Start of the formal letter
What is the purpose of the letter? The first paragraph should be short and state the purpose of the letter- to make an inquiry, complaint, request etc.
- I am writing with regards to the position of ……….
-I am writing to inform you about ...
-I am writing to ask/inquire about ...
-I would like to apply for the position of ...’
-I am writing to complain about the poor service we received at ...’