Letters

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have a problem with the computer at the office which has affected your work. Write a letter to your manager and say

– What problem do you have?
– What difficulties does this create for you?
– What could be done about it?

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have recently stayed with an old friend for a few days. Write a letter to him/her and say

– Tell your friend how you enjoyed the stay.
– Invite him/her to visit and stay at your place.
– Suggest what to do during his/her visit.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to a company manager with whom you arranged a delivery of goods and say

– Inform him/her what items you have purchased that were supposed to be delivered.
– What issues did you face with the delivery service?
– Suggest what can be done about the matter.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have borrowed something from your friend for a party and unfortunately it was damaged. Write a letter to your friend to apologise and say

– What and when did you borrow?
– What happened to it? Why?
– What do you suggest to do about it?

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Apply for volunteering work for a sport event that is going to be held in your city next month. In your letter say

– Why are you interested in this work?
– How could you help during the event?
– Suggest an improvement in some area of the event.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are leaving a job and coming back to your hometown. Write a letter to your friend and say

– What is the reason for your leaving?
– What do you plan to do?
– Where and when will you meet your friend to discuss it?

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your neighbor to say goodbye, as you decided to leave the area and move to a new home. In your letter say

– Explain why you are moving.
– What will you miss the most?
– Invite him/her to your new home.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to an airline manager to find out about something you forgot on the plane during your travel. In your letter

– give details about your flight
– describe the item you forgot
– explain why it is important that you get it back

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You study abroad but for a certain reason you have to drop your study and go back home. Write a letter to your teacher and say

– Explain why you are leaving you study before completing it.
– Say what you like about the study.
– Thank him/her for teaching you.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You will soon start a home renovation, which will continue for a while. Write a letter to the manager of the neighbouring restaurant and explain.

– What will be happening at your place?
– Explain the inconvenience the restaurant might experience.
– Suggest possible solutions to ease the problem.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your local council about the improvement of tourist facilities in your area. Include the following in your letter:

– What are the current tourist facilities in your area?
– What are the benefits tourism brings to local community?
– Suggest improvements that need to be done, in your opinion.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a formal letter to the manager of a construction company. They are building a house near your apartment and you want to complain about the noise and inconvenience in the area.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently read an advertisement about the equipment that you bought a few days ago. However, the information in the advertisement was wrong. Write a letter to the manufacturer and say

– What was the advertisement you read?
– What information was wrong?
– What should the manufacturer do about this problem?

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your rental accommodation was recently damaged due to bad weather. Write a letter to the landlord and say:

– Explain what caused the damage.
– Why do you need them to fix the problem right away?
– What needs to be done to fix it?

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently met a couple who will be visiting your town. Write a letter to them and say

– Suggest what to bring
– Recommend where they should stay
– What places they should visit

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Write a letter to your friend and ask him/her to translate an important document you have received. In your letter say

– Why is it important for you?
– How fast do you need it back?
– Why do you need his/her expertise?

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your friend is planning to come and visit you next month. Unfortunately you can’t meet him/her. Write a letter to your friend and say

– Apologise about it.
– Explain the reason why you can’t meet him/her.
– Suggest a different arrangement to meet later.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently visited a store to repair your computer, but they couldn’t fix it. Write a letter to the store manager and say

– What was the problem with your computer?
– What happened in the store?
– What do you want them to do about it?

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)

One of your colleagues from another country comes to your office for an official meeting. Write a letter to him/her and say

– Describe how to get from the airport to his/her hotel.
– Describe the hotel he/she will be staying in.
– Describe the arrangement for the meeting.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to a friend who is coming to stay at your apartment while you are away on vacation. In your letter

– Tell him/her about your flat.
– Give him/her some instructions about his/her stay.
– Tell him/her what to do in case of problems.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

The company wants to change working hours of its employees. Write a letter and provide some suggestions to your manager about the matter. Explain why your suggestions will be better for both employees and the company.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently saw an advertisement about helpers for children summer holiday camp. Write a letter to camp organizers and say:

– Describe the areas where you can help.
– Give the time period you are available.
– Ask some questions about the camp.

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You are going on a short holiday soon and would like to invite a friend to join you. Write a letter to him/her and say

– Explain why you need a holiday.
– Explain why you want your friend to come.
– Where and when do you want to go?

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Write an inquiry letter to your new employer with a suggestion to hire your close friend or relative. In your letter say

– Who is this person?
– Why should your employer hire him/her?
– Suggest what job he/she should be doing.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently visited a foreign country during a work trip and made a new friend there. Write a letter to your friend after coming back home and say

– Describe how you feel being back home.
– Express your thoughts about the visit.
– Invite your new friend to your country.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to a friend to ask for his/her help to collect money for a charity organization. The letter needs to cover the following details:

– Why do you want to collect money for the charity organization?
– Ask your friend to help.
– Explain in detail how your friend can help.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your colleague from a different town is coming next month and you are moving out of your current accommodation. Write a letter to the colleague to recommend they move into your house and say

– Why are you moving to another house?
– Describe your present accommodation.
– Explain why it will suit your colleague.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You need to attend a family event. Your child will be missing school for a day. Write a letter to the school principal and say

– What is the event?
– Why is it important for your child to be there?
– How will your child make up for missed lessons?

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have lost an important document recently. Write to your manager regarding this and say

– What is the document?
– How and when did it happen?
– What did you do regarding this matter?

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You and your friend have bought tickets to the theatre. However, you can’t go with him/her for a certain reason. Write a letter to your friend and say

– Apologize about the situation.
– Explain the reason why can’t you make it.
– Suggest what to do with your ticket.

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently visited a store and didn’t like the customer service there. Write a complaint letter to the store manager and say

– What was the issue there?
– Why wasn’t the staff helpful?
– Suggest what can be done about it.

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You found a job opportunity in a foreign country. Write a letter to your friend who knows about the country. In your letter mention the following:

– What is the nature of your future job?
– Why did you apply for that job?
– Ask for details and his/her advice about the country.

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)
Write a letter to the manager of the hotel where you stayed about a member of staff who helped you solve a problem. In your letter
– introduce yourself,
– explain the situation, what was the problem and who fixed it,
– offer to reward the person in a certain way.

 

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Write a letter to a English-speaking friend. Thank him(her) for the vacation spent there and for their help with your injury. Tell them about your trip back, and the effects of this injury.

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)
You have bought an airline ticket, but for some reason you will not be able to travel on the day scheduled. Write a letter to the airline company:
– Providing the details of you flight,
– Explaining the situation, reasons why you cannot travel,
– Saying what you expect the airline company do to.

 

Writing Task 1 (a letter)
You have recently left something in a train, write a letter to the manager of the Lost and Found department and specify:
– when you lost it,
– describe the object you have left,
– tell the manager what you want them to do with it.

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)
You are planning to go on a holiday in an English-speaking country where one of your friends reside. Please write him a letter and let him know about the upcoming trip. In your letter:
– Ask for recommendations for places to visit during your trip.
– Ask about accommodations.
– Advise on an program that you and your friend can do together once you will meet him.

 

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Write a letter to your professor about your recent internship and future plans after graduation. In your letter
– Thank him,
– Tell about your duties at internship,
– Share your plans for after graduation.

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)
Write a complaint letter to a moving company, let them know that they have damaged some of your furniture, tell them you`re not happy about the service and suggest a solution.

 

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Write a letter to the head of the department of education to show your appreciation of a course you attended. In you letter
– explain about the course,
– how have the course benefited you in your life/work.

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)
You have been invited by your colleague to his farewell party. You are not able to attend the party, write a letter to the friend
– explain the situation,
– say why you are not attending,
– say something about the period you have worked together and his/her work.

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are not satisfied with the changing room in the sports center that you visit. Write a letter to the manager, in your letter say:
– what the problem is,
– how you feel about this problem,
– what steps you want the manager to take.

 

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

You are a college student in an English speaking country. Write a letter containing your intention to move to a college accommodation. In your letter- introduce yourself
– give reasons why you are not happy with your current accommodation,- explain why you think the college accommodation will be better.

 

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

There will be a traditional celebration in your country and you want to invite your friend from an English-speaking country. Write him/her a letter and
– invite your friend,- explain what happens at the party,- describe the tradition and why it’s important in your country,
– say why it is important for your friend to be there.

 

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are leaving your flat and going away for a period of time. Write a letter to your flat-mate about your keys that you left somewhere inside your flat. In your letter say

– why you had to leave and describe the location of your keys,
– how long you will be away,- what you want him to do when you come back.

 

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

You read a job advertisement for the Children’s Care association. They need volunteers (to work without pay). Write a letter to the organization and say
– why you think you fit that job,- what interests you in this job,- how soon you are available to join.

 

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

You have recently bought some sports equipment recommended by a shop assistant. However, you found a problem while using it. Write a letter to the shop manager, saying
– when and what equipment you bought,- what was the problem with it,- what you want him/her to do about it.

 

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

You have arranged a meeting with your business partner. Unfortunately you have to change the arrangements. Write a letter to your partner, in the letter
– explain the new arrangements,- apologize for changes,- explain the reasons why changes were needed.

 

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

As a part of a promotion, a company is holding a competition and the prize is a computer. The person, who writes the best letter to the manager, wins the prize. Write a letter in order to participate in the competition, in your letter include:

– what your current position is (or your situation),
– what you would do with this prize,
– how this prize can help your future.