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

There is
drastic
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a drastic
the drastic

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change in the ways of
communication
over a period of hundred years. In
this
modern age,
people
use mobile phones, emails, faxes and video calls to communicate with each other But hundreds of years ago,
people
used to write
letters
to communicate
to
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with

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their friends, families and relatives and used to wait for many
days
for their reply.
Innovation
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The innovation

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of
internet
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the internet

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has changed the ways of
communication
. I strongly, agree with the statement that
latest
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the latest

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communication
took over the traditional medium of
communication
through
letters
. Most importantly, in case of
emergencies
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,emergencies

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people
want the fastest way of conveying messages. In
this
modern age,
people
are so busy in their routine life that they prefer fast
communication
, which is possible through the internet only.
People
do not need to wait for many
days
to communicate with their
love
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ones. Long distant
communication
has become so effortless these
days
that
people
do not even think to write
letters
. Modern
communication
make
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makes

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people
feel so content to see their family on
video
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a video
the video

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call. They think
latest
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the latest

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communication
is a blessing for them. Through modern ways of
communication
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,communication

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messages can be sent at any time to anywhere.
People
do not need to go to the post office to mail their
letters
. Even though
,
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apply

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mailing
letters
has become so untraditional
now a
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nowadays

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days
but
still
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,still

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children write
letters
to thank their teachers.
Furthermore
,
people
get happy when they receive mails of admission
letters
from their universities.
In addition
, wedding invitations are
also
come by mails.
Submitted by Aysha 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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