Formal letter writing pattern

A formal letter writing pattern is actually a template used for writing formal letters mainly for business purposes. A formal letter writing pattern is different for the each type of formal letter, as referred in the article where we have clarified four types of formal letters.

Formal letter writing pattern gives you the most basic outline of the letter, which you are required to fill in with the appropriate data, according to the purpose of the letter you are writing. These data may be as follows:

  1. Recipients name and address
  2. Date
  3. Purpose of the notice.
  4. Subject of the letter
  5. Exposition
  6. Suggestions
  7. Conclusions
  8. Closing note
  9. References
  10. Appendixes / enclosures, and etc.

Since the formal letter writing pattern differs in accordance with the type and purpose of the letter, different pattern of formal letter is used for writing apology and invitation letter. Therefore, please feel free to consult links below for the particular formal letter writing patters:

  1. Formal apology letter template
  2. Formal application letter
  3. Formal business letter
  4. Formal complaint letter
  5. Formal invitation letter
  6. Formal request letter
  7. Formal resignation letter
  8. Formal thank you letter

Please bear in mind that pattern of writing letter you can find on the links above should serve only as a guideline for you, when you draft formal letter, and therefore pattern should be adjusted to reflect your objectives and purpose of formal letter.