Greeting (Lesson) - あいさつ -


Season's greeting

Dear Ms. Johnson,

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our greetings for the holiday season.

We wish to thank you for the privilege of partnering with us this past year and hope this relationship continues.

Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year .

Happy Holidays!


Yours Sincerely,

Jennel Wagner

Relocation notice

Dear Ms. Johnson,

We are pleased to announce that our headquarters will move to a new location on April 1st.


River Building, 

1-2-3 Sugimori,

Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0000


TEL: +81-3-1234-5678

FAX: +81-3-2345-6789

Please note that both telephone and fax numbers remain unchanged.

Your continued support and contribution is greatly appreciated.


Yours truly,

Jennel Wagner


Think about it

  1. Is there anyone you wish to send a greeting card to?
  2. Has your company moved recently?


Let's practice

Based on your answer from “Think about it” or dialogue, please type greeting message and relocation notice in the chat box.

Please include the following information:

Practice A: Make a greeting message

1. Why are you writing the message?

2. What is the name of the person/company you are writing to?

3. Do you want to continue the good relationship?

Practice B: Make a relocation notice 

1. When are you going to move to the new office?

2. Where is the new office?

3. Has the phone and fax number changed?


  Important words and phrases
Nouns greetings, privilege, relationship, contribution, headquarters
Verbs remain
Adjectives continued

第1問 : 配点1 What season do you think the letter was written?

第2問 : 配点1 What does the writer hope to continue doing with the receiver of the letter?
1:Health Life

第3問 : 配点1 In the greeting letter, how long does it say Mr.Johnson has been partnering the writer's company?
1:For decades
2:For days
3:For years,

第4問 : 配点1 When will the office relocate?
1:On April
2:On June
3:On August,

第5問 : 配点1 In the relocation notice, what does it say will not change?
1:Name of the building
3:FAX number,