You have recently started work in a new company. Write a letter to an English-speaking friend. In your letter, • explain why you changed jobs • describe your new job • tell him / her your other news

Hope you're doing well. It's been so long since I've heard from you. I am writing to let you know that I have recently changed my
and I really like it. I’m sure you’ll be amazed when you read
but now, I live in Toronto! I think it sounds great, doesn't it? OK, let's talk about everything in order. I am sure, I’ve told you about a vacancy announcement with attractive conditions and the ability to relocate to Canada. You know, I was eagerly looking forward to moving to Canada with my family, don’t you? So, in short, I responded to
vacancy, and,
as a result
, received the coveted
offer. To be honest, I wasn’t professionally satisfied with my previous
, it wasn’t getting many chances to
my career. Now I am working as a business analyst in a company, which develops real-time AI video monitoring and analytics system for both family caregiving and workplace safety prevention. In
role, I am engaged with the process engineering team to define and guide data visualization requirements. I am truly excited about
! I would
like to inform you that we have
bought a car. It is a
-hand car;
, it is in good condition. So far, I’m enjoying my new life here and all the new experiences. I hope you could visit us soon. How are things back home in the USA? I am eagerly waiting to hear from you soon. Warm wishes, Olya
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After you write your essay, you will be provided with tips with examples of how to make your essay better in order to get a score above 7.

The Greeting

Depending on the style and aim of the letter, you will need to adapt your greeting.

Always start an informal letter in the ways:

  • Dear + name
  • Hi / Hello + name

‘Dear...’ is more appropriate, so stick with this.

For a formal letter there are two options for the greeting:

  • Use Dear Sir or Madam if you don’t know the name of the person you are writing to.
  • Use Dear + surname if you do know their name, e.g. Dear Mr Smith or Dear Mrs Jones.

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