Hosting a dinner party can involve a lot of preparation, depending on how many people it is for and how elaborate the proceedings will be. One of the first jobs of hosting a dinner is to write the invitations for each of your guests. These invitations should contain all the important information about the dinner party that your guests need to know. How formal your invitation is ultimately depends on the type of dinner party you intend on having.

一封完整的邀请函要包括晚会的所有重要信息,包括时间、地点、人员、着装要求(有些晚会主人会确定dressing code,通常是一个主题元素,比如polka dots波点,大家的身上都要有一个波点的元素)。邀请函要多正式是根据晚会的正式程度定的。下面就向大家介绍写作晚会邀请函的步骤。

1 State the request and the purpose of the dinner in your first line. For example, "James and Natalie invite you to join them for dinner to celebrate their first wedding anniversary." A more formal invitation might read, "Mr and Mrs Smith request the pleasure of your company at a dinner to celebrate their first wedding anniversary."


2 Write the date and time that the dinner party will be held. For example, "Tuesday, 5th July 2011, 7:30 p.m."


3 Inform your guests where the dinner is taking place. For example, "At Home," or "At Two Chefs Restaurant." Be sure to include the address of the venue.


4 Provide details concerning the dress code. Black tie or smart casual are typical dinner party choices.


5 Place an RSVP at the base of the invitation with contact details such as a phone number or email address. The RSVP requests that recipients

inform you whether they will attend or not. With a more formal invitation, you can include a reply card and a self-addressed envelope for responses. 在邀请函下方附上回执。(RSVP是回执的意思,来自法语 répondez s'il vous pla?t, 意思是 "Respond, if you please.”)回执可以通过电话或者邮箱回复。回执是让对方告知你愿不愿意出席。更正式的回执通常会有一张卡片和一个用来答复的信封,方便客人回复。


第二篇:邀请函常用语句 3800字


1、I’d like ...to come to dinner. 非常希望...共进晚餐

2、request the pleasure of…… 恭请...

3、The favor of a reply is requested. 敬赐复函

4、May I have the honor of your company at dinner? 敬备菲酌,恭请光临

5、Thank you for inviting us to dinner. 谢谢您邀请我们共进晚餐

6、I hope you’re not too busy to come. 我期望您会在百忙中光临

7、The reception will be held in ..., on ... 招待会定于...在...举行

8、We sincerely hope you can attend. 我们期待您的光临

9、We are looking forward to ... 我们期待着....

10、We have decided to have a party in honor of the occasion. 为此我们决定举办一次晚会

11、Please confirm your participation at your earliest convenience. 是否参加,请早日告之

1、I am writing to invite you to…


2、I think it would be a great idea if you could participate in…


3、I wonder if you can come…


4、How would you like to join us in…?


5、Would you please drop me a line to let me know if you can come to…?


6、My family and I would feel much honored if you could come.


7、I really hope you can make it.


8、We would be looking forward to your coming.


9、I would like to meet you there and please let me know your decision soon.


10、We would be very glad to invite you as an expert to our university/college to… 很高兴邀请您作为专家到我们学校……


1. I am pleased to invite you to attend… 非常高兴邀请你参加……

2. It is my pleasure/a great honor for me to invite you to… 非常荣幸邀请你参加……

3. It is with great pleasure that I invite you to attend… 非常高兴邀请你参加……

4. I take great pleasure in inviting you to… 非常高兴邀请你参加……

5. I am longing to see you soon. 我盼望你早点起来。

6. I am sure that you will enjoy yourself here. 我保证你会高兴到这儿来。

7. We look forward to seeing you. 盼望你的到来。

8. I hope that you won’t decline my invitation. 我希望你不会拒绝我的邀请。


We would like to invite you to …

I would like to see your presence at …

May I ask you to consider …

I would be most grateful if …

I wonder if you could come to …

We should be grateful if you could …

I take the pleasure to invite you to …

It is with the greatest pleasure that I write to cordially invite you to …

It gives me the greatest pleasure to invite you to…

We should be very grateful if you could…


I would feel honored if you could come.

I do hope that you can make it.

I‘m looking forward to your participation in …

I look forward to hearing from you.

I do hope that you will be able to come.

I would like to meet you there and please let me know your decision.

My family and I would feel honored if you could come.

My family and I look forward to seeing you.

We should be very please if you could honor us with your presence.

Would you please drop me a line to let me know if you can come?

Thank you for your time and consideration.


As you are a close friend of our family, my parents and I would very much like you to participate in the … and share our joy.

The occasion will start at … There will be activities such as …

We should be very pleased if you could come and have dinner with us this evening. Would you like to join us to celebrate …?

Would you care to come to my house for …?

Would you please consider the possibility of …?

If that time does not fit into your schedule, please feel free to suggest a day that is more convenient to you.

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