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 or Madam, I am writing with regard to an insurance claim of my watch which I lost recently while I was on vacation. I had a priceless wristwatch which I inherited from my grandmother. Both its strap and face was gold. That was not valuable just because
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it was old or gold, it was treasure since it was from my mom’s mother. I always wore it everywhere to remember her and as well as I respect my mother. I could just remember I might leave it in front of the place
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where I was spending time. When I went back there to search for it, I could only guess that
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it might wash out to the sea or that might bury in
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around. Fortunately, I realised that the travel insurance under your company
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the lost item during the holiday.
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, I would like you to review the attached file for all details of my lost watch as well as my insurance information and estimated the value of the item of the claim. If you have any
questions, please call me.
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faithfully, Maryam Beik
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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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