On a recent holiday you lost a valuable item. Fortunately, you have travel insurance to cover the cost of anything lost. Write a letter to the manager of your insurance company. In your letter describe the item you lost explain how you lost it tell the insurance company what you would like them to do

Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to inform you that I recently lost my digital camera while on holiday in Vietnam. The camera is a black Canon 70d and
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$1550 when I bought it new
month. It has a resolution of 20 megapixels, a Canon 67
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lens and was in a brown leather case with my name on it. I lost it when I was having
with my husband in the backpacker area of Ho Chi Minh City. I believe the
shop was called Highlands
and it was on Pham Ngu Lao Street. We had been at the
shop for around 45 minutes when I noticed it was missing. I am entitled to make a claim for the value of the
above mentioned
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item and request that you send me details on what I need to do in order to proceed. I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience. Yours faithfully John Smith
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Use cohesive linking words accurately and appropriately

Linking words are very important in your essay.

To score effectively on your IELTS exam, you should make an effort to implement short concise sentences coupled with linking words.

Almost every sentence in your essay should have a linking word of some sort.

In fact, the only sentences that can omit linking words are your background sentence and thesis.

Linking word examples:

  • firstly
  • secondly
  • thirdly
  • in additional
  • moreover
  • also
  • for example
  • for instance
  • therefore
  • however
  • although
  • even though
  • despite

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Topic Vocabulary:
  • valuable possession
  • insurance claim
  • misplace
  • irreplaceable
  • receipt
  • policyholder
  • reimbursement
  • coverage
  • claim number
  • deductible
  • documentation
  • authenticate
  • liability
  • premium
  • accidental loss
  • indemnity
  • beneficiary
  • contact details
  • substantiate
  • correspondence
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