Informal Letter

Writing  - Informal letter
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Writing  - Informal letter

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  • Examples informal letter
  • Structure
  • Writing an informal letter yourself

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Learning goal

During this lesson you are going to practise and improve your writing skills.

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Writing an informal letter

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Informal letter
Eigen adres op de Nederlandse manier.
brief in alinea’s (witregel tussen alinea’s).
1. Opening (waarom schrijf je)
2. Alinea's met daarin de punten vd opdracht!
Conclusie en afronding.I hope to hear from you soon. (= slotzin)
Afsluitende zin

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Informal letter
Dear (name),

I hope to hear from you soon !
Best wishes,

(your first name)

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Mind your grammar!

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Mind your spelling!

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Mind your punctuation!

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Your writing assignment

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 Informal Letter 1
You have received the following letter from your English-speaking friend.

Write your informal letter of reply to your friend (around 140-190 words).

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Informal letter 2
You are studying English at a private language school attended by many international students. You are planning a surprise birthday party for a friend who has been feeling particularly sad and homesick. Write to another classmate and invite him / her to the party. In your letter:
•explain the reason for the party
•give the date and time of the party
•suggest what the classmate could bring to the party.
You should write at least 150 words.

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Informal Letter 3
An English-speaking friend wants to spend a two-week holiday in your region and has written asking for information and advice. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter:
•offer to find somewhere to stay
•give advice about what to do
•give information about what clothes to bring
You should write at least a 150 words.

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Informal Letter 4
You borrowed an important textbook from a classmate last term. You now realize your classmate had returned home overseas and you still have the book. Write a letter to to him / her. In your letter:
•apologize for the mistake
•find out how important the book is to him / her
•say what you will do
You should write at least a 150 words.

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