You recently completed a course and youu borrowed a book from your teacher which you couldn't return in time. You would like to return the book now. Write a letter to your teacher and say: What book it was. How helpful wa the book? Explain why you couldn't return it in time.

Dear Ms/Mrs. Smith, I'm writing
letter to inform you that two weeks ago, I borrowed a book so I can use it as a reference for my essay assignment. I was supposed to return it three days ago, but it slipped my mind. The name of the book is "How to cook everything" by Matt Bittman, and all I can say is that the author was a brilliant fellow. We had a cooking class
semester and, for some reason, I became fond of cooking. I want to learn how to cook different cuisine so I keep coming back to the library to borrow all kinds of
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cooking handbooks. As I'm doing my essay, I
try to follow the instructions written there. There are all kinds of food written in that book, and I wanted to try all of them.
, it's probably the reason why I forgot the deadline for its return. If possible, may I know how can I hand
handbook back to the library? Are there forms I have to sign up for or fines if I didn't hand over it on time? Please do let me know about the process. Yours truly, Anne
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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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