2. INFORMAL LETTER IN 7 STEPS 1. SALUTATION, (Comma & Hey!) 2. START A LETTER Thank for the previous letter OR apologize for not writing before, one or two questions about family or friends. (1 paragraph that is short — Informal letters to strangers: good reason why you are writing — 3. BODY Answer the data that you have already been told, express your interest to learn more info on that which was earlier mentioned. Make comments that are positive respond 1 by 1 & use imagination. (2 paragraphs) 4. END YOUR LETTER with some questions so the receiver feels, motivated to reply. Give news, be emotional, plan a date, leave contact details (1 pragraph that is short 5. CLOSING LINE (1 line 10 – 15 words) 6. COMPLIMENTARY CLOSE (one or two words) You may use contractions or phrasal verbs ?
3. INFORMAL LETTER 1. Dear Martin, 2. TO START OUT A LETTER • Thank you for the letter. It had been great to know away from you. How’s the new baby? • thank you for your letter and sorry for not replying sooner. • Sorry I haven’t written for way too long. I’ve been really busy lately. And that means you bought a house that is new write my paper for me! How can it be?
4. 6. COMPLIMENTARY CLOSE • Love, • plenty of love, • Cheers! Take it easy! • Best wishes, • All the best, Marking Code: Capitalization, Organisation, Punctuation, Register/Formality, Sentence Structure, Spelling, Wrong form, Word order, Wrong tense, Wrong word, Word(s) missing, Omit word. INFORMAL LETTER 5. TO END A LETTER • Give my love to… • Ok, i have got to go now, so see you soon! • That’s about all. Do write soon and let me know everything you’ve been doing.