You are studying for a qualification, and you would like some time off work to complete it. Write a letter to your manager. In your letter: Ask for some time off to complete a qualification. Suggest what you will do later at work if you have time off. Say how the qualification helps your job or company.

Dear Cris, I am writing
letter to inform you that I am preparing for Java Certification Examination.
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I would be very
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if the
grants me
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time off for one and a half
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. I would
like to mention that after my time off, I will not only work on what s on my plate, but I am willing to help the quality analysis team. As our
needs more human resources on that branch, I will be able to provide my input to accelerate the
's growth and achieve the challenging targets within the given deadline
, once I have passed
exam, I will be able to work on the other products of our
which requires
technology. I look forward to your response. Regards, Rahul Vala
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Word Count

IELTS says that you should write a minimum of 150 words in writing task 1. If you go under word count you will lose marks in task response.

A very long letter will not give you a higher band score.

Aim for between 160 to 190 words in writing task 1. This will ensure a concise letter and will be realistic in terms of time management. You have only 20 minutes to write the letter and you need around 5 minutes of planning time, so you will not be able to write a long letter in 15 minutes.

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