You are going to another country to study. You would like to do a part-time job while you are studying, so you want to ask a friend who lives there for some help. Write a letter to this friend. In your letter o give details of your study plans o explain why you want to get a part-time job o suggest how your friend could help you find a job

Dear Rick, Hope you are doing well. I’m excited to tell you that I got accepted to
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. Though I feel happy, I’m worried about the living expenses. Since you have been living in
for a year now, I would like to get your advice on finding a part-time job in
To begin
with, the program is a two-year post-graduation program in computer science. My classes begin in August
I have a scholarship for the course, it would only cover the course fee. I have researched
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the living expenses in
. The rent along with food expenses is likely to be unaffordable for me.
, I would need a part-time job to support myself. If you could help provide a reference for me and recommend local part-time jobs, it will be helpful. I’m willing to be a waitress, work at a gas station or as a security guard. As you are well connected; can you enquire for me if there are any open positions? I can’t wait to see you. Yours truly, Mary I can’t wait to see you. Yours truly, Mary
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The Closing

The style of the letter determine how you have to close it.

Check out the suggested closing sentences for each type of letter in the General IELTS Test. The closing sentence should be the last sentence of your letter.

Formal style (To someone you have not met, whose name you don’t know)

  • Yours faithfully,

Semi-formal (To someone you may or may not have met, whose last name you know)

  • Yours sincerely,

Informal (To someone you know well, whose first name you know and use)

  • Best regards,
  • Warm wishes,

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