You are studying for a qualification, and you would like some time off work to complete it. Write a letter to your manager. In your letter: Ask for some time off to complete a qualification. Suggest what you will do later at work if you have time off. Say how the qualification helps your job or company.

Dear Mr Duglas, I am writing to you in connection to ask for time off while I am completing my business English classes. Basically, I am finishing the language course which I started a few weeks ago. Tomorrow I will have an examination, so I need to have time to make some
-minute preparation and
I will
need to leave a bit earlier. To sum up, I need half of the day today and tomorrow. As for my tasks, I am still working on the quarterly report and I will continue doing so right after I deal with the exam. I am going to come to the office right after I get my certificate and resume my current task. Talking of the benefits of the course, I found it quite useful. I was able to hone my communication skills
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and learn some best practices. I
realized that I had some bad habits while I was speaking with people. I am sure that all of
will come in handy. Please let me know about your decision to provide me with some time off. Yours faithfully, Artem ALtukhov.
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