İngilizce iş mektubu yazabilmek için belirlenmiş temel kuralları ve en temel yapıları aslında kolayca öğrenebilirsiniz. Aşağıda vereceğimiz bölümler ve yapılar standart bir iş mektubunda bulunan bölümler ve yapılardır. Bu bilgilerin son kısmında ise örnek mektuplar bulunmaktadır. Bu kurallara ve yapılara dikkat ederek ve biraz da çalışarak iş mektubu yazma konusundaki tecrübenizi kolayca artırabilirsiniz.
The Start (BAŞLANGIÇ)
Dear Personnel Director,
Dear Sir or Madam: (METUBU KİME YAZDIĞINIZI BİLMİYORSANIZ)
Dear Dr, Mr, Mrs, Miss or Ms Smith: (KİME YAZDIĞINIZI BİLİYORSANIZ, RESMİ İŞ İLİŞKİNİZ VARSA UYGUN OLANI KULLANIN)
Dear Frank: (İŞ YAPTIĞINIZ KİŞİYLE YAKIN İLİŞKİNİZ VARSA KULLANIN)
The Reference (REFERANS İÇİN)
With reference to your advertisement in the Times, your letter of 23 rd March,
your phone call today,
Thank you for your letter of March 5 th .
The Reason for Writing (MEKTUBU YAZMA NEDENİ)
I am writing to inquire about
Requesting (TALEB ETMEK İÇİN)
Could you possibly?
I would be grateful if you could
Agreeing to Requests (TALEBİ KABUL ETMEK İÇİN)
I would be delighted to
Giving Bad News (KÖTÜ HABER VERME DURUMUNDA)
I am afraid that
Enclosing Documents (DOKÜMAN EKLEMEK İÇİN)
I am enclosing
Please find enclosed
Enclosed you will find
Closing Remarks (KAPANIŞ BÖLÜMÜ İÇİN)
Thank you for your help Please contact us again if we can help in any way.
there are any problems.
you have any questions.
Reference to Future Contact (İLERİDE GÖRÜŞME İSTEĞİNİ BELİRTMEK İÇİN)
I look forward to …
hearing from you soon.
meeting you next Tuesday.
seeing you next Thursday.
The Finish (BİTİRMEK İÇİN)
Yours faithfully, (If you don’t know the name of the person you’re writing to)
Yours sincerely, (If you know the name of the person you’re writing to)
Best regards, (If the person is a close business contact or friend)
Sample Letter (ÖRNEK MEKTUP
Here is a sample letter using some of these forms:
Ken’s Cheese House
34 Chatley Avenue
Seattle, WA 98765
October 23, 2006
Cheese Specialists Inc.
456 Rubble Road
Dear Mr Flintstone:
With reference to our telephone conversation today, I am writing to confirm your order for: 120 x Cheddar Deluxe Ref. No. 856
The order will be shipped within three days via UPS and should arrive at your store in about 10 days.
Please contact us again if we can help in any way.
Director of Ken’s Cheese House
Director of Ken’s Cheese House
2520 Visita Avenue
Olympia, WA 98501
3487 23rd Street
New York, NY 12009
September 12, 2000
To Whom It May Concern:
With reference to your advertisement in yesterday’s New York Times, could you please send me a copy of your latest catalogue. I would also like to know if it is possible to make purchases online.
English Learners & Company
2398 Red Street
Salem, MA 34588
March 10, 2001
Thomas R. Smith
3489 Greene Ave.
Olympia, WA 98502
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