Wring Informative Business Messages
I am pleased
happy to tell
advise you that ... 坏消息？
am sorry to tell
advise you that ...
We regret that ...
We are unable to ...
We are able to ...
We have been forced to ...
This is owing to ...
due to ...
a result of ...
because of ...
注？owing to 通常用于不好的消息。如果想在原因中使
用动词；请加上the fact that的从句。
We regret that we are unable to reduce out prices.
You have had to raise your prices because the government has increased the sales tax.
We have been forced to raise our prices because the government has increased the sales tax.
We are able to give you a discount of 5% if your order is more than $8,000.
We are sorry that we are unable to accept payments in Egyptian pounds but we are able to accept US dollars or Euros.
increase prices --- fall of the dollar
We have been force to increase our prices. This is owing to the fall of the dollar.
Delay the delivery of the goods --- strike by airline pilots
We have been forced to delay the delivery of the goods. This is owing to the strike by airline pilots.
Increase all salaries by 10% --- rise in sales
We are able to increase all salaries by 10%. This is the result of a big rise in sales.
Cut all salaries by 10% --- fall in sales
We have been forced to cut all salaries by 10%. This is due to the fact that there has been a fall in sales in the past ten months.
Cannot deliver your new order --- we have not received your payment fro the last order
We regret that we are unable to deliver your new order immediately. This is owing to the fact that we have not received your payment for the last order.
Cancel the meeting --- a lot of staff have been ill
We have been forced to cancel the meeting. This is because some members of our staff have been ill.
We would be grateful if you could ...
We would be appreciate it if you could ... as soon as possible.
You have seen an advertisement in the newspaper for a post as office manger. You want an application form.
I would appreciate it if you could send me an
We would be grateful if you could send a repairman to fix our photocopier as soon as possible.
You have moved your office and you want the post office to forward your letters to your new address.
Please could you forward my letters to my new address.
You want the telephone company to put another telephone in your office. You need it urgently.
We would appreciate it if you could put another telephone in our office immediately.