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Match the formal expressions (right side) with the informal expressions (left side) .

Obtain

Request

Inexpensive

Children

Reside

Contact

Finally

Inform

Live

Ask for

Get in touch

Kids

In the end

Cheap

Tell

Get

Match the formal expressions (right side) with the informal expressions (left side) .

At first

Begin

Chance

So

Seem like

Wrong

Show

Need

Appear

Commence

Incorrect

Therefore

Demonstrate

Opportunity

Require

Initially

Match the formal expressions (right side) with the informal expressions (left side) .

Buy

Try

Take

Family

By accident

Lucky

Help

Look into

Accidentally

Attempt

Fortunate

Relatives

Assist

Accept

Investigate

Purchase

Match the formal expressions (right side) with the informal expressions (left side) .

Big

Better

Change

Call of

Put off

Put forward

But

And

Postpone

Superior to

Propose

Cancel

While

Transform

As well as

Large

Match the expressions on the left with the paragraphs on the right.

Yours sincerely,

Yours,

I was wondering if I could ask you a favour?

I regret to advise you that ...

Signing off (informal letter)

Giving bad news (formal letter)

Asking for help (informal letter)

Signing off (if you begin with a name, formal)

Match the expressions on the left with the paragraphs on the right.

Dear Sir,

Please contact me if you have any further questions.

Dear Peter,

I would be grateful if you could ...

Closing (formal letter)

Asking for help (formal letter)

Beginning (informal letter)

Beginning (formal letter)

Hello Sabrina,

Dear Mrs Collins,

I'm writing to find out about ...

I look forward to hearing from you.

I apologise for not getting in contact with you ...

See you soon.

I'm not happy about ...

Sorry, I haven't written for ages, but ...

Formal

Informal

I am writing to enquire about ...

I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with ...