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Write an E-Mail for a Meeting Invitation

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I need to write a formal email replay?

When I got email messages from people, specially from my boss, I cannot choose formal words. I have tried: I try most of the time to make it good. I think it was caused by: lack of email-exchanging experience and problems with the English language.

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The best way is to start learning some basic sentence grammar and syntax that will assist you in writing business letters. Avoiding colloquialisms, slang, and sentences that look too short and simple could be achieved by learning new words and revising the old ones with a dictionary. Each dictionary entry may show whether the word is informal (colloquial) or not. Slang waters down the language too. Professionalism and jargon can merge well with the whole neutral formal style of business letters. If you make a mistake in an important resolution or answer, then do not hesitate to send a follow-up letter with errata. Learning to speak and write formally may take years, but perfection is the key: never give up and find out whether certain usages for each word, phrase, or grammar is suitable for a formal style.

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Let us look at some examples in phrases: colloquial (informal) "don't" becomes formal "do not", colloquial "it is me" becomes "it is I", colloquial "a person knows their business" becomes "a person knows his business", "emails" becomes "e-mail letters", "website" becomes "Web site", etc.

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When writing a letter do not forget about adverbs and adjectives. A simple: "I want to know what to do" will become "It is my responsibility to inquire you promptly on the nature of my immediate business".

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Slang is not acceptable: "tweet" should not be used for "I sent a message on Twitter", "App" or "Sync" should not be written instead of "application" and "synchronization", and "for real" cannot be used instead of "speaking frankly". These are words and phrases that water down the English language, and they will fall out of fashion in a few years.

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Start a written letter with your address written at the right margin. Split your address in two or three lines. Add an empty line after it and write a full date ("1st of January, 2016"). Add an empty line and write the addressee's name and address. Split it into 3-4 lines. E-mail messages do not typically resort to adding addresses.

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Greeting in letters typically start with "Dear" ("To whom it may concern:" is acceptable too), which is a formal type of addressing a person: "Dear Sirs and Mesdames:" (formal), "Dear Sir or Madam:" (less formal), "Dear Mr. Smith:". You should distinguish between "Mrs." (a married woman), "Miss" (an unmarried woman), and "Ms." (neutral).

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State your inquiry, thank the person if needed, include a closing phrase ("I am looking forward to...", "I hope for the best in our mutual partnership...", etc.), and end a letter with "Yours faithfully," or "Faithfully yours," if you do not know the name of the person or "Yours sincerely," or "Sincerely yours," if you know the name of the person. At the next line, write your name without any punctuation. Then, on the next line, you may write your company. At the end, you can place your signature.

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Formal Email template for a formal Lunch Meeting?

I got a new Director of Marketing, I want to send him an email for our lunch meet. Just now I had a conversation with him, can you help me? I have tried: Telephone call. I think it was caused by: Nothing was rude, the only thing is I want to grab his attention

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Need to send a meeting invitation (follow up on some issues).

Need to send meeting invitation (follow up on some issue ) and show our interest to cooperate in the coming future , need the best formal way

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