I need this month's sales figures because I'll attend an international sales conference tomorrow.Could you prepare and sent it to me ASAP?
ASAP: as soon as possible
Wednesday's meeting is postponed.Shall we meet on Thursday lunchtime in my office? You can call me on 13713999*** if you have any problems.
You are the office manager at an insurance company. You have arranged for contractors to upgrade your computer system. This means the system will be shut down for a full day.
Write a memo of 40-50 words:
informing staff of the shutdown
telling them when it will happen
asking them to prepare alternative work for the day.
from : Tom TO : all staff
date : 25/8
As we plan to upgrade our computer system by the contractors on 28 August, so the system will be shut down for a full day on that day. Please prepare alternative work if you have to use the computer.
Formulate a smoking policy for your office which is fair to both smokers and nonsmokers. Write a 40-50 word memo informing all staff of the policy.
To: All staff
From: Sarah Buffay
As you all know, there is an increasing dispute about smoking in the office. Now we'd like to formulate a policy both fair to smokers and nonsmokers: The vacant room 408 will be opened as "Smoking Room" from tomorrow. All smokers may go there within the time limitation from 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
(1).Referring to previous contact:
Thank you for your letter of (dated), enquiring about …感谢(某日)询问有关……的来信
We have received your letter of (date), concerning …我们已收到(某日)关于……的来信
We are interested in … and we would like to know … 我们对……感兴趣……我们想知道
(2).Stating the reason for writing:
I am writing to enquire about/to confirm that…写信是询问关于……/写信是确认关于
I am writing in connection with … 写信是关于 ……
Looking forward to hearing from you.
I look forward to receive your reply/order/products/etc. 期待收到你的答复，定单，产品等。
I hope that this information will help you. 期待这些消息会对你有所帮助。
Please contact me if you need any further information. 如果需要更多的信息，请你与我联系。
Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions. 有什么问题，请有我联络。
We would like to know about/if … 我们想了解有关……
could youplease give us further detail/information about … 请给我们更多有关…的信息
We would be grateful if you could let us know about/if … 如果能告诉我们有关…，将不胜感激。
Please could you … as soon as possible 请你尽快……
We would be grateful if you could …without delay 如果你能尽快……，我们将不胜感激
I am pleased to tell you that … 我很高兴的告诉你/通知你……
I am delighted to inform you ……
We have the honour to inform you that (of) ......