寫信目的 (申請 / 邀請 / 感謝 / 投訴 / 祝賀 / 詢問)
I am writing to apply for a precious opportunity to work in a bank that enjoys years of reputation.
I am writing to invite you to participate in an international conference that is to be held in Beijing on September 12, 2005.
I’m writing to extend my heartfelt thanks to all the nurses and doctors in your hospital.
I’m writing to complain about the poor quality of an air conditioner from Sun Appliance Company.
I am writing to express my sincere congratulations on your champion in 4th National Speech Contest that was held in Shanghai.
I am writing to ask for your help. (some information about the …) / I am writing to inquire about …
l 用過渡詞 first, second, third 等闡述寫信原因，提出具體的要求，具體的建議或者忠告
[Example] Write a letter of application according to the following situation. You saw an advertisement in this morning’s newspaper. A company needs a typist and you are interested. Write an application to that company. In your letter, provide the necessary information about yourself, and tell them that you are qualified for that job.
[Example] I read today’s Beijing Youth this morning, pleased to discover that your company is looking for a typist. I am really interested in this job and I think I am qualified for it. (題干信息) First, my typing speed is as high as 200 words per minute, which is the definite weight for a qualified typist. Second, I can speak and write English fluently, so I will be capable of typing both Chinese and English. Third and last, a warm-hearted woman who is always ready to help other people, I don’t think I have any problem while working with other colleagues. (原因分析)Under these circumstances, I firmly believe that I can contribute to prosperity of your company. On the other hand, a foreign company with an international background will certainly enrich my working experience and broaden my mind, thus paving a way for my prospective career(總結)
I would appreciate your assistance in this matter. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Look forward to your reply.
Please allow me to extend my sincere thanks/congratulations once again. I am eager to hear from you.
I will greatly appreciate a response from you at your earliest convenience.
I am looking forward to your replies at your earliest convenience.