Business Letter About James E. Porter’s “Intertextuality And The Discourse Community”
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA
Date (Month Day, Year)
Name of Recipient
Title of Recipient
Name of Business, Institution, or Organization
City, State, Zip
RE: Subject of Letter [Regarding]
Dear Mr./Ms./Mrs./Dr. last name: [this is the Salutation; use colon if formal, comma if informal]
Open with the context and purpose of the letter. Always use block format (left aligned, single spaced paragraphs, double space in between paragraphs, no indentation at the beginning of the paragraphs).
Subsequent sections discuss supporting points and/or ideas.
Final paragraph(s) provide resolutions, suggestions, or future goals or directions to take. You also want to encourage a continued relationship, collaboration, or cooperation with the reader. You can also invite the reader to contact you with questions, concerns, or ideas.
Department or Office (if applicable)
Enclosure: [can be a resume, proposal, report, etc.]
cc [lowercase]: [other recipients of this letter; cc means carbon-copy]