Modern communications mean that it’s no longer necessary to write letters. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

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has
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made it obsolete to write
letters
. Writing
letters
was an
activity
of the past. I completely agree with the view as improvement in technology has been a massive benefactor in the
communication
sector which has almost killed
letter
writing. Before the advent of the technological paradigm shift,
letter
writing was a regular
activity
among individuals. For almost every major
communication
purpose,
letters
were used. But lately, as the technology progressed the
activity
almost subsided. Nowadays, communicating with someone is just a click away. The major reason for the downfall of
the
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art is that it is
time consuming
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.
Further
, it takes several days for a message to be communicated whereas, nowadays, the message can be sent in an instant irrespective of its form i.e text, image or videos. What is more, writing
letters
are
also
prone to security breaches. The content in
letters
are
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generally sealed or pasted in an envelope. The
letter
traverses through numerous middlemen which makes it redundant to send important or confidential information.
However
, with technological
developments
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the privacy issue has been completely resolved. It has become possible to communicate without
interference
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of
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any middle party.
For example
, messaging applications like “
watsapp
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WhatsApp
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” uses end-to-end encryption which does not let anyone except the sending and receiving users
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view the message. To conclude, writing
letters
is slowly vanishing from every aspect of
communication
.
This
revolution has helped humans immensely as what was unthinkable in the past has become a reality now.
Although
there still exists the systems of the traditional
activity
such
as a post-office or a
letter box
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,
as
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letter
writing is still a small proportion of the
communication
sector. It is just a matter of time when the
activity
would have completely subsided and given way for a much better and efficient form of
communication
.
Submitted by vikram1857ad on

The Greeting

Depending on the style and aim of the letter, you will need to adapt your greeting.

Always start an informal letter in the ways:

  • Dear + name
  • Hi / Hello + name

‘Dear...’ is more appropriate, so stick with this.

For a formal letter there are two options for the greeting:

  • Use Dear Sir or Madam if you don’t know the name of the person you are writing to.
  • Use Dear + surname if you do know their name, e.g. Dear Mr Smith or Dear Mrs Jones.

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