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Business German
Commercial Correspondence 1

A-I | J-R | S-Z
Phrasebook | Commercial Correspondence

Also see: Im Büro, a glossary of
items found in a typical office.

The following sample business letter is one in a series of examples that could be used for correspondence in Austria, Germany or Switzerland. See the numbered comments in red to the right of the letter.

Also see: German Business Vocabulary, Im Büro, our English-German Business Phrasebook and the related links below.

Tourist Office Enquiry

1 Your name and return address
2 If writing from outside Germany, you would add your country on the next line.
3 tourist office
4 Betreff re: (regarding)
5 kindly
6 in addition
7 attractions
8 thanking you in advance
Johann Mustermann 1
Goethestraße 15
54321 Entenheim 2

25. Mai 2003   

Verkehrsverein3 Kirchdorf e.V.
Hauptstr. 45
23451 Kirchdorf

Betreff: Hotels und Pensionen in Kirchdorf 4

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
würden Sie mir freundlicherweise5 eine Liste der Hotels und Pensionen (der mittleren Kategorie) am Ort zusenden?

Daneben6 bin ich an Informationen über Busfahrten zu den Sehenswürdigkeiten7 der Umgebung im Juli interessiert.

Vielen Dank im Voraus!8

Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Johann Mustermann

More Business Vocabulary
An annotated English-German glossary.

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