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Writing Task

You and your friend have bought tickets to the theatre. However, you can’t go with him/her for a certain reason. Write a letter to your friend and say

  • Apologize about the situation.
  • Explain the reason why can’t you make it.
  • Suggest what to do with your ticket.

You recently visited a store and didn’t like the customer service there. Write a complaint letter to the store manager and say

  • What was the issue there?
  • Why wasn’t the staff helpful?
  • Suggest what can be done about it.

You found a job opportunity in a foreign country. Write a letter to your friend who knows about the country. In your letter mention the following:

  • What is the nature of your future job?
  • Why did you apply for that job?
  • Ask for details and his/her advice about the country.

You have lost an important document recently. Write to your manager regarding this and say

  • What is the document?
  • How and when did it happen?
  • What did you do regarding this matter?

Your colleague from a different town is coming next month and you are moving out of your current accommodation. Write a letter to the colleague to recommend they move into your house and say

  • Why are you moving to another house?
  • Describe your present accommodation.
  • Explain why it will suit your colleague.

You need to attend a family event. Your child will be missing school for a day. Write a letter to the school principal and say

  • What is the event?
  • Why is it important for your child to be there?
  • How will your child make up for missed lessons?

Write a letter to a friend to ask for his/her help to collect money for a charity organization. The letter needs to cover the following details:

  • Why do you want to collect money for the charity organization?
  • Ask your friend to help.
  • Explain in detail how your friend can help.

Write a letter to your manager to tell him/her about some company documents that you lost while traveling with them. Please say

  • What were the documents?
  • Where and when did you travel with them?
  • Suggest a solution for this situation.

You recently visited a foreign country during a work trip and made a new friend there. Write a letter to your friend after coming back home and say

  • Describe how you feel being back home.
  • Express your thoughts about the visit.
  • Invite your new friend to your country.

Write an inquiry letter to your new employer with a suggestion to hire your close friend or relative. In your letter say

  • Who is this person?
  • Why should your employer hire him/her?
  • Suggest what job he/she should be doing.

It is important to construct common areas such as parks, playgrounds and squares in all towns and cities. Do you agree or disagree?

International travel brings benefits to travelers and countries visited, but it also causes problems for the environment. Do the disadvantages outweigh the advantages? Give your own opinion and relevant examples.

Nowadays young people prefer going to shopping centres rather than spending their time in organised activities such as sport or music. Do you think this is a positive or a negative development? Give reasons to support your opinion using your own knowledge and experience.

All over the world people spend more time on sports and exercises these days. Does this development have more advantages or disadvantages? Give your opinion with supporting examples from your own experience.

Some people think the air travel should be restricted because it causes environment pollution. Do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion and relevant examples.

Nowadays in some countries children are given fewer responsibilities compared to the past. Some people believe it is a positive development while others argue otherwise. Discuss both views. What is your opinion? Give some relevant examples from your own experience.

Some schools start teaching a foreign language in primary school years. Do advantages of teaching languages to young children outweigh the disadvantages? Give your own opinion and examples.

International sporting events could contribute greatly to peace and stability in the world. Do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion and relevant examples.

Nowadays many young people are often spending their free time in shopping centers. This has a negative effect on the youths and the society. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give your opinion and relevant examples

New parents should attend parenting classes to learn how to bring up their children well. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement? Give your opinion, supported by examples from your own experience.

Nowadays all new town planning should include public parks, shopping malls and sport facilities. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?