Dear Sir or Madam

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Anonymous:
Hi! I'm writing a motivation letter for a committe of 4 men and 1 woman. Can I start my motivation letter with "Dear Sirs and Madam,"??
Hi,

I'm writing a motivation letter for a committe of 4 men and 1 woman. Can I start my motivation letter with "Dear Sirs and Madam,"??

Yes. Another alternative would be Dear Committee Members,

Best wishes, Clive
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I wouldn't if I were you. The "Dear Sir/Ma'am" type opening is only only ever used when you don't know the people you are writing to. Otherwise it sounds rather silly. Try to think of a different opening. Also, it depends on where you are. I think in British English, using sir and ma'am is a lot more common than over on this side of the pond, where in certain areas, people react with hostility to "sir" and "ma'am", in other areas, especially in the South, they are a term of respect.
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Dear Committee Members

I like that one much better.
Anonymous:
So do I. Thanks Emotion: smile. And what do you think about the rest of my motivation letter?
I am writing to express my interest in students' exchange programme Erasmus. I am currently studying on forth year of Electronics and Telecommunications. I would like to crown my education on Silesian University of Technology with one semester of studies abroad. I have been achieving very good grades throughout the studies and I also consider my language skills good enough to proudly represent my university. I consider Erasmus programme a great chance of broadening my knowledge as well as meeting new, interesting people. I would also like to challenge myself against living in another country. I am convinced that in case I am accepted I will be able to get the best out of the exchange programme and contribute to it as well. Thank you in advance for considering my application.
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