3 Notice writing Poster P.369 Notice of appointment Notice of decision Notice of dismissal Notice of activity
4 Notice of Appointment On the proposal of the University Party Committee, the President decided on May 3, 2006 to appoint Professor Guo Yan-ling Dean of FLD. May 3, 2006 Presidents Office
5 Notice of Decision It is hereby announced that, upon the decision of the Party Committee, Comrade Li Ming is appointed Director of the Depertment Office. May 3, 2006 Office of the Party Committee
6 Notice of Dismissal It is proclaimed that the Board of the Directors has decided to dismiss Mr. Wang from the post of the chief of the presidents office. May 3, 2006 Presidents Office
7 Notice of activity Under the auspices of the University Academic Committee, a talk will be given on Modern English Literature by Dr. John Brown, Professor of Cambridge University, in the lecture theatre at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, November 6, 2005 English Department
8 Useful Expressions On the proposal of …the committee decided … It is hereby announced that upon the decision… It is proclaimed that…
9 Note Writing P.375 Sick leave note IOU note
10 Sick leave note Cause or reason Doctors certificate of advice to support application A telegram or something else to support application
11 Useful Expressions I am writing to ask for a three-day sick leave… I am awfully sorry that I cant … … owing to a severe headache It may be possibly a few days before I am able to resume my duties The doctor advises a rest of three more days.
12 Please grant (give) me an extension of leave for as many days (as mentioned above) …from the 16 th to 25 th, both days inclusive I herewith submit a telegram to that effect… I hope my request will be kindly granted.
13 IOU note Dear A, I owe you one emergency dollar. B(Signed)
14 Formal invitation Inviter Invitee Activity Place & location Time, date & day Dressing Contact details Others
15 E. R. (Elizabeth Regina) The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite President and Mrs. George Bush to an evening party in the Garden of Buckingham Palace from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturday the 18 th July 2006 Morning Dress or Uniform or Lounge Suit
16 On the occasion of the visit to China by His Excellency Chuan Leekpai Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, Premier Wen Jia-bao requests the pleasure of your company at a banquet at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 25 August, at the Great Hall of People
17 Useful Expressions A requests the pleasure of your company… A requests the honor of your presence… A requests the pleasure of the company of B. The honor of your presence is requested…
18 Wedding Invitation One simple sentence Inviter(s) in the third person(s) The brides parents (the inviters or host and hostess) No Arabic numerals for time, date and day, but English To wedding reception or wedding ceremony or both R.S.V.P. (Please reply) One month in advance
19 Mr. And Mrs. John Smith request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter Barbara to Mr. David Clark Tuesday, the twenty-first of October at three oclock Holy Family Christian Church New York and afterwards at the reception Queen Hotel R.S.V.P.
20 Formal Acceptance Mr. And Mrs. Richard Anderson accept with pleasure Mr. And Mrs. John Smiths kind invitation to the marriage of their daughter Barbara to Mr. David Clark Tuesday, the twenty-first of October at three oclock Holy Family Christian Church New York and afterwards at the reception Queen Hotel
21 Partial Acceptance Mrs. John Brown accepts with pleasure Mr. And Mrs. John Smiths kind invitation for Tuesday, the twenty-first of October but regrets that Mr. Brown will be absent at that time
22 Formal Decline Mr. And Mrs. Richard Anderson regret that they are unable to accept Mr. and Mrs. John Smiths kind invitation for Tuesday, the twenty-first of October owing to a previous engagement
23 Notes: Repeat the important details in the invitation text in order to avoid misunderstanding. Mention a reason or a cause
24 Certificate Writing To Whom It May Concern This is to certify that Mr. … was employed in the Sales Department as chief salesman from January 1989 to the end of October 1995, during which he faithfully attended to his duties, and left this company of his own accord. Very truly,
25 Marriage Certificate This is to certify that Wang-Wei, male, born on April 2, 1949, and Li Ying, female, born on September 3, 1945, were married on July 15, 1970 at Baoshan County, Shanghai, China. Shanghai Notary Public Office P.R.C Notary: Dong Fang (…) May 8, 1992