Semi-Formal Letters

A letter which is not written for an official purpose but, still requires a certain level of formality is known as a semi-formal letter. For example: letter written to neighbor.

  • The letter should be started with an opening salutation (Dear Mr. Brown).
  • The contents of the letter can be divided into 3 paragraphs.
  • The letter should be completed with a closing salutation (Yours sincerely).
Dear Mr. Brown,

I am writing to ………….. (purpose of the letter)……………………….

………………..Elaborate first point of the question……………………..

……………….Elaborate second point of the question…………………

……………….Elaborate third point of the question……………………

Yours sincerely,

Margaret Smith

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