You have just spent a week with a friend on holiday. When you got home, you realised you had left your wallet there. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: thank your friend for the holiday explain that you left your wallet in their house give them instructions of how to send it back to you

Dear Bhagya, I am writing to thank you for the wonderful holiday we had together. It was so nice to meet you and your family and having a great week at the exotic place of Niagara. Thank you for planning and executing it so well. My kids were talking about the trip, throughout our drive back home. They are excited and would be happy to visit again.
, I have to inform you that I forgot my wallet at your house. The
I remember seeing it on the sofa in your guest bedroom while I was giving my details over the phone to the insurance company. Please check and let me know if you find it. In case you found it, request you to send it over courier to my address 2382 Woodridge way, Apt TB, Ypsilanti MI 48197. I would transfer you the courier charges online. Looking forward to the same. Appreciate your help. Thanks & Regards, Surya
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Structure your letter

A letter needs to be written using a proper format, including the following:

  • A greeting (Dear sir/madam, Dear John, Dear Mr. Smith)
  • The main body (consisting of paragraphs for each part of the letter)
  • A closing (Yours sincerely, Yours faithfully, Best wishes, Kind regards, Love)

When writing a letter as part of the IELTS General Training Writing Task 1, it is important to include the bullet points presented to you in the question.

All three bullet points need to be presented. And remember that some bullet points contain more than one element. So, make sure to watch for ‘and’ and plurals.

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