You have just read an article in a national newspaper which claims that town centres in your country all look very similar to each other. You don't fully agree with this opinion Write a letter to the editor of the newspaper. In your letter 1. Say which points in the article you agree with 2. Explain ways in which your town centre is different from most other town centres 3. Offer to give a guided tour of your town to the writer of the article

Dear Sir, I am writing
letter in reference to an article I read in the Daily National newspaper yesterday, and would like to inform you that I do not agree with the majority of its context. Beginning with the context written, there are certain points that I agree with you.
, the statement
that is
written about the cleanest
in the
as well as
in South Asia is correct.
, the fact about the security of my town is
, the point made about the various delicious cuisines that could be found in
, I have a contrasting opinion with the article, which articulates that all the towns in my
are similar. First and foremost, the urban area that I live in is considered to be a vibrant
with plenty of nightclubs, theme parks and world-class food chains in comparison to other parts of the
has recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals because of historical places that exist which could be explored. As much as I enjoy writing about my
, I would like to offer you a guided tour, so that you could explore my
, and experience the difference in comparison to other cities in my
. I look forward to hearing from you, and if you need any
information, please do not hesitate to contact me, as I am pleased to supply it. Yours faithfully, Isuru Bandara
Submitted by isuru.cima on

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coherence cohesion
Ensure your letter has a clear logical structure; each paragraph should focus on one point and transition smoothly to the next.
task achievement
To improve task response, always cover all parts of the task, providing a full answer to each point.

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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