Languages › English as a Second Language Business Letter Writing: Placing Orders Share Flipboard Email Print webphotographeer/ E+/ Getty Images English as a Second Language Business English Pronunciation & Conversation Vocabulary Writing Skills Reading Comprehension Grammar Resources for Teachers By Kenneth Beare English as a Second Language (ESL) Expert TESOL Diploma, Trinity College London M.A., Music Performance, Cologne University of Music B.A., Vocal Performance, Eastman School of Music Kenneth Beare is an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher and course developer with over three decades of teaching experience. our editorial process Kenneth Beare Updated March 27, 2017 The following letters place product orders. Useful Key Phrases Would you please send ...According to your website / magazine / leaflet, ...COD (cash on delivery)NOTE: The initials at the bottom of the letter indicate who the letter is from followed by who typed the letter - for example: from Ken Beare typed by Ron Easton = KB/re Example Letters May 23, 1999 Mr. Jack Brown,DirectorUsed Books OnlineSeattle, WA 98795 Dear Mr. Brown: Would you please send me the following used books via COD? According to your Web site, orders need to include the title, author, and publisher. Title: "Driving Home"Author: Peter LawfordPublisher: Jackson and Co. Title: "Landscaping for Fun"Author: Janet PattersonPublisher: Nature Ltd. Title: "Christmas Myth"Author: Margaret SmithPublisher: Smoothers Thank you very much, (signature here) Fred Finkleham,Professor, OUS FR/to For more detailed help with standard business writing skills, I highly recommend these business English books. For more examples of various business letters, use this guide to different types of business letters to learn more types of business letters.