ENGLISH – WRITING AN INFORMAL LETTER – GCSE
Learning Objective: To understand what an informal letter is, what they
are used for and how to create one successfully.
What is an Informal Letter? What are they used for?
1. An informal letter is a letter that is written for a informal, everyday reason.
They are usually addressed to people that you know, a family member,
other relative or friend.
2. They are often written to say thank you, ask/offer for information, extend
an invitation, congratulate, sympathise and other similar reasons.
3. When you write informal letters you must remember that there are rules of
presentation. You should always include, dates, names and salutations and
where appropriate you can include addresses. Remember to lay it out in
organised paragraphs as well.