General Writing Sample Task 1 #74
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
You arranged to visit a friend in Canada but an important event at home now means that you must change the dates of the visit.
Write a letter to your friend. In your letter
- explain the important event
- apologise for the situation
- suggest a new arrangement
Write at least 150 words.
Plan Your Answer
Step 1) Analyse the task
Step 2) Generate ideas
Step 3) Think it through
Remember to indicate the need for a response (I'm looking forward to hearing from you)
Using verb forms, complete this sample answer.
How are things with you? I'm afraid something come up here which probably my visit to Canada. Last week I to play tennis for my regional team in a national tournament. It was completely unexpected. I'm sorry but this probably means that I be able to visit you for the first week of January, as we planned. I must stay here and practise until the tournament , later that month.
I wonder if it possible for me to visit you later in the year. I can take some time off in early March and my air ticket can be with no problem. Is March a possibility for you?
Please and me know what your reaction . I'm sure you realise that it's an honour to be selected to represent your region and so I to miss this great opportunity. I hope you .
I'm forward to hearing from you,