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Enquiry Letter Format – English Letter Writing Skills– Class X & XII

By:Ruchika Gupta

How to Write an Enquiry Letter for Class X & XII English Syllabus

An Enquiry letter is a formal letter, written to enquire and get details regarding something that a person wants to gain further knowledge about. The method for writing an Enquiry letter has been discussed in detail here (step –wise). The students can see how to compose an enquiry letter and practice to write the following the method and format given below.

 

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Inquiry / Enquiry Letter – Writing Skills – Formal Letter writing – format and example

 

 

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Introduction
An Enquiry letter is a formal letter, written to enquire and get details regarding something that a person is interested in. It could be written with respect to an item that a person is interested in buying, a course that a person wants to study, a vacation trip that a person wants to go on, etc. As the sender of an Enquiry letter needs information about something, the enquiry letter must mention the contact details of the sender where the said information has to be sent. It must contain the particulars of the thing enquired about. It must also list down all the aspects of the thing about which the sender wants the detailed information.

 

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Format of Enquiry letter
The Format of an Enquiry Letter is as follows –
1. Sender’s address: Include email and phone number, if required.
2. Date: Below address. Leave one space or line.
3. Receiver’s address
4. Subject of the letter
5. Salutation (Sir / respected sir / madam)
6. Body
Paragraph 1: Introduce yourself and the purpose of writing the letter
Paragraph 2: Detail of the enquiry
Paragraph 3: Conclude / end
7. Complimentary Closing
8. Sender’s name, signature and designation (if any)

 

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To see a solved example of an Enquiry Letter, Please see the video below –

 

 

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