Sincerely faithful and Faithfully sincere

Sometimes higher-level students might ask you about how to construct a formal letter in English (useful for FCE and above for students and teachers!). Generally, “Yours faithfully” is the way to finish a letter to someone you don’t know (“Dear Sir or Madam”) and “Yours sincerely” is the way to finish a letter to someone who has a name or who you have a formal but known relationship with (“Dear Mr Smith”).

I found this page on http://www.dailywritingtips.com/yours-faithfully-or-yours-sincerely/ (I soooooo recommend this site!) which provides details on all of that and more if anyone has ever been confused by it.

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2 Responses to Sincerely faithful and Faithfully sincere

  1. guarany says:

    Tnanks, Dave. I’ve taken a look at it. The users’ comments are so insightful! 🙂

  2. RaiulBaztepo says:

    Hello!
    Very Interesting post! Thank you for such interesting resource!
    PS: Sorry for my bad english, I’v just started to learn this language 😉
    See you!
    Your, Raiul Baztepo

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