You work in an international company. Write a letter to the manager for allowing extra hours off during work time to attend family celebration. In your letter, you should Explain why you want to take a day off Suggest how your work could be covered while you are away.

Dear Maam/Sir, I'
an employee from your company in the position of Sales Accountant. I'
letter to request you that
week Friday, my family and relatives are having a gathering dinner party at 6pm. The venue is just near here, 3 or 5 km from here, if I'
not mistaken. In
regard, I know those office hours are 10am to 8pm,
, I'
asking if I can leave early on that day, so I can attend on the occasion. My parents rarely go out of the house now due to
pandemic and some of my relatives and siblings are busy at work or already have a family of their own. I promise to finish my paperwork before leaving. If there's anything that comes up, like signed documents, I already asked my colleague to just put it on my desk while I'
away. I'
hoping for your consideration of my request. 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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