A introduction to IELTS general writing task 2 with exercises.




 Preparation Course  with exercise for the ielts general writing task 2

IELTS Writing General Task #7

How to write a Letter of suggestions and requesting information

Email/Letter template: SUGGESTIONS

Date: .…/…./……..

Dear…….

(Reason for writing – 1st paragraph): I am writing in connection with….  / I am writing to arrange / I am writing to offer suggestions regarding / I am writing to make arrangements …….…….……….…….……….…….……….…….……….…….…………….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…………………………..

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(Make your first suggestion – 2nd paragraph): My first suggestion is / First of all I would like to / I would like to suggest the following ………….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….….…….…….…….….…….….…….….…….….…….….……………….…….….…….…….…….………………

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(Make further suggestions – 3rd paragraph): I suggest that you / A further possibility is / Another possibility would be / I would further suggest / Secondly …….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….………….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….………….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….………….…….…….…….…….…….…….………….

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(Offer a choice and end the letter): Would you therefore mind choosing between …. and …. ? / I look forward to hearing from you / I look forward to receiving your explanation ………………..………..………..………..………..………………..

Yours sincerely (if you know the person’s name)

Yours faithfully (if you don’t know the person’s name)

 

Email/Letter template: REQUESTING INFORMATION

Date: .…/…./……..

Dear…….

(Reason for writing – 1st paragraph): I am writing in connection with…. / I am writing to receive further information regarding / I am contacting you to enquire about / I was hoping to receive more detailed information regarding …….……….…….……….…….……….…….…………….…….…….…….…….…….………

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(Request the 1st piece of information – 2nd paragraph): Firstly / First of all / The first thing I would like to know is / I wonder if you would be able to send me information regarding.. ? ………….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….….…….…….…….….……..

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(Request further information – 3rd paragraph): Secondly / In addition to this / Furthermore / Could you also inform me…? / Do you know if….? / I would also like to know whether / I was hoping you might also be able to tell me about  …….…….…….…….…….…….…….…….………….…….…….………

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(Thank for information and end the letter): I look forward to hearing from you / I look forward to receiving this information / Thanking you in advance for this information / I would like to thank you in advance for ………………..………..………..………..………..……..………..………..……..………..……………….………………..

Yours sincerely (if you know the person’s name)

Yours faithfully (if you don’t know the person’s name)

Letter Writing Practice for the A introduction to IELTS general writing task 2 with exercises: Making suggestions

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You feel that you have been treated differently to your male or female counterpart, on the part of your supervisor.

Write a letter to HR explaining the unfair situation and making suggestions for change within the company.

Write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear Sir / Madam,

Letter Writing Practice: Requesting information

You should spend about 20 minutes on this A introduction to IELTS general writing task 2 with exercises..

You would like to participate in a work-related seminar in another country. 

Write a letter to the person in charge of the seminar and ask for detailed information regarding the dates, program, accommodation and cost. 

Write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear Sir / Madam,

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