Match the formal expressions on the left with the informal expressions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable.
Formal - informal letter.
  • Dear Mrs Collins,
  • I apologise for not getting in contact with you ...
  • I am writing to enquire about ...
  • Please accept my apologies.
  • This is as a result of ...
  • I very much appreciate your ...
  • I look forward to hearing from you.
  • Please find attached my report ...
  • I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with ...
  • Yours faithfully,
  • Thanks.
  • See you soon.
  • Sorry, I haven't written for ages, but ...
  • Love
  • I'm very sorry about ...
  • I've attached ...
  • This is because of ...
  • Hello Sabrina,
  • I'm not happy about ...
  • I'm writing to find out about ...
CORRECT!

Well done!

FCE Formal vs Informal Letter 2

1) Dear Mrs Collins, Hello Sabrina,
2) I apologise for not getting in contact with you ... Sorry, I haven't written for ages, but ...
3) I am writing to enquire about ... I'm writing to find out about ...
4) Please accept my apologies. I'm very sorry about ...
5) This is as a result of ... This is because of ...
6) I very much appreciate your ... Thanks.
7) I look forward to hearing from you. See you soon.
8) Please find attached my report ... I've attached ...
9) I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with ... I'm not happy about ...
10) Yours faithfully, Love