Writing an Apology Letter
An apology letter shows that you are sorry and says that you value your
relationship with other people. The sooner an apology letter is written and sent out
the better it is for the relationship. Depending on the nature of the letter, it can
either be written in the business or friendly letter format.
Business Apology Letter
Points to consider
Formal linking words, no use of short
forms, phrasal verbs
First main paragraph Offer your apology.
Clearly state the
Present Continuous, Past Simple,
Present Perfect, Infinitive or Gerund, Passive
Voice, Conditional 1
Dear Mr Williams,
I am writing to offer sincere
Please accept my apology for being
unable to give you a definitive answer at this
time... We apologize for whatever
inconvenience this may cause you, but...
We are very sorry that…