第二讲 商务英语写作的文体风格

(一)商务书信的文体风格

一封好的商业书信应该体现出语言自然精练、行文流畅、可读性高的文体风格。

商业书信的写作必须力求“自然”,不能满篇都是过时的商业行话。例子:

使用过时商业行话的句子 自然的句子

Incompliance

with the afore

-mentioned

agreement, dispatch of goods will be

undertaken

subsequent

to receipt of

said monies

. .

As agreed, we shall forward the

goods to you when we have

received your cheque

We should be obliged if you

could contact our Mrs Xiao at an

early date. . Please contact Mrs Xiao

soon.

We beg to inform you that we are

herewith canceling our order for

the same. . I am afraid we are

canceling our order for the

above goods.

Assuring you of our best attention at

all times, and awaiting the favour of

your early response. . I look forward to hearing

from you soon.

8 Due to the fact that your contract has

lapsed, we are unable to comply with

your request. . As your contract contract has lapsed

we cannot do as you request.