Beginnings

1 Has modern society changed so much' that the values of the past no longer have any place In my view, society will always need values, and the society we live in today would function better if traditional values were retained. 2 Imagine you were given the chance to step back in time. You would probably be struck by the difference in values between then and now. On the one hand it could be said that those values belong to a bygone age. There are those, however, who feel that society today would...

Writing

Successful Writing Proficiency provides a thorough preparation for the different types of writing necessary for students at advanced levels. The book focuses on the needs of students wishing to sit the Cambridge CAE and CPE examinations as well as any other examinations at a similarly advanced level and prepares students to write all types of composition, including descriptive, discursive, narrative, reports, articles, letters, transactional letters and reviews. Each unit starts with a...

All Kinds Of Work Carried Out Competitive Prices

* Fast service Reliable, experienced workers No mess No fuss No delays spent three days cleaning up after them Broken sink, ruined carpet, damaged door, burst water pipe what about the damage, lost pay, etc Read models (a) and (b) on page 114 and find any examples of unnecessary repetition of the same information phrases taken directly from the rubric, prompts and notes rather than using the writer's own words. Which model is better (a) or (b) Now read models (c) and (d), and find any examples...

Fire Destroys Collection

A painting by Pablo Picasso, which was thought to have been destroyed over forty years ago, was found by building workers in the attic of an old house in the village of Silverdale last Monday. The builders were making alterations to the house when they made the discovery. The painting was wrapped in cloth and leaning against a wall in the attic, which was being cleared in preparation for restoration work. The painting was believed to have been destroyed in a fire in 1950, along with several...

Seaside Town Devastated By Tidal Wave Rescue Teams Working Round The Clock Still Possible Chance Of Repeat Occurrence

Guidelines for Writing Titles Headlines A headline title is a short, clear summary of the information which is presented in a news report article. When writing titles you should give a clear idea of what the article is about so, the main topic of your article should be mentioned in the title. You should also try to arouse the readers' interest. There are a variety of ways to do this. For example, if you are writing a description of a holiday destination, you could use adjectives to make the...

UNIT Reports

1 D You will hear two sales executives discussing a report they are writing. Look at the headings below, then listen to the cassette and a) say what the report is about, and who it will be sent to b) tick the sub-headings in the list below which are dealt with in the report. is an informative formal piece of writing concerning a particular person, , situation, plan, etc it is addressed to one's superior colleagues, members of a j committee, etc, and is written in response to a request or...

Conclusion

Give balanced consideration yo opinion expressed directly incfire * You may include more paragrapt the main body if you wish to inc more points Over the years, mankind has recognised the need for personal and social freedom, and this is perhaps one of the m important social advancements ever made. However, whether it has led to increased personal happiness is highly det able many people would argue that greater freedom has led to increased social disorder and personal dissatisfactioi Firstly,...

Model A

Describe an annual event that you attended and explain why you enjoyed it. About four years ago I was invited to a Halloween party at the home of a friend. I was reluctant at first but I decided to go to help out with the arrangements. On the afternoon of the party, I drove to my friend's house with a huge box of materials which I thought might be useful for the preparations. The children were full of enthusiasm as they worked on their masks and costumes. But the best part of all was making the...

Your Drama Class Is Planning To Stage A Play Write A Letter To Local Magizne Giving Information

confirm booking details no later than giving information is a formal piece of writing related to a particular situation. Its purpose is to give information, usually when this has been requested by someone else. It may also provide suggestions, request help, give an opinion, etc. Each point should be presented in a separate paragraph containing a clear topic sentence supported by examples and or justification. I am writing to inform you that advise you of let you know that I regret am delighted...

Write A Report As Secretary Of The School Photography Club

Auditions were held on 15th July to select local performers. In addition, two professional groups have agreed to appear in the concert free of charge. Unfortunately, another band we had hoped would appear is unavailable. However, our Director of Music, Ms Foxe, is confident that the standard will be more than satisfactory, and states that rehearsals are progressing smoothly. The concert will be held in the main area of Crowtree Park, which is easily accessible both by private and public...

Informative Reports

You will hear two teachers who are organising a school f te, discussing the progress report they are writing on the arrangements which have already been made. Look at the table below, then listen to the cassette and tick the correct box. Finally, explain in your own words what progress has been made with the arrangements and what has not yet been done. Outlining arrangements and plans for school fete informative report is a formal piece of writing, usually to one's superiors, colleagues or . of...

Excerpt B

People argue a lot nowadays abou whether or not works of art from one country should be sold to another, don't think they should be. If they are then the people in the country of origir lose out on the chance to see stuff tha really belongs to them. This just isn' right. It's a problem, too, when you ses works of art in the wrong place. I mean the Parthenon friezes look boring th lt way they show them in the Britisl Museum. That's just not where the belong. But if you could see them oi the...

Using The Text In Ex. 3 As A Model Describe Your Favourite

D The soloist lifted the small 1 wood wood- en violin and settled it carefully under his A chin. Then his 2 slender skinny bow began W to dance over the 3 taut distraught strings J while his left hand moved to a different rhythm at the other end of the instrument creating a 4 raspy sweet sound which filled the entire concert hall. 3 Read the model below and underline the words which are used to describe the family album, then give the paragraph plan. Describe a family album and explain its...

Endings

A jo conclude, traditional values are clearly necessary for the, proper func- T tioning of society. However, it cannot be - denied that society is evolving, and values should also change with the times If this were to happen, perhaps people would no longer look back nos- S lalgically to the past and talk about the Good old days. bf To sum up, I strongly believe that, what ever changes may occur in society, wi must fight to maintain our traditions sense of right and wrong. As Pope Pai VI said'...

Assessment Reports

1 D You will hear two business people discussing an employee who they may recommend for promotion. Look at the table below, then listen to the cassette and fill in the missing information. Finally, use the notes to talk about the employee's strengths and weaknesses. to evaluate suitability of Sylvia Wells for promotion to position of Manager POSITIVE FEATURES NEGATIVE FEATURES reliable, hard-working sometimes tends to be polite amp friendly. a little too competitive occasions top salesperson...

Opinion Essays

1 What are your views on the question, Should people convicted of minor crimes do community service rather than go to prison 2 Bl Read the viewpoints and reasons mentioned in the table below, then listen to the cassette and match each of the viewpoints with the appropriate reason. Then, identify which aspects of the Discussion Clock on p. 59 the points relate to. Finally, using the notes, give a one-minute talk on the subject, using words from the following list. I firmly believe The reason for...

You Have Seen An Advertisement In The Newspaper For The Position Of Hotel Manager At A Popular Ski Resort

I am writing to apply for would like to be considered for further details of my education qualifications to date, a copy of my degree diploma etc. I hope that you will consider me for entry admission to 6 First, read the instructions below and underline the key words. Then, read the model and check if all the information required by the instructions has been included. Finally, identify the topic of each paragraph. You wish to apply for a course of study in Britain. Write a letter of application...

Results

B clear your mind c see things differently d deal with problems individually A useful suggestion would he to Another solution is to The problem could be solved by If you were to A useful suggestion for anyone suffering from stress would be to talk to friends about their problems This would help them to see things differently. This would help you to The effect of this would be As a result, you would You would Iw able to An essay discussing problems and suggesting solutions is a formal piece of...

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7 Read the task instructions for Ex. 6 again, and write letter a . 8 Read the following rubric and written prompts carefully. Then, identify the purpose s of each letter, decide which information should be included, and how this should be arranged in paragraphs. Finally, write the letters according to the instructions given. You are the deputy head teacher of a school. Your head teacher, who is on holiday, has asked you to interview the applicants for posts as new teachers at your school. Read...

Siudu Check

A Describe someone you once found intimidating but now feel comfortable with, giving reasons for your change in feeling. C Write a story beginning with the words The magazine cover caught my eye 3 What reasons might you include as justifications 4 What aspects of description would you include Give examples. 5 What tenses would you use Why 6 What paragraph plan would you follow 1 Would you include flashback narration 2 Which techniques could you use to make your story more interesting 3 Which...

Linking Cause And Effect

Cause She is popular. Effect because as since owing to due to -ing noun the fact that As a result consequence of A the result of is as a result, She is popular because she is open and friendly. She is popular due to being due to the fact that she is open and friendly. A result of her being open Is that she is popular , so therefore for this reason The reason that why is She is open and friendly, so she is popular. She Is open and friendly, therefore she is popular. The...

Amenities

It is generally felt that public facilities are of a high standard, as shown by a fact that only eleven per cent of respondents gave a negative response concerning public parks indicates that ratepayers are mainly c Opinion was mixed regarding other amenities, with an almost equal number of Good and Poor assessments. In particular, thirty-two per cent of those surveyed mentioned d Using the diagram in Ex. 3 and the information given in Exs. 3 and 4, first write a paragraph plan, then your...

You Work For A Large Travel Agency And Have Just Spent

10 Additionally In conclusion, I strongly recommend that Victoria should be promoted to the position of group coordinator. I feel she is an excellent candidate for the job and would be a valuable addition to the team. r r, i C t C 1C o, yVy gt in ic 6 Look at the following writing task instructions and then answer the questions below. The questions apply to both tasks. a You work for a large travel agency and have just spent a week on a small island to see if it would be a suitable destination...

Motorway Is To Be Built Near Your House. As You Think That It Will Destroy

Composition Letters

factories factories impose heavy 6 . factories must have 7 on their chimneys Letters to the authorities editor are formal pieces of writing. They express a person's concern about and views on a certain matter and usually contain suggestions on how to tackle a problem. You need to state the nature of the problem and its causes and effects. Each point should be presented in a separate paragraph containing a clear topic sentence supported by examples and or justification. Useful Language for...

Is Certanly Something Which Is Often Duscussed In Todys

On the whole, I believe that those cities suffering as a result of urban growth could solve their problems, given financial support. Sadly, however, the chances of this happening are slight, especially in developing countries. Should we not, therefore, be thinking about encouraging people to return to rural areas in order to shift the balance of populations To sum up, gender should not be an issue in any workplace, since a powerfully-built female is just as capable of hard manual labour as a...

Survey Reports

You will hear a market research consultant speaking to the Tourist Board about the results of a survey. Look at the pie chart, then listen to the cassette, and fill in the missing information. What was the survey about What recommendation does the consultant make Caravan Hotel Camping Bed amp Breakfast A survey report is a formal piece of writing presenting and analysing the results findings of research concerning reactions to a product, plan, etc, including general assessment, conclusions and...

Info

13 He decides to fly home immediate 31 Which of these beginning sentences would require flashback narration, which would suit chronological narration, and which could use either approach Explain the reason for your choice, and then suggest a suitable plot for each story. A He couldn't help wondering if he had done the right thing. B As I answered the telephone, little did I realise how my life was about to change. C The chances of such a coincidence were a million to one. E As she looked ac...

Write Your Composition Using The Plan And Linking Expressions From Ex

Now read the theory and the plan below and listen to the cassette again. Then, using the linking words and phrases below as well as your notes give a one-minute talk on the advantages and disadvantages of genetic engineering. One major advantage of, A further advantage of, In addition, On the other hand, Moreover, Finally A for and against essay is a formal piece of writing in which a topic is considered from opposing points of view. You should present both sides in a fair way by discussing...

Describe

The person I admire most is not famous at all, yet to my mind his achievements are as important as those of any historical figure. Gary Young is a fellow student of mine at college, and for him this fact itself is a major achievement. Gary suffers from cerebral palsy, which makes it almost impossible for him to control his movements. As a result, he spends his life in a wheelchair, cannot write with a pen or pencil, and speaks so slowly and strangely that it takes patience to understand what he...

G Letters of Apology

If you have received a letter of complaint, it is polite to reply to it. The purpose for writing a letter of apology is to explain the reason s for the problems stated in the letter of complaint and to ensure that the situation will be resolved improved. You may also offer some form of compensation. A letter of apology is written in a formal style and requires a dignified and polite tone. You should deal with each aspect of the complaint in a separate paragraph. I am writing to apologise for...

As A Chef And Exeel Catering

B.Sc in Business Studies University of Wales Assistant Managing Director, Melton Enterprises, London Sept 1989 - April 1993 Market Researcher, BLD Services, Oxford June 1987 - Aug 1989 Trainee Market Researcher, The Yen Company, Tokyo Full, clean driving licence Interests sailing, cookiRg, jogging, karate Carl Spencer President BLD Services 2, Downing St, Oxford Susan Marcus Managing Director Melton Enterprises 42, St Catherines St, London 3 Fill in the gap in each extract with the correct...

UNIT Describing Places Buildings

1 m You will hear a man talking to a travel agent about a city he finally decides to visit. Read the table then listen to the tape and tick the information mentioned. Finally, use the table to talk about the city described. Athens Dublin Edinburgh Greece 0 Ireland 0 Scotland D holiday Q business Q castle Q Royal Palace Q St Patrick's Cathedral Q free-time activities pubs Q museums Q theatres cinemas Q caf s Q parks Q funfairs Q bistros Q recommendation highly recommended Q expensive Q boring Q...

Men In Black

3 Queen Elizabeth to Open New Hospital Wing _ ' 4 Towards a Healthier Lifestyle 5 Genetic Engineering - A Curse or a Blessing 1 DO You will hear four extracts from articles. Read the titles, then listen to the cassette and match the extracts A-D with the titles 1-4 . Which article describes a city Which article describes a person Which articles involve argumentative techniques Articles are pieces of writing for publication in a variety of forms, covering a wide range of possible subjects. They...

This Is Not Immediately Apparent As She Still Looks Very Much The Same. Her Youthful Face And Slim Figure Remain

28 Look at the following composition instructions and answer the below. This is not immediately apparent as she still a a pefson looks very much the same. Her youthful face wouU ke d explain and slim figure remain unchanged, and her clothes are as elegant as ever. However, to j What are the key words in the task people who know her well the change is instructions obvious. She was once a carefree and even 2 What do the phrases your past and frivolous person, but the difficult circum- see again...

Characteristics Of Formal And Informal Style

Descriptions of places can be written in a formal or informal style depending on whom they are addressed to and how the writer wants to present the description. For example, a descnption of a place you visited in a letter to a friend of yours would be informal, whereas a description of a place issued by the Tourist Authority in order to promote the place would be written in a formal style. Formal style is characterised by an impersonal non-emotional way of expressing your ideas, frequent use of...

B News Reports

1 IS You will hear part of a TV news broadcast. Read the following table, then listen to the cassette and fill in the missing information. Listen again, then using your notes, describe the event in your own words. Incident gate 1 Place Wellgood Stadium in Barton . . . people involved one person dead, twenty others injured Reason fault in 3 up .gateS on top of the fans emergency 6 WCIC . injured taken to St Luke's Hospital Larry Martin was found to be 7 .others in 8 but stable condition...

UNIT Articles News Reports Reviews

F D You will hear the introductory paragraphs from four different types of articles. Listen to the cassette and match the extracts to the types of articles a - d . Listen again and tick the correct box to indicate the content of each article. a magazine article description b brochure holiday c news report accident d review play announcement meeting An article, in general, is a piece of writing for publication in a magazine, newspaper, brochure, leaflet, etc. It may be formal or informal in...

G Transactional tellers

Transactional letters are letters responding to a particular situation, which is presented by means of written prompts letters, leaflets, advertisements, news reports, etc, as well as handwritten notes and comments and or visual prompts diagrams, maps, etc . They may be formal, semi-formal or informal, depending on who you are writing to. Transactional letters can be of any type - e.g. to give Information, to complain about something, etc - and may have one or more additional purposes. You may...

Ambitions

17 Read the model below and give the topic of each paragraph. Then, list which aspects of description have been included, and underline the justifications examples given. Describe a person you regard as eccentric Chris Martin moved into the house next door to mine two years ago. Even before he came round to introduce himself the following day, I could tell that he was truly J eccentric. Perhaps the most striking thing about Chris is his appearance. His slender body is usually adorned in some...

Excerpt A

A matter of considerable controversy at present is the issue of whether works of art should remain in their country of origin, or rather the owners of such works should be allowed to sell them to collectors abroad, thus depriving the country's population of a vital part of its cultural heritage. Strong arguments exist in support of both sides of this debate, which implies that it is worth examining both points of view before reaching any conclusions. Should such sales be permitted, it is argued...

Solution

The result of this would be fewer cars polluting the atmosphere. 1 One way to combat famine would be to provide affected countries with financial aid. 2 An effective method of combating the spread of disease in poverty-stricken areas of the world might be to send doctors from developed countries. 3 One way to prevent illnesses such as heart disease is to ensure you take regular exercise and follow a healthy diet. 4 It could help the world's rain forests if we used more recycled paper. 6 Read...

Letter There Plans Tear Down An Old Cinema Where You Live

I am writing on behalf of the 'Featherton Friends' with regard to your recent audition about our fund-raising concert. Unfortunately, the large amount of people involved makes it impractical to hold group rehearsals, and actions are selected on the basis of being ready for performance. To begin with, I would like to thank you for your generosity in offering to appear in the concert. We realise that a great deal of time and effort were necessary to prepare your act. We were very impressive with...

UNIT Describing festivalseventsceremonies

1 SB Read the following table, then listen to the cassette and tick the information mentioned. Finally, using the information from the table describe the festival. 5th day of the 5th month in Chinese lunar calendar 5th day of the 5th month in Chinese solar calendar to protect the river from dragons and spirits I I Qiiirirlo of n nnlitirinn gt I suicide of a politician repaint boats QJ build boats Q train for boat races Q design route of boat race Q throw rice dumplings into river Q boat races Q...

Interpreting The Topic

Various composition tasks in examinations ask you to describe a person or people however, this description may be only one part of the composition. Composition tasks often ask you to describe a person and explain something about them. In order to complete such a composition task successfully, you should not describe every aspect of appearance, personality, etc. You should choose the aspects which are most relevant to the particular question, e.g. Describe a person who has done a great deal for...

Approaching The Central Square You Can Hear The Hum Of Laughter And Voices Along With The Clinking F Glasses

Short sentences with the same subject may be jcxned with participles ing ed or relative pronouns who which'whose . The cottage stands at the top of a cliff. It faces out to sea. The cottage, which stands at the top of a cliff, faces out to sea. The cottage, standing at the top of a cliff, faces out to sea. The farmhouse was built in 1850. It is surrounded by fields. The farmhouse, which was built in 1850, is surrounded by fields. The participial clause is often put at the beginning of the...

This Star Studded Electrifying Remake Of An

3 Read the following excerpts and fill in the gaps using words from the list below. a On its Tom Watt's new production was a disappointment. The poor performance in the first act may have been due to the lack of 2 as many in the cast seemed ill-prepared, uneasy in their roles and unsure of their After the 4 the second half was a great improvement. b This star-studded, electrifying remake of an old favourite has impressive and dangerous spectacular special effects and an original 2 by one of the...

You Coach An Amaeur Football Team. Write A Letter To A Local School

4 Read the instructions and the model letter below and re-arrange the paragraphs in the correct order. Then, suggest alternative ways to begin and end the letter. Finally, give the topic of each paragraph. You are a member of an environmental protection society which is organising a clean-up weekend. Write a letter to the headmaster of your local school asking for students' help. Explain what activities will be involved and how useful it will be for the community as a whole. f o There are...

UNIT Narratives

Look at the two photographs which show the beginning and end of a story, as well as the list of words below, and guess what the story is about. lawyer, office security guard, moonlit sky, chilly, cashmere coat, grab, grow worried, police chief, reward, organising fund-raising events, shelter, homeless, hostel, counsellor, ragged clothes, tramp, frown 2 O Read the questions below, then listen to the cassette and answer them. Finally, looking at your answers, retell the story. . narrative...

Cars Enslave Us Rather Than Liberate Essay 350 Words

Can you think of any additional arguments for and or against the topic in Exercise 9 What paragraph plan would you follow to write this essay Which arguments would you include and in what order What techniques could you use to begin and end this essay Suggest a suitable introduction and conclusion. Is the style in which the arguments are expressed appropriately formal Why not What useful expressions could you use 10 Now. using the notes and answers to the questions in Ex. 9 and above, write a...

Describe People In Terms Of Appearance And Personality Lifestyle

1 Describing 2 Describing 3 Describing 4 Describing Study Check 6 Discursive o. For and Against b. Opinion c. Essoys Suggesting Solutions to 1 o. Letters of b. Letters Giving c. Letters Giving an i. Letters of ii. Letters Making iii. Letters to the d. Letters of e. Letters of f. Letters of g. Transactional Study Check a. Assessment b. Informative c. Survey d. Proposal Study Check 9 Articles News b. News Study Check Appendix Linking 1 Look at the people in the photographs and talk about each in...

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In my opinion view, To my mind, To my way of thinking, I am convinced that, It strikes me that, It is my firm belief that, I am inclined to believe that, It seems to me that, As far as I am concerned, I think that the economic recession of the previous decade was foreseeable. To list advantages and disadvantages One advantage of, Another advantage of, One other advantage of, A further advantage of, The main advantage of, The greatest advantage of, The first advantage of riding a motorbike in a...

Unit 6 Essays Suggesting Solutions

1 ESS You will hear four people on a radio programme discussing whether progress is good for us. Look at the following questions, then listen to the cassette and answer the questions. A Which speaker discusses possible solutions to a problem II Which speaker gives a personal opinion on the subject C W hich speaker discusses various aspects e.g. economic, social, etc of the subject I Which speaker presents a balanced argument discussing points in favour of progress as well as against progress...

He Sat Down Unable To Believe What Had Happened. Angus The Metal Door Clang Shut And The Polisman Trudging

27 Replace the word said in the following passage with more descriptive reporting verbs from the list below, and add the missing punctuation. The words which are underlined are in Direct Speech. exclaimed, laughed, shouted, snapped, stammered, teased, wailed, yelled go said the skydiving instructor the first student jumped out of the plane go the instructor said to the next student in line i cant do it the terrified novice said im scared look if you dont jump now you'll never be allowed to try...

D Letters of Complaint

1 E You will hear two people discussing a letter which one of them is going to send. Listen to the cassette and answer the questions below. a What is the main purpose of the letter b What complaints does Cathy make in her letter c What does Cathy want the manufacturer i to do d What is Cathy going to do if her letter is ignored A formal letter of complaint is written to complain about a problem which has arisen e.g. faulty merchandise, rude staff, inaccurate information, etc . It should explain...

Both Models

By seven o'clock that evening, they had left the helicopter in the village and gathered a mountain rescue team of fifteen men. Michael felt disheartened and scared for his friend's safety. Slowly they ascended the mountain, scouring the numerous paths for Peter.The only sounds were crunching footsteps and the crackle of static on the walkie-talkies that the rescue workers carried to talk to each other. The mountainside was an eerie place after nightfall and gradually Michael started to wonder...

Study Check

A Write a story beginning with the words Nothing is ever as simple as it seems at first glance. 1 Does the topic require flashback narration Why Why not 2 Which technique s could you use to end your story 3 Which techniques would you include in order to make your story more interesting 4 What tenses would you use throughout your story 5 What words would you use to link the events mentioned in the story 6 Can you suggest a possible plot for your story B Modern Science - Salvation or Disaster...

Letters Giving an Opinion

Dynamic Design Composition

1 HH You will hear two people discussing a letter which they have just received from the town council. Look at the questions below, then listen to the cassette and fill in the answers. a How does the letter begin and end b What is the main purpose of the letter c What general advice is given in the letter d What specific suggestion does the letter make A formal letter of advice is usually written in response to a request or enquiry, whereas a letter making suggestions offers an opinion and...

Letters Giving information

BU You will hear two people discussing the information they have received concerning an annual dinner party. Look at the table below, then listen to the cassette, and tick the correct boxes. Using the notes, say what information is included in the letter about this dinner party.

Letters of Application

1 S You will hear two business partners discussing a job application which they have just received. Look at the table below, then listen to the cassette and tick the appropriate boxes. Using the notes, say what details the person applying for the job included in the letter of application. Job applied for Q car salesman Q car mechanic Q carpet fitter Qualifications Q degree Q A Levels O O Levels Current position Q permanent Q temporary Q unemployed Experience -1 Q telephone repairs O telephone...

Isbn Composition

We would like to thank all the staff at Express Publishing who have contributed their skills to producing this book. Thanks are due in particular to Douglas Stephens Senior Editor , Paula Frater Editor , Rania Dunn and Anna Miller assistant editors , Mary Stevenson senior Production Controller , E. Mavragani art director , Helen Mavrodemos assistant designer and our design team, Tony Boyle recording producer and Bob Crossley, Laura Houston, Annette Person, Lucy Whitman and Ann Doyle for their...

Station Bomb Chaos New Road Protesters Confront Police

1 When where did the incidents take place 3 What were the causes consequences of the incidents 4 Would you include any direct comments From whom 5 What tenses would you use Why 6 Which paragraph plan would you follow 0 You are working on the final plans for a new invention and are running out of money. Write a proposal for your bank manager, giving details of the invention and reasons why you think it will be successful, in order to obtain a loan. P You have just returned from a package holiday...

Your Economics Class At School Has Chosen You To Write To A Local Company

The exact number and division of paragraphs will depend on the specific instructions for each letter-writing task. 4 A new community centre for disabled people is to be built in your town. The local authorities have invited the public to give their views on the a location, b opening hours, c value to the community and d facilities and services that should be provided. Write a letter to the local authorities stating your views on these points. 5 You want to open a small business but do not have...

Proposol Reports

1 You will hear two students discussing a proposal they are writing to their university Students' Union. Read the questions, then listen to the cassette and answer the questions below. a What is the purpose of the proposal b What are the sub-headings of the report c Which location do they suggest d Who do they recommend should be employed as staff e What do they suggest about prices f What further suggestion s do they make concerning sales g Why do they feel the Students' Union should give...

Cd

2 Read these extracts and say which is a informal, b semi-formal and c formal. Then, underline the characteristics which indicate the style in each extract. What is the purpose of writing these letters Who are the letters addressed to A Regarding the future opportunities in your field of work, I would recommend that you consider trying to find a position of greater seniority. You have already proved yourself to be a highly competent and effective member of your company, and I believe that you...

Write Letter Of The Bad Condition Of Equipment And Overcrowded Classes

7 Please accept the enclosed with our regards 8 In light of your previous experience, 1 would like to assure you that all computers will be available 2 Fill in the gaps with a suitable preposition. 1 This situation was due an oversight, which resulted a breakdown in communication and led inconvenience caused as a result bad weather. This letter of apology is a reply to the letter of complaint on page 102. Read the model letter and correct the punctuation errors in the sentences indicated by a...

One Of The Most Run-down Areas Of Town Located Close To The Canal Allenby Used To Be Occupied By The Cotton Industry

Situated on two rivers near the Yorkshire Moors, York is a fascinating and memorable place to explore. My first visit there was organised while I was in my last year at school. Since it was a history trip, York seemed to be the best choice as it is such a well-preserved city which has been of historical importance for nearly two thousand years. Surrounded by high, medieval stone walls, the old part of the town is like a journey back in time. As you wander through the maze of busy, narrow...

Muston

3 Look at the essay topics below, and say whether each topic asks for a for and against essay, an opinion essay or an essay suggesting solutions to problems. Then, choose two of the topics and make a list of the points you would include in an essay on each topic. 1 Animals should be treated with the same respect as humans. Do you agree with this view 2 The generation gap is one which cannot be bridged. Discuss. 3 Do you believe that equality for women means that women should also do such things...

Articles Of How To Prevent Further Distruction Of The Environment

expose the truth - that smoking is a dangerous habit which kills thousands of people every year. - warn children more effectively about the dangers of smoking, the situation might improve. -ban all cigarette advertising in order to reverse this disturbing trend. - place a ban on the sale of cigarettes to under-eighteens, and ensure that this ban is strictly enforced. - impose heavier taxes on cigarettes, thus making them even more expensive than they already are. 7 In the essay below there are...

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The Hightree Leisure Centre is proud to announce the recent opening ot its new extension, specialising exclusively in health and fit-ness facilities for senior citizens - the Roxbury Annexe. Not only will our more mature customers find that the Roxbury Annexe is designed for those who may be frustrated by structural hindrances such as steps and heavy doors, but they will also be able to take part in a wide range of activities geared purely towards their needs. Checking out the prices of new...