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You can help a letter do its job by doing what?
writing it on pretty, coloured paper
using red ink to make the letter look serious
writing clearly and accurately
Where do you put your address when writing a formal letter?
at the end of the letter
in the top left-hand corner
in the top right-hand corner
Where do you put the date when writing a formal letter?
under the address in the top right-hand corner
just before your signature at the end of the letter
If you didn't know a person's name, how would you start a letter?
Dear Sir, Dear Madam or Dear Sir or Madam
Dear Mr, Dear Mrs or Dear Mr or Mrs
My dearest Sir, My dearest Madam or My dearest Sir or Madam
If you didn't know the name of the person you were writing to, how would you finish a letter?
With love from
If you knew the name of the person you were writing to, how would you start a formal letter?
Dear Mr/Mrs (and put their name here)
Just write their name with no 'Dear'
Dear Sir or Dear Madam
If you were writing a formal letter to someone whose name you knew, how would you finish it?
Which of these is a good way to start a formal letter?
by saying why you are writing
by saying you hope the person you are writing to is well and happy
by telling the person you are writing to that you are well and happy
Which of these is a good way to end a formal letter?
say how much you like the person you are writing to
say how nice you are
say what you would like to happen next
When writing an informal letter you should do what?
scribble it down - you don't need to be neat and tidy
always end the letter with Love and kisses from
write neatly and use clear, simple English