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Recall and recapitulate the main elements and format of formal letter
Identify and give a proper beginning and closing for formal letter
Write a formal letter in the correct format
Recall and recapitulate the grammar topics - Future Perfect tense, Idioms and phrases, prepositions of direction
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Who would you write a formal letter to?
Someone you know well
A family member
Someone you don't know well
None of the above.
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Which of these are examples of formal letters? (There is more than 1 correct answer)
An invitation to your friend's birthday party
A letter from the dentist to make an appointment
An invitation to attend a job or college interview
A thank you letter to your auntie.
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A formal letter, as the name suggests, is usually written for official reasons. The content here is strictly formal with a specific structure and format.
An informal letter is a personal letter you may write to a friend or a relative to ask for something or communicate with him/her .
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First Paragraph of a Formal letter
The first paragraph should be short and state the purpose of the letter- to make an inquiry, complain, request etc.
Few possible lines of a formal letter:
Through the columns of your esteemed daily, I want to draw your and our readers kind attention towards the___________.
I am writing to inform you about ...
I am writing to ask/inquire about ...
I would like to apply for the position of ...’
‘I am writing to complain about the poor service we received at ...’
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Main body or Second paragraph of a formal letter
The paragraph in the middle is the soul of the letter and should contain all the relevant information.
Formal letters should not be very long, so keep the information to the essentials and concentrate on organizing it in a precise and logical manner rather than expanding too much.
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Ending a formal letter
Before you end your letter, make sure that you provide a clear course of action for the reader.
Making a complaint? Make it clear that you need a reply.
Applying for a job? End on a positive note and say that you are looking forward to hearing from them.
Sign off with ‘Yours sincerely'.
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A formal letter for your reference
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Tips of writing a formal letter
Make sure you double check for grammatical accuracy and spellings. They carry marks.
Leave adequate number of lines between paragraphs to make it look neat.
Underlining the main points is very important. But it is advised to do it after finishing your letter. Use a pencil and scale for underlining.
Presentation is very important.
Read a lot of letters to get an idea.
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When you write a formal letter, where should your address be?
Top right-hand corner
Top left-hand corner
After you sign off (at the end of the letter)
After your greeting
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What should you write after your address?
The address of the person you are writing to
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What is the correct format for the date in a formal letter?
Friday 11th September 2021
September the Eleventh
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Which of these would be an acceptable greeting if you were writing a formal letter to Dr. Thomas? (There is more than 1 correct answer)
Dear Sir or Madam
Dear Dr. Thomas
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Which of these would be an acceptable sign-off to a formal letter?
Speak to you soon
Bye for now!
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Complete the sentence by choosing the correct form of the verb. Before they come, we ____________________ the house for 5 hours.
will have cleaned
will have been cleaning
are going to be cleaning
will be cleaning
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Complete the sentence by choosing the correct form of the verb. She _______________ the book for four months by the end of October.
won't have written
won't been writing
won't have writing
won't have been writing
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Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence given below. The swimmers swam ________the lake in five minutes.
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Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence given below. Walk _____ the forest and you will see a hill right _____ you.
through, in front of
across, in front of
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Dad walked into the living room. We all yelled "Surprise!" He just stared with his mouth open. Mom said, "Cat got your tongue?" What does "Cat got your tongue" mean?
Dad was speechless.
A cat stuck it's tongue out at dad.
Dad had a cat grabbing his tongue
Dad couldn't believe everyone was there.
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Jerry hadn't completed his math or reading work. He had a test in science tomorrow. He knew he was skating on thin ice but wanted to play outside. What does it mean to be "Skating on thin ice?"
He wanted to go ice skating really badly.
He was going to get in trouble if he wasn't careful.
The ice he was skating on was dangerous.
He wanted to go skiing.
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Now I can: *Recall and recapitulate the main elements and format of formal letter *Identify and give a proper beginning and closing for formal letter *Write a formal letter in the correct format *Recall and recapitulate the grammar topics - Future Perfect tense, Idioms and phrases, prepositions of direction
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Date- Formal Letter Writing S.no. -
Write a letter to the editor of a leading newspaper creating awareness about rising pollution and expressing your concern about the poor AQI index