Business Letter About James E. Porter’s “Intertextuality And The Discourse Community”

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San Bernardino, CA


(909) 537-0000

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.

Complimentary close,


Your name


Department or Office (if applicable)

Email address

Enclosure: [can be a resume, proposal, report, etc.]

cc [lowercase]: [other recipients of this letter; cc means carbon-copy]