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12 Ideas for Online (Virtual) Summer Camp

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Around the world trip.

Each student chooses a country which he has already visited or wants to visit. The students write and read a description of what they will do or what they did in each country. The others have to guess the country.


Informal Letters

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Informal letters are sent to people you know well (e.g. friends, relatives, your recent news, personal problems, information you need, etc. They are written in an informal style with a chatty, personal tone.

An informal letter should consist of:

a) an informal greeting (Dear Ken)

b) an introduction in which you write your opening remarks (asking about your friend's health, etc) and mention you reason for writing 'Hi! How are you? I thought I'd write and let you know that…';

c) a main body in which you write the main subject(s) a new paragraph for each topic;

d) a conclusion in which you write your closing remark 'That’s all my news for now. Write back soon...';

e) an informal ending (e.g. Lots of love…)


Letters of Complaint

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General information

  • Letters of complaint are normally written in a formal style.
  • Mild or strong language can be used depending on the feelings of the writer or the seriousness of the complaint, but abusive language must never be used.

Letters of Invitation

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Letters of invitation

Letters of invitation can be formal or informal depending on the situation and who we are writing to. They usually contain some additional information, for example: latest news, description of the event (party, wedding, etc.) place (hotel, house, etc.) and/or directions to the place.

Useful Language for Letters of Invitation

Opening Remarks:

Formal:

  • We would be honoured if you
  • I cordially invite you to
  • Your presence would be appreciated at
  • You are invited to attend

Letters Requesting Information

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Writing formal letters to request information

Reason for writing:

  • I am writing to receive further information about
  • I am writing to enquire about
  • I am writing to receive more detailed information about
  • I am writing to receive further details about

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