Select treatment depending on the age of the person to whom you are writing.For a child under 16 years made contact "you", when dealing with a stranger over this age rules of etiquette require the use of the pronoun "you."Thus it is quite possible to name the boy or girl name with no middle name, for example, "I know, Alexander, you ..." or "I have decided to write to you, Natasha ...".To a man the middle-aged and older treated by name and patronymic.If the letter is official and addressed to the official, regardless of age, call him by his name and patronymic.
At the beginning of the letter politely greet the recipient.If a person does not belong to any particular culture, to fit the traditional greeting "hell
o", "hello."Be careful to use adjectives such as "expensive", "cute" - in a letter to a stranger, they are often inappropriate.
Introduce give some information about yourself.
Briefly specify the essence of his letter.Inform the recipient that you want him to tell something, about something or ask for something to apologize.For example, "I think you will be interested to learn that you have relatives in Belarus" or "Circumstances forced me to turn to you for help."
provides information that you want to convey to the recipient.Try to write concisely, avoid ambiguous phrases and expressions: people do not know you do not know what you to wait, so it is likely to be misunderstood.
The letter specifically specify your request or so that the addressee was no doubt about the fact that you are away from it all the same wish.If you make a request, accompanied by her apologies for any inconvenience.
politely say goodbye.Thank you for your attention to your message.
Re-written letter, please make the necessary corrections.
particularly delicately and elaborately should be taken to writing a letter of request.If the execution of what you're asking, requires considerable effort, the natural reaction of the addressee is the desire to deny you.In such cases it is necessary to consider that can serve as a motive for the stranger that nothing you do not obliged to perform actions in your interest.Gently Appeal to higher feelings: responsibility, compassion, etc.Sometimes, on the other hand, more effective incentives are such as the desire for material gain, to become famous.Request in an official letter to the strength of the rationale and the legitimacy of its references to the law.