You are taking a course at a local college. The deadline for your project was last week but you haven't finished it. Write a letter to your lecturer. In your letter introduce yourself explain why you haven't handed in the project yet request more time to do it.

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, My name is Maninder Kaur and I am a second-year student of science at Okanogan College . Actually, there is an issue has risen up. I am behind to submit my thermo engine project. It is
due to
my visit to the hospital. I was working on
project and suddenly fell to the ground . I hit my head on the edge of the table and my right elbow is fractured.
, I was in the hospital under observation for my head injury for the past whole week. After I was stabilized , I got to know that I had missed my submission date. I have tried to complete my assignment but my condition is not giving me permission to do it.
, Because of the medication, most of the time I am sleepy.
Due to
fact , I am not able to keep track of the project. It is my humble request to grant me an extension for
assignment. As you know, It is worth half the grades of course . And, I have never missed my previous homework. I hope you will understand me Yours Sincerely,
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greeting and closing
Address the lecturer with a proper title, such as 'Dear Professor Dougles' instead of just 'Dear Dougles'. Maintain a formal and respectful tone throughout the letter.
logical structure
The logical structure of the letter is somewhat disorganized and can be improved. Try to structure the letter into clear paragraphs, with each paragraph focusing on a single idea or topic.
task response
Make sure to request for an extension more clearly and directly in the letter. Emphasize the importance of the project and your commitment to completing it as soon as possible.

Use cohesive linking words accurately and appropriately

Linking words are very important in your essay.

To score effectively on your IELTS exam, you should make an effort to implement short concise sentences coupled with linking words.

Almost every sentence in your essay should have a linking word of some sort.

In fact, the only sentences that can omit linking words are your background sentence and thesis.

Linking word examples:

  • firstly
  • secondly
  • thirdly
  • in additional
  • moreover
  • also
  • for example
  • for instance
  • therefore
  • however
  • although
  • even though
  • despite

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Topic Vocabulary:
  • Dear [Lecturer's Name],
  • currently enrolled
  • regrettably inform
  • unforeseen circumstances
  • mitigating factors
  • extension
  • complete the project
  • priority
  • Thank you for your understanding
  • Best regards / Yours sincerely
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