Research on Language Characteristics of Business Letter Writing

Yingying JIN


Business English letter writing is an important language skill especially for students majoring in English and business English. A large number of scholars both at home and abroad have already started researching on business letter writing, and the fields involved are quite extensive. However, the analysis of the language features of business English letter writing still has yet to fully tapped, which has a great value and space to explore. Especially in China which is increasingly open to the outside world with a booming economy, such a study will significantly promote the multilateral economic intercourse.
This study would systematically summarize the relevant language features of business letter writing, supplemented by a number of examples of demonstration, to deepen the reader’s understanding of business letter writing. In addition, the results of this study will provide some inspirations and suggestions for the instruction of business letter writing.

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