Formal and Informal Invitation Class 12 - Description
Dear readers, here we are offering formal and informal invitation class 12 pdf to all of you. We invite you to bring this invitation letter to any eminent person to come to your home or family event or any cultural event in the neighborhood. Invitation letter in Hindi Invitations is written to request people to go to any type of meeting or any type of event or program. The primary purpose of the invitation letter is to request the recipient to go and confirm that he would come
However, these invitation letters are mostly used to invite people to social events and can also be used while applying for visas. Depending on the event, these letters can be formal or informal. However, all invitations should be sent well in advance to allow the recipient enough time for advance planning.
Formal and Informal Invitation Class 12 PDF Characteristics of Formal Invitations
1. Meant for a lot of invitees:
- These are written in the third person
- In case a VIP is invited as the chief guest, the name of the VIP must appear prominently.
- The name of the invitee is not to be included. The addressee’s address is to be written only on the envelope.
- The simple present tense is to be used.
- The date of writing is not to be given.
- There is no signature of the host.
- The abbreviation RSVP (French: repondez silvers plait) i.e. ‘Please reply’ is written below on the left side with the name(s), address, and phone number of the host(s).
- Put the invitation into a box.
- Do not exceed 50 words.
2. Meant for an individual (a formal letter of invitation)
- Include the name of the invitee.
- These are to be written on run-on lines. The sentence is not broken into different words/phrases.
- Other details are similar to the mass-scale invitations.
Writing Informal Invitations:
- Written in a letter form, in an informal format. Such letters are very persuasive in nature.
- Written in the first person.
- Salutation is ‘dear + name’.
- Complimentary close ‘Yours sincerely’.
- Date of writing the invitation is given.
- Sender’s address appears on the left-hand side.
- Various tenses used to suit the sense.
The main characteristics of an informal invitation are:
- It is written in the first person (I/we).
- The sender’s address is written as usual but the receiver’s address is not mentioned.
- The date of writing the invitation is given but there is no need to write the year.
- The salutation is Dear + name.
- The complimentary close is ‘Yours sincerely’.
- Various tenses of the verb are used, unlike the formal invitation.
- The invitation does not ask for a reply as in the formal invitation. However, it is polite to reply to the invitation.
- The vocabulary is less formal.
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