A Look at the Major differences between Formal and Informal Letters

Not long ago, I wrote an article about the differences between formal and informal language with a special emphasis on the major difference between the two which is that one of meant for professional purpose while the other is not. The same [basic] difference applies when talking about formal and informal letters. Now you [...]

Reasons Why Teenagers Should Be Encouraged To Write Letters Even In This Age Of Digital Communication

Today, letter writing is almost obsolete; sadly. The very many available digital means of communication have replaced the need for writing letters as people would rather chat with their friends via Facebook/BBM or send work-related communications via email.  And let’s be clear about this- the potentials of Digital Communication are too important to be disregarded. [...]

EMAIL ETIQUETTE: Tips for Successful Electronic Letter Writing

You must have studied in school how to write letters, whether formal or informal. But in this age, most letters are not written with ink on paper, but electronically. It is not unusual nowadays to submit your essays, resumes, application letters, class presentations and assignments, and all such matters using your email address. Now the [...]

All You Need To Know About LETTER WRITING

Letter Writing Letter writing is an essential skill. Despite the prevalence of emails and text messages, everyone has to write letters at some point. Letters of complaint, job applications, thank you letters, letters requesting changes or making suggestions — the list goes on and on. Letter writing is part of the required curriculum in schools. It [...]

Grammar Clinic: Letter Writing (Formal Letter)

A formal letter is an official letter. It is a letter written for official reason. A formal letter is written for different purposes which are. Make a complaint Request something Make an inquiry Apply for a Job Proposal Reference Formal Invitation When writing a Formal letter, there are strict rules you must follow which are You [...]

Grammar Clinic: Summary of the 3 Types of Letters {Formal, Informal and Semi-Formal Letter}

Letter Writing Types of Letters - Formal, Semi-formal and Informal Letter Writing You can find four basic elements in both formal and informal letters: a salutation, an introduction, body text and a conclusion with signature. Salutation The salutation is also known as the greeting. Formal letters often begin with Dear Sir/Madam. If you know the [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL Difference Between Formal And Informal Letter

The purpose of this lesson is to differentiate between Formal and Informal letter. There are some significant differences between formal and informal letter that should not be overlooked. Many students do not really know these differences. Here is an opportunity for you to learn, know and understand these differences. Differences between Formal and Informal Letter 1. [...]

Grammar Clinic: Letter Writing (Informal Letter)

An Informal letter is a personal letter written to someone we are familiar with. An informal letter can be written for any reason or purpose. An informal letter is also called personal letter, the recipient could be your friend, sibling or other family member. An Informal letter is just a written means of communication. When [...]

Grammar Clinic: Letter Writing {Semi – Formal Letter}

A. SEMI-FORMAL LETTER There are occasions when you will need to write someone a semi-formal letter.Usually, this will be a letter that you need to write to someone older than yourself but usually on a private of family matter. A Semi-formal letter is type of that is sent to someone you know, but do not [...]

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