Chinese | Phrases - Personal | Letter

Letter - Address

Mr. N. Summerbee
335 Main Street
New York NY 92926
N. Summerbee先生
Main大街335号
纽约,纽约,92926
Standard English Address format:
name of recipient
street number + street name
name of town + region/state + zip/postal code.
Jeremy Rhodes
212 Silverback Drive
California Springs CA 92926
Jeremy Rhodes
Silverback街道212号
棕榈泉,加利福尼亚,92926
American address format:
Name of recipient
Street number + street name
Name of town + state abbreviation + zip code
Adam Smith
8 Crossfield Road
Selly Oak
Birmingham
West Midlands
B29 1WQ
Adam Smith
Crossfield街8号
伯明翰
西密德兰
B29 1WQ
British and Irish address format:
Name of recipient
Number + street name
Town/city name
County
Postal code
Sally Davies
155 Mountain Rise
Antogonish NS B2G 5T8
Sally Davies
Mountain Rise路155号
Antogonish,新斯科舍省 B2G 5T8
Canadian address format:
Name of recipient
Street number + street name
Name of town + province abbreviation + postal code
Celia Jones
47 Herbert Street
Floreat
Perth WA 6018
Celia Jones
Herbert街47号
Floreat省
珀斯市 WA 6018
Australian address format:
Name of recipient
Street number + street name
Name of province
Town/city name + postal code
Alex Marshall
745 King Street
West End, Wellington 0680
Alex Marshall
国王大街745号
西区,惠灵顿 0680
New Zealand address format:
Name of recipient
Number + street name
Suburb/RD number/PO box
Town/city + postal code

Letter - Opening

Dear John,
亲爱的约翰,
Informal, standard way of addressing a friend
Dear Mum / Dad,
亲爱的妈妈/爸爸,
Informal, standard way of addressing your parents
Dear Uncle Jerome,
亲爱的Jerome叔叔,
Informal, standard way of addressing a member of your family
Hello John,
你好,约翰,
Informal, standard way of addressing a friend
Hey John,
嘿,约翰,
Very informal, standard way of addressing a friend
John,
约翰,
Informal, direct way of addressing a friend
My Dear,
我亲爱的,
Very informal, used when addressing a loved one
My Dearest,
我最亲爱的,
Very informal, used when addressing a partner
Dearest John,
最亲爱的约翰,
Informal, used when addressing a partner
Thank you for your letter.
谢谢您的来信。
Used when replying to correspondence
It was good to hear from you again.
很高兴再次收到您的来信。
Used when replying to correspondence
I am very sorry I haven't written for so long.
对不起,这么久没有给你写信。
Used when writing to an old friend you haven't contacted for a while
It's such a long time since we had any contact.
自从我们上次联系已经过了很长时间了。
Used when writing to an old friend you haven't contacted for a long time

Letter - Main Body

I am writing to tell you that…
我给您写信是为了告诉您...
Used when you have important news
Have you made any plans for…?
你有没有...的计划?
Used when you want to invite someone to an event or meet up with them
Many thanks for sending / inviting / enclosing…
非常感谢发送/邀请/附上...
Used when thanking someone for sending something / inviting someone somewhere / enclosing some information
I am very grateful to you for letting me know / offering me / writing to me…
非常谢谢您让我知道/为我提供/写信告诉我...
Used when sincerely thanking someone for telling you something / offering you something / writing to you regarding something
It was so kind of you to write / invite me / send me…
非常感谢您给我写信/邀请我/给我发...
Used when you sincerely appreciate something someone wrote to you / invited you to / sent you
I am delighted to announce that…
很高兴宣布...
Used when announcing good news to friends
I was delighted to hear that…
听到...我非常高兴
Used when relaying a message or news
I am sorry to inform you that…
很遗憾地告诉你们...
Used when announcing bad news to friends
I was so sorry to hear that…
听到...很遗憾
Used when comforting a friend regarding bad news that they had

Letter - Closing

Give my love to…and tell them how much I miss them.
向...致以我的祝福并告诉他们我很想念他们。
Used when you want to tell someone you miss them via the recipient of the letter
…sends his / her love.
...致上他/她的祝福。
Used when adding someone else's regards to a letter
Say hello to…for me.
代我向...问好。
Used when wanting to acknowledge someone else via the person to whom you are writing
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
我期待着尽快能收到您的回复。
Used when you want to receive a letter in reply
Write back soon.
尽快回复。
Direct, used when you want to receive a letter in reply
Do write back when…
当...,请回复
Used when you want the recipient to reply only when they have news of something
Send me news, when you know anything more.
如果你有更多消息时,请发送给我。
Used when you want the recipient to reply only when they have news of something
Take care.
保重。
Used when writing to family and friends
I love you.
我爱你。
Used when writing to your partner
Best wishes,
衷心的祝福,
Informal, used between family, friends or colleagues
With best wishes,
致以最衷心的祝福,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
Kindest regards,
最衷心的问候,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
All the best,
一切顺利,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
All my love,
致以我的祝福,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
Lots of love,
衷心祝福,
Informal, used when writing to family
Much love,
衷心祝福,
Informal, used when writing to family