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It will be filled with Englih expressions that you should know.
These are good and useful English expressions!
Please help yourself to copy them.
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Write your own with the new phrases you just learned.

How to write 'Greeting cards and Condolence cards'
(source from Writing for the Real World 2)
Greeting cards are often used for particular occasions. Here are some typical examples.
A letter of congratulations

Dear Jess,

I am writing to congratulate you on your appointment as Vice President of KG Electronics.

I know that you will achieve great success in your new job, and I look forward to continued co-operation between our two ompanies.

Sincerly yours,

Maria Campaign

A letter of sympathy

Dear Mei,

I was very sorry to hear about your accident, and I hope you get well soon. Don't worry about work for a while-just concentrate on getting better.

We all look forward to welcoming you back to the office when you are ready.

With very best wishes,

Tom Nakamura

A thank-you email

I arrived home safely yesterday, and would like to thank you for all your help during my stay in Karachi, and the delicious dinner on my final evening. The chicken tikka was wonderful.

My trip to Pakistan was very useful, and I look forward to meeting you again at the annual sales meeting in Paris next year. I will able to show you around the city and return your hospitality.

I have attached a few photograps of the dinner.

Thank you again.

Sincerely yours,

Kimberly Huss

Writing cards
Christmas / New Year (to a business acquaintance - formal)
Season's Greetings
Wishing you a healthy and propsperous 2010

Marriage (formal)
We would like to wish you both a long and happy life together.
Very best wishes from The Kim family

Birth (informal)
Wonderful news!
You must be thrilled!
Fond regards,

Congratulations on your new arrival!

Very sorry to hear about your accident.
Get well soon!

We hope you will make a speedy recovery,
and hope to see you soon

I was very sorry to hear of your illness(accident).

I was deeply shocked to hear of Matthew's passing.