A friend has agreed to look after your house and pet while you are on holiday. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter • give contact details for when you are away • give instructions about how to care for your pet • describe other household duties

Dear Mini, I hope you are doing well and fine there. I like to appreciate your kindness in agreeing to look after my house while I am on a trip to Shimla. For a start, As I told you earlier during our previous talk that I wish to join a camping and trekking trip due to which I needed you to be present at my home to take care of it as my family is not present here. I
want to let you that I will be on holiday for five days i.e from coming Monday to Friday. Because of the absence of my parents, there is no one who will take care of my pet 'Moti'. He needs his food and meals from time to time.So, I want you to please feed him after every two hours. His food is placed at the counter near his shelter.
, He is a vegetarian and eats only special vegetables which I'll put in the refrigerator.
In addition
to it, there is an important parcel containing a letter which will arrive during that time.
, I request you to please collect it and send that document to me on my email after scanning it. I'll hand over the keys to my neighbour who is living in front of my house. I'll come back on Friday night and meet you at my home. I feel very thankful for your kind help. Regards, Kuljeet Kaur.
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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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