An art gallery in your town is looking for volunteers to work in the gallery at the weekends. You would like to do some work in the art gallery in your free time. Write a letter to the art gallery. In your letter explain why you would like to do unpaid work in the gallery say what type of unpaid work you could do give details about when you will be available for this work

Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to express my interest in working at the art gallery as a volunteer at the weekends. I have always been fascinated by ancient art and history, and
opportunity would give me a chance to deepen my knowledge.
In other words
, learn more about historical and modern art from knowledgeable critics, collectors and artists who visit the gallery.
, it would allow me to share it with visitors and people interested in painting and meet local artists. As for work type, I would be interested in doing tours and explaining the exhibitions to the visitors. I am a very talkative person so
position would be perfect for me. I could start working from next Fridays afternoon after 3 p.m. I hope you consider my request and if you need more details do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you soon Yours faithfully, Nastya
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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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