You work for a small company. You need to arrange for some time off work. Write a letter to your employer. In your letter explain why you want to take time off work give details of how long you will be away suggest how you will make up for the lost time

Dear Mr. JJ Smith, I am Navdeep the senior quality analyst in your department. I am writing
to request you to allow me to take a short break of one
. so that I can rejuvenate psychologically and join back to work with a fresh mind.
I finished the project closure phase and yesterday we got a client response. He was ecstatic with our performance. Actually, I am mentally tired from working so long in the office and I
worked the
two weekends. I need
off to balance my personal and professional life. I request you to provide me one
's leave from 15 Nov 2023 to 21 Nov 2023. Owing to
I can spend quality time with my family.
, my next project will be initiated in the next
, my unavailability will not enhance the team's progress. In case my team has any concerns I will be available remotely. Yours faithfully, Navdeep Kaur
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task achievement
Ensure that the reasons for the leave are clearly stated and relevant to the workplace context. The reason provided is a bit vague and could be more specific.
coherence cohesion
Maintain a logical flow of ideas by improving paragraph structure. Aim for clear topic sentences and development of ideas.
lexical resource
Use a wider range of vocabulary to strengthen your argument and provide clear explanations for your request.
grammatical range
Display a broader range of sentence structures to demonstrate language proficiency. Avoid overly simple or repetitive sentence constructions.

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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