Three letter (and email) writing tips

We had a letter writing session in class today. Among the many things we discussed, there were these three useful tips to make letters or emails more professional:

NO contractions

  • I’m writing to complain about …
  • I am writing to complain about …

AVOID emotional language

  • The service was a complete disaster
  • The service did not meet my expectations

USE the passive form

  • I expect you to give me a refund
  • A refund is expected



  1. I am giving you one more like.😊
    This and the second tip opened my eyes on my way to write better.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. […] If you missed the writing tips I published earlier this month, you can read them here: Three letter (and email) writing tips  […]


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