Writing task: informal transactional letter
Anglų laiškas. Writing: informal transactional letter. Plan of the letter. A sample letter. Writing task.
Greetings: Dear Name ,(don’t forget comma after name)
1 paragraph: a) A few words of thanks for the received letter:
Thanks for your letter – it was great to hear from you.
Thanks for your letter about …
Thanks for your letter, it was so nice to receive the last news from you.
Thank you for your letter. I was very glad to hear from you.
Many thanks for your last letter.
b) Say sorry in case you haven’t written for a long time
I’m sorry I haven’t written for ages/sooner/for so long, because I was ….
c) Describe why are you writing: In your letter you asked me… Well…
2, 3 paragraphs: Give answers you were asked in the previous letter (or according to your task). Be sure you have mentioned all required items.
4 paragraph: Ending:
Ask him/her to write you back soon or to give the news or decision.
Farewell: Take care, Yours, Love, With best wishes then a comma and your name