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Writing an informal letter


Curipod generated lesson: "Writing an informal letter". #8-10

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1. Slide
60 seconds
informal letter
2. Word cloud
60 seconds
What do you remember about writing an informal letter?
3. Slide
60 seconds
Greeting: An expression of goodwill used to start a letter, typically consisting of 'Dear' followed by the addressee's name, e.g. 'Dear John'. Introduction: Thank for the letter, apologise for not writing sooner, give the reason why you are writing this letter Body: answer the questions from the tasks Closing: A phrase or sentence used to show the end of the letter. Use set phrases Signing off: Best wishes, Kind regards, Yours and your first name
4. Slide
60 seconds
The term “Dear” is an old English term that was used to mean “darling” or “beloved”. The informal letter format should not include a title, such as Mr. or Mrs. followed by the last name. Traditionally, the informal letter was written on unlined stationery or paper that was decorated in some way.
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5. Open question
240 seconds
Write the greeting and introductory paragraph 'Your friend Tim is doing a project on young people's eating habits and has asked for your help.'
6. Slide
60 seconds
Dear Tim, I hope this message finds you well. I was delighted to hear that you're working on a project about young people's eating habits, and I'm thrilled that you've asked me for help.
7. Open question
720 seconds
tell him why it's important to eat healthily and regularly; describe what young people usually eat during the day (give at least two examples).
8. Slide
120 seconds
Eating healthily and regularly is crucial for maintaining good health and overall well-being. The food we consume provides us with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that our bodies need to function properly. Eating a balanced diet helps to boost our immune system, support our mental health, and prevent chronic diseases. A typical day for many young people may involve skipping breakfast. For lunch, they might opt for fast food or a pre-packaged meal that is high in salt and preservatives. Dinner may include heavily processed foods such as frozen pizzas or pasta dishes with jarred sauce.
9. Open question
150 seconds
Write a concluding paragraph and sign off.
10. Slide
120 seconds
I hope this information is helpful to you. Drop me a line and let me know if you have any further questions. Best wishes, Name
11. Slide
300 seconds
Your friend Mia has participated and won a place in the FLEX programme and is going to spend a year in the USA living with an American family and going to school. He/she has asked you for advice on how to prepare. Write back and give at least two pieces of advice. Follow the rules. Write at least 80 words
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