Mrs Barrett, an English-speaking woman who lives in your town, has advertised for someone to help her in her home for a few hours a day next summer. Write a letter to Mrs Barrett. In your letter: • suggest how you could help her in her home • say why you would like to do this work • explain when you will and will not be available

Dear Mrs Barrett, I am writing
letter with reference to your advertisement for helping you at your place
summer. I would like to apply to be your helper. I have been through the advertisement and would be able to assist you with the mentioned chores,
as cleaning the garage, watering the plants every day and decorating your living room. The reason for
application is mainly to help my parents with the college fund. My family had been wanting me to study at a college in New York.
, financial stability seemed unfavourable.
, I decided to take
in assisting
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them in paying the same.
I will be available for the entire summer, the
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would have to be during lunch as I have a music class to attend in the evening and that would make it difficult to be available to help you during
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. I would really appreciate it if you could review
and reply to me with your decision. Please feel free to contact me if you need any additional information. Yours sincerely, Farhana Jabeen
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Provide more specific details on how you can help Mrs Barrett in her home.
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Expand on your motivation for wanting to do this work.
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Specify the exact time you will be available during lunch and when you will not be available in the evening.
coherence cohesion
Ensure that your letter has a clear and logical structure.
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Use a more formal tone throughout the letter.
grammatical range and accuracy
Proofread the letter for grammar and punctuation errors.
Topic Vocabulary:
  • Domestic chores
  • Culinary skills
  • Horticulture
  • Cultural immersion
  • Work ethic
  • Flexible schedule
  • Time management
  • Prior commitments
  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
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