Printables for This Topic:
Writing a Notice
– Read the sample notice. On a separate page, list your observations
about the structure, how contact details are given, etc. on the lines
Writing a Letter
of Complaint – Imagine that you have ordered a product online
that turned out to be faulty, or that you ate at your favorite restaurant
lately and got food poisoning.
Formal Recommendation – Formal recommendations could include
writing a recommendation letter for someone who is looking for a job,
or recommending a curriculum or policy change to your school.
Formal Letters: The
Report – Break into small groups. Each group will be assigned
a news article. Read the news article, write a short report on the
Letter of Resignation – Compose a letter of resignation to your
employer. Looking at the format of the sample letters you have been
given, choose the appropriate form for each part of the letter and
Use Formal Language – Many writing occasions call for a formal
style. When using a formal style, certain words and phrases are more
appropriate than others.
The Business Letter
– The first paragraph of a typical business letter should state
the main point of the letter. Begin with a friendly opening; then
quickly transition into the purpose of your letter.
The Letter of
Complaint – They are doing something that really annoys you,
and you are trying to solve the problem without having to take legal