_Unit Five. Enquiries. Making Enquiries. --To learn ways of making an enquiry. - -To learn useful terms and expressions for making enquiries. --To practice writing letters of enquiry . What is Enquiries?. 介绍 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Text of _Unit Five
Making Enquiries--To learn ways of making an enquiry. - -To
learn useful terms and expressions for making enquiries. --To
practice writing letters of enquiry.
What is Enquiries?
Generally an enquiry includes many parts:the name of
goodsqualityquantity terms of priceterms of payment time of
shipment packing methods, etc. If possible, tell the reader where
you learnt of his company or its products.
-----Kinds of enquiry
Kinds of enquiry(1)General enquiry In which the buyer hopes to
get the general information about the goods he wants to buy from
Kinds of enquiry(1)
Dear Sir/Madam,Thank you very much for your letter of December
12th from which we know that you are exporting Electric Products.
We have an enquiry here for your products and their packing in
detail as soon as possible for our reference. We would also like to
have your price list.We will really appreciate it if you quote us
your most favorable terms. Yours faithfully,
Sample 1A General Enquiry
Kinds of enquiry(1)/1112
Sample 1A General Enquiry
Kinds of enquiry(2)Specific inquiry In which the buyer hopes
that the seller can quote prices for specific commodities, .
Kinds of enquiry(2)Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your fax of
August 8, 2005 from which we learn that you are an exporter of
medicine. Please quote the lowest prices on CIF(=cost insurance and
freight) Sea for the following:1. 2 MT Vitamin E 50%2. 4 MT Vitamin
B complex Packing: 25KGS/BAGTerms of payment: By Irrevocable L/C at
sightTime of Shipment: September 20th, 2005Your prompt reply will
be appreciated.Yours faithfully,
Sample 2Specific Enquiry
Kinds of enquiry(2)/2005881. 2 MT Vitamin E 50%2. 4 MT Vitamin B
complex 25/2005920Sample 2Specific Enquiry
obtain...from: e.g. I obtain your name from an old friend of
mine. Commercial Counselors Office: establish: e.g. establish
business relationships establish new business extend: e.g. We would
like to extend our business with you in this line.
quotation: (make, send, give, cable,for, of)e.g. Please make
(send, give, cable) us your quotation for 300 cups. enter into
business relationships: latest: e.g. This is the latest fashion.
irrevocable confirmed Letter of Credit: () leading
dealer/largest dealer: ()e.g. leading department stores (importers,
exporters, etc.) ()
our products are of best quality: ofour products are best in
quality for your reference: for your guidance; for your
information; for your consideratione.g. A market survey will be
sent to you for your reference.