Sabtu, 30 Juni 2012

Jenis-jenis Surat - Letters

1. Types of Letter
1. Formal Letters

Written to a business, to college or any professional that are not considered friends or family. And complete part of letters.

2. Informal Letters

A letter you would write to a friend or family member. It does not need a format, but there is a standard.

2. Samples of Letter
1. Welcome Letter

The feeling of happiness and gratitude to the recipient for becoming a member of an institution or group. The employer writes a welcome letter to a newly hired employee. A student may receive a welcome letter from a college that he passed. Store owners may also send letters to their customers welcoming them to try their latest products and promos.

2. Appreciation Letter

A written expression of gratitude. It contains notes of appreciation for the kind deed of the recipient.

3. Apology Letter

A sorry letter, often with a supporting explanation. Verbal apologis are usually more difficult that people resort to letters instead. Such letters are a good way to reach out and extend to the other party.

4. Collection Letter

A business reminder of outstanding credits due, or overdue credits that must be paid immediately. It is a written reminder of your obligation to settle necessary payments.

5. Invoice Letter
A written request for the invoice number of a sales transaction.

6. Invitation Letter

A formal written request for the presence of the recipient on an occasion. It may be informal gatherings like a birthday or Christmas party. It can also be a business invitation to a meeting. The important details of the occasion are included in the letter like the name of host, date, time and venue.

7. Marketing Letter

Sells products to customers. These are usually mass-produced and distributed to many. This is a good way to disseminate information about new products being sold.

8. Rejection Letter

A certain requested has been denied. A supporting explanation usually follows. As an example, a university sends rejection letters to students who failed their entrance exams. The student will not be allowed to enroll in their school.

9. Application Letter

A letter of application, also known as a cover letter, is a document sent with your resume to provide additional information on your skills and experience.

3. Parts of Formal Letter
1. Sent Date
Ex. : 11th February, 2008 or February 11th 2008

2. Sender Addres
Ex :
Jl. Pemuda No. 30 A, Padang
081166 0000
E-mail :

3. Recipient Addres
Manager Personalia
Tri Media, CV
Jl. H. Agis Salim No. 26 Padang
Telp./Fax. 0751 700000
E-mail :
Website :

4. The Greeting or Salutation
Ex : Dear Sir, or Dear Mr. Defrion,

5. Paragraph
Ex :

I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in the Times Union. As requested, I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.

The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. The key strengths that I possess for success in this position.

  1. I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications.
  2. I strive for continued excellence.
  3. I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers.

With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project. I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.

Please see my resume for additional information on my experience.
I can be reached anytime via email at or my cell phone, 081166 0000.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this employment opportunity.

6. Sender Signature

The signature is the last part of the letter. You should sign your first and last names. The signature line may include a second line for a title, if appropriate. The signature should start directly above the first letter of the signature line in the space between the close and the signature line. Use blue or black ink.


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