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A letter to the college Principal / IELTS Writing

Updated: May 29, 2022

You are currently taking a course at a college, but you will need to have a week off during this course.

Write a letter to the college Principal. In the letter

give details of your course

explain why you need a week off

say what you want the Principal to do.

Dear Sir,

My names are Luis B, and I am an international first year-student at Briston University, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. I am writing to inform I may need a week off to resolve a few problems concerning my college enrolment.

I have been taking the program for 1 year now, and I may send some documents proving my current financial situation. This semester, my course has been part-time owing to my working hours in the afternoon. As you know, the Engineering campus is situated in North area of the Campus and the Financial Department I need to turn to is almost a 6-day trip, so I thereby have some traffic problems, besides my classes I should attend.

Therefore, I would appreciate it if I could have a 7-day period from the campus to deliver my documents to be revised. Moreover, I would like to get an academic certification from the university to also show there. I will be looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

Luis B,

6 Linking words, meeting the goal of 7 or more 0 Repeated words, meeting the goal of 3 or fewer 0 Mistakes

6 paragraphs 170 words 9 Overall Band Score

COHERENCE AND COHESION: 9.0 9 Structure your answers in logical paragraphs 9 One main idea per paragraph 9 Include greeting and closing 9 Use cohesive linking words accurately and appropriately 9 Vary your linking phrases using synonyms

LEXICAL RESOURCE: 9.0 9 Try to vary your vocabulary using accurate synonyms 9 Check your work for spelling and word formation mistakes

GRAMMATICAL RANGE: 9.0 9 Use a variety of complex and simple sentences 9 Check your writing for errors

TASK ACHIEVEMENT: 9.0 9 Answer all parts of the question 9 Use an appropriate tone


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