Greetings & Closings for FORMAL Email Messages in English

Greetings & Closings for FORMAL Email Messages in English

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0:01 Model email (message to child’s teacher)
1:48 Lesson title
1:57 Writing formal greetings
2:42 Using “Dear Sir or Madam:”
2:58 Using “To whom it may concern:”
3:19 Model email (Impersonal message to unknown recipient)
3:47 Using “Sincerely,”
4:00 Other closings in formal email
4:13 Tips on adding a signature in a formal message
4:43 Lesson ending

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