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French Letters - Writing Letters in French

Lessons to help you write letters in French, including business and personal correspondence as well as a letter to Santa.

Business Letters
Writing a good formal letter in French is less about skill than it is knowing the jargon and the formulas. I've compiled a list of the most commonly needed formulas for commercial correspondence as well as job seekers. There's also a sample letter to help you get started.

Personal Letters
This lesson on personal correspondence will help you find the correct formulas when writing to family, friends, or non-commercial acquaintances.

Writing to Santa
In the run-up to Christmas, it can be difficult to keep students interested. Instead of fighting it, why not incorporate Christmas into the classroom? One fun and easy way to do this is to write a letter to Santa.

Texting - Les Textos français
Learning French is one thing, but French on the internet - in chatrooms and forums - or via text messaging or email can seem like a completely different language. Fortunately, help is at hand. Here are some common French abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols to help you communicate via text.

How to Type French Accents
You don't need software or a special keyboard to type French accents - everything you need to know is right here.

Letter to request genealogy records
A model letter from About.com's Guide to Genealogy.

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