For general training writing Task 1, you will be asked to write a letter.

  1. Informal Letter (If you are writing to family or friends)
  2. Semi-formal Letter (If you are writing to a work colleague, neighbour or someone you know well)
  3. Formal Letter (if you are writing to a business person, administration or local newspaper.)

In your letter, you might be asked to

  1. Request information
  2. Give personal or factual information
  3. Explain a problem or solution
  4. Explain wants or needs / make a request
  5. Complain / appreciate about a service
  6. Make a suggestion or recommend something

Improve Your Score

Your answer will be assessed based on the following criteria.

  1. Task achievement – Does your letter answer all the part of the questions? Are all your ideas relevant?
  2. Coherence and Cohesion – Are your ideas well organised, clear and well connected?
  3. Lexical Resource – Have you avoided repeating the same words and copying words from the question?
  4. Grammatical range and accuracy – Have you made few grammatical mistakes and shown a range of grammatical structures?

Organise your writing

  1. Greeting
  2. Opening Statements (Introduce yourself, say why you are writing)
  3. Explain the point 1, 2 and 3
  4. Closing statements (signal the end of the letter)
  5. End the letter        

Opening lines

We need an opening line in a business letter or professional email:
to make reference to previous correspondence; to say how we found the recipient’s name/address; to say why we are writing to the recipient.W

I am writing this letter to you regarding the…

I am writing to enquire about … .

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