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FCE - Writing

 
  Useful Phrases - Formal Letter  
  Greeting
  • name unknown : Dear Sir / Madam
  • Name known :  Dear Mr ... / Dear Mrs ... / Dear Ms ... + surname
 
  Reason for writing
  • I am writing to ...
  • I am writing with regard to ...
  • I am writing on behalf of ...
 
  Asking questions
  • I would be grateful if ...
  • I wonder if you could ...
  • Could you ... ?
 
  Referring to their letter/points
  • As you stated in your letter, ....
  • Regarding ...
  • Concerning ...
  • With regard to ...
 
  Closing expressions
  • If you require any further information, please do not hesiteate to contact me.
  • I look forward to hearing from you.
 
  Signing off
  • If dear + name : Yours sincerely
  • If dear Sir/Madam : Yours faithfully
  • If dear + name or dear + sir/madam : Yours,
 
  Name
  • Your first name + surname