Dear Dr. M.C.(note: name of the editor),
I am terribly sorry to write this letter to you for my apology.
When I know about this affair, I was not too much startled and shocked, because after the student sent the same article to two of your magazines, I had found it from my E-mail massage. Immediately I gave the student very serious criticizes.
Anyhow, on the following day, the “AFM”(Note: name of the journal), one of the two magazines, gave the feedback response, saying that this article is rejected for some reasons. Therefore, I took it for granted that there is no more problem of “one paper for two magazines”, and neglected apology. Now I do realize this serious matter and feel absolutely sorry about that.
As for this irrecoverable thing, I am to blame. I was so careless with my student’s action. This is a warning to me to be more careful in the future. Although the student’s distributing one article to two magazines is without my permission but only her own action, I do not want to escape from my responsibility as a teacher. In this regard, I am deeply disappointed and saddened. However, I wish this matter will teach my student a lesson.
Lastly, I would like now to apologize to you for all the troubles and problems that have happened. I promise that this kind of thing will never happen again. I hope I can have your forgiveness, and please give me chances to contact with you in the future.
Thank you for listening to what I have said.
Oct. 31, 20xx
Dear Mr. Clark,
I would like to express my apologies for not being able to keep our 9 oclock appointment. I had a small accident on my way to school. I will come over to your apartment the day after tomorrow ― Monday, November 2, at 9 a.m. if that is convenient for you. I will check my mailbox tomorrow to see if you have left a note for me. Otherwise, I will see you at nine, Monday morning. With many apologies.
Dear Mr. Smith,
I am indeed very sorry that I missed the examination on International Business English Writing you gave last Friday. I feel awful about it and want you to know what happened that day.
I suddenly fell sick early that morning and my parents had to send me to the hospital. Please find enclosed a copy of the medical bill.
I sincerely hope you can understand my situation and accept my apology. I would appreciate your allowing me to take a make-up examination. I will come to your office during your office hour on Monday to discuss this possibility with you. Once again, I apologize for any inconvenience caused.