You arranged to visit a friend in Canada but an important event at home now means that you must change the dates of the visit. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter explain the important event apologise for the situation suggest a new arrangement

Dear Sara, I hope
letter finds you well.I am writing to you to postpone my visit to your home in Canada, which was planned
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March as I had a serious issue at my home in Kuwait.
, I would like to explain what happened
week.As you
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I live in a small apartment which is located on the ninth floor in a huge building.
Thursday there was heavy rain and
is unusual here in Kuwait as it is a desert country.
, I had leakage on my ceiling in all rooms including the kitchen and the bathroom.The contractor informed me that we need at least three weeks to do the required fixations.
, I am really sorry for any
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caused to you because of postponing my visit as it was something beyond my hands and I could not do anything.
, I will try to find a flight by the end of May, maybe on Thursday, May 25 if
is suitable for you,
we will have to cancel the trip as I will not be available later.
, thanks for your understanding and I will be waiting for your response.Please, let me know if you would like to have any special gift from Kuwait before I travel. Yours sincerely, Lama Jaljouli
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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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