Perfect Letters and Emails for All Occasions

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Perfect Letters and Emails for All Occasions is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to get the most out of their written communication. Covering everything from advice on how to write to your MP to tips about "netiquette" and avoiding offensive blunders, it is a one-stop-shop for anyone who wants their writing to get results. Whether you're sending a reply to a formal invitation or writing a covering letter for a job application, Perfect Letters and Emails for All Occasions has all you need to make sure you ...

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Overview

Perfect Letters and Emails for All Occasions is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to get the most out of their written communication. Covering everything from advice on how to write to your MP to tips about "netiquette" and avoiding offensive blunders, it is a one-stop-shop for anyone who wants their writing to get results. Whether you're sending a reply to a formal invitation or writing a covering letter for a job application, Perfect Letters and Emails for All Occasions has all you need to make sure you get your message across elegantly and effectively.

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847945495
  • Publisher: Random House UK
  • Publication date: 8/9/2010
  • Series: Perfect series
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

George Davidson is a former senior editor with Chambers Harrap. He is an experienced researcher and writer of reference books.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Letter structure and layout 3

2 What to write on and what to write with 17

3 Envelopes 21

4 Email 29

5 Planning, writing and checking letters and emails 35

6 Invitations and replies 48

7 Thank-you letters 68

8 Congratulations 80

9 Bad news, sympathy and condolences 85

10 Love letters 101

11 Business letters, faxes and memos 107

12 Complaints, criticisms and apologies 126

13 Letters relating to employment 141

14 Seeking sponsorship or donations 163

Quick Reference Section

QRl Abbreviations frequently used in addresses 167

QR2 Correct forms of address for letters and envelopes 173

QR3 Watch your language! 184

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