Spanish for Professional Purposes...

...for teachers and students who see the need for Spanish language and Hispanic cultures knowledge in professional contexts.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Opening & Closing Business Letters

To open a business letter or email in Spanish, use the following greetings (saludos):

Estimado title last name: [for a man]

Estimada title last name: [for a woman]

Estimados / Estimadas [for letters or emails directed at more than one person]

To close a business letter or email in Spanish, use:


With email it's particularly tempting to use less formal language, but in a professional context and working in your second (or third!) language, it's better to stay formal and use the above terms.

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