Your neighbours have a dog that is noisy at night. You can’t sleep. Write a letter to your neighbours. In your letter: – describe the problem with the dog – explain why it is important for you to sleep – outline what your neighbours could do about the situation

Dear Mr Brown and Mrs Brown , I am writing to you to bring to your attention a problem that
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have been having with your dog at night. As you may already be aware
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, your dog started making small detours at night around the
neighborhood
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neighbourhood

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, digging holes in the gardens and often making loud noises. I was awoken by your dog’s barks several times lately, and I had even
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a doctor and had been prescribed some sleeping pills.
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wouldn’t have been as big of a problem for me if I wasn’t in the middle of my exams, but since I am, it is crucial for me to take good rest and sleep during the right hours; I have morning exams to wake up to. I will
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be grateful if you could have your dog looked after by another member of your family away from
this
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, even if only until my exams are over, which will be in about three weeks time. Thank you for taking
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to read
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letter, I hope to hear back from you with good news. Yours sincerely, Jeongsup Byun
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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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