Writing an Informal letter
You went on a trip somewhere and you're writing to your friend telling them about the trip. (DON'T FORGET TO WRITE YOUR ADDRESS, THE DATE, USE CONNECTING WORDS, LEAVE LINES BETWEEN THE PARAGRAPHS)
17 Alon Street
May 223rd, 2009
Thank you a lot for your last letter. It was a nice surprise to hear from you. I'm sorry I haven't written to you earlier but I had to organise some things concerning my trip. As you probably remember I've always wanted to visit some unusual places. And now, at last, off I went! However, you'd never guess where I've chosen to spend my holiday. Well, it's Antarctica! You would never think of it, would you? I'm so excited about the whole event! The people I travel with are incredible. They know every path in the snow by heart and they are very helpful. Moreover, they share their knowledge and experience with me. Would you believe that here everything is different? You even need to set your tent in a special way. It's all very challenging. Tomorrow we plan to move further north, so I will not be able to stay in touch for a while. Finally, I'd like to meet you when I get back. Hope you are enjoying your holiday. Write back soon. Best Regards,
Useful expressions for writing a letter:
Address: number+ name + street+ city = 12 Oak Street, London Greeting: Dear ___________, = Dear Tom,
1. Thank you for your letter.
2. It was nice to hear from you.
3. Your last letter was a real surprise.
4. It was so nice of you to remember about...
5.Thanks a lot for the information you've sent me in your last letter. 6. I've just received your letter.
7. I'm so happy to hear that...
8. I'm sorry I haven't answered earlier but I was really busy with my school. 9. I'm sorry I haven't written for so long but...
-Looking forward to hearing from you soon....
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