When you choose to correspond via letter, you need to realize that letters come with a long tradition of formal expectations about parts and layout. Understanding which layout to use can make a significant impression on the overall effect of the message of your letter.
Because many people within business and industry expect certain formats or layouts for specific types of letters, you have to have a good working knowledge of these formats. Only then can you best match your layout with your intended message.
The most commonly used layouts for letters are:
After reviewing the three types of formats, answer the following questions: