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WALT We Are Learning To: Write a business letter Click on the next button, or on a part of this letter to find out more. NEXT
header This is the header area. It shows the business’ name, address and phone number. What other information could be included in the header?
logo Most businesses have a logo, which would be included on all of their business documents. Many businesses have a ‘house style’. This means that they will always use certain fonts or colour schemes. This makes their business documents easy to recognise.
address This is the address of the person that the letter will be sent to. Mrs Anne Example is one of the company’s customers. The address has been lined up (justified) to the left.
date Business letters always include a date. The date is usually lined up (justified) to the right.
salutation The main part of the letter starts with the words: Dear Mrs Example This part of a letter is always lined up (justified) to the left.
text The text in this letter has been broken up into short paragraphs. Most businesses know that their customers are more likely to read a short letter!
signature At the end of the letter there is a signature to show who it is from. The person’s name and job title are usually printed underneath the signature. This signature uses a font that looks like handwriting.
footer This is the footer. It might contain the business’ motto, the names of the directors or logos for awards the business has won. What will you put in the footer on your letter?