Whether you are able to write fluently in German or just want to be able to at least address the person in German, or even just to understand what you can see on a German letter, this blog post should give you some ideas:
As you can see, there aren’t too many differences, you have your header, then write the address followed by the salutation and text. There are, however, a few things worth pointing out:
I hope this gives you a little insight into German business letters. If you need to write to a prospective German client for the first time, why don’t you use the German salutation and greeting, even if the rest is in English. It might just give you some extra brownie points!
What about German emails? There are also a few things worth noting which I’ll cover in my next post.
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