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English

Writing Letters

Formal

Opening:

  • Dear Sir
  • Dear Madam
  • Dear Sir/Madam

Closing:

  • Yours faithfully

Semi-formal

Opening:

  • Dear Mr. Smith (Neutral in term of marriage status)
  • Dear Miss Jones (she’s unmarried)
  • Dear Mrs. Jones (she’s married or widowed)
  • Dear Ms. Jones (Neutral in term of marriage status)

Closing:

  • Yours Sincerely

Informal

Opening:

  • Dear John
  • Dear Mary

Closing:

  • Best wishes
  • Best regards

Reference: https://www.engvid.com/ielts-writing-letters-how-to-start-and-finish/

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