BUSINESS ENGLISH - HOW TO ENQUIRE IN THE RIGHT WAY
2. It is basically asking for information.
How do we ask in such a way that the clients
respond to you asap.
How to urge while sounding like you are not
urging at all
3. Enquire vs inquire
In the commercial world, we don’t inquire, we
Enquire –ask questions
Inquire - do an investigation
4. Emails should be concise.
Emails should have:
5. Dear Douglas,
Good day. We are happy to inform that we
are very much interested in your
product(model CJX -23)that we saw at the
trade fair a couple of days ago.
We would like to know if any of your sales
personnel could come and do a
demonstration for us at our office one of
these days so that we can understand the
6. Kindly reply at your soonest convenience.
We are looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you and best regards,
Signature (name, position, company name)
7. Dear Max,
Good day to you. We are looking for a web site
designer for our official site I am writing to enquire
about your advertising service for corporate
companies that I came across a few days ago.
It will be good if you could send us the quotations
attached with your latest catalogue or other
product information that would be useful to us.
8. We are currently doing a price comparison
and have received a few quotations from a
few companies. If you could send us the
information as soon as possible, it would be
helpful for us to make an immediate
Looking forward to hearing your reply.
Thank you and kind regards,
9. Dear Jovian,
Greetings to you. We really appreciate your
continued support that you have been giving us all
As an initiative of showing respect and
appreciation, we would love to hear your opinions
and ideas. As such, we have attached a simple
questionnaire for you to fill up and send to us.
10. We would like to thank you in advance for
your time and effort to fill up this form for us.
We believe it will help us to provide you a
better service in the near future.
Thank you once again.