greeting can you use?
- To Whom It May Concern
- Dear Sir/Madam
What is the recommended closing for an informal letter?
- Yours faithfully
- Best regards
What should you include in the opening paragraph of an informal letter?
- A request for assistance
- A friendly greeting and introduction
- A formal salutation and background information
How would you sign off an informal letter to a close friend or family member?
- Best regards, [Your Name]
- Sincerely, [Your Name]
- Love, [Your Name]
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