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    • informal letters 2
      19th July
      st. hilda’s secondary
      tp one: ArmanAlluwie
      1
    • 2
    • what we will achieve today
      by 9.15am I would have
      learnt from my classmates about informal letter writing
      understood the various elements found in an informal letter
      3
    • examples of letter writing
      letters to friends
      to ex-classmates
      love letters
      letters to teachers
      letters to family members
      pen pals from overseas
      diary
      emails
      4
    • postcards
      have a format of it’s own
      “ah long” letters (Wensheng’s)
      more of a note
      Whatsapp / SMS (Jerome’s)
      discourse of it’s own.. like cya l8 ;)
      5
    • topics to write about
      a specific question / topic
      past events
      relating a personal experience
      vacation (Jerome’s)
      your life (Bao Zhen’s)
      what I did/ how I am doing
      6
    • topics to write about
      invitations (Tang Xin’s)
      problems at school (Daryl’s)
      “hawt” pretty girls
      7
    • making it sound informal
      be casual
      friendly tone
      feelings/ emotions
      supporting points/ evidence (Janice’s)
      can be more direct
      8
    • making it sound informal
      don’t need to use Sir-s or Mdm-s, can just write the name (Patricia’s)
      informal greeting (eg. Hello)
      exchange greetings
      ask about person’s well being (Janice)
      9
    • making it sound informal
      using exclamation marks (Bao Zhen’s)
      hooks (Ting Kang’s)
      I look forward to your reply
      using conversational language
      slangs in quotations (Ting Kang’s)
      10
    • making it sound informal
      informal signature blocks (Bao Zhen’s)
      love, best wishes
      11
    • honor roll
      12
    • Gabriel Ng
      Leonard Tan
      Joshua Wong
      Jerome Saw
      13
    • informal letters
      (paired activity)
      14
    • sample questions
      let’s have a look at section 1 of your worksheets
      15
    • Write a letter to a classmate who met with an accident and has just returned home from hospital. He or she will be recuperating at home for another week. In your letter, you should give the following information, reordering the points and adding other interesting details, where necessary
      16
    • Write a letter to a classmate who met with an accident and has just returned home from hospital. He or she will be recuperating at home for another week. In your letter, you should give the following information, reordering the points and adding other interesting details, where necessary
      17
    • Your cousin has just received his results for the PSLE. Having scored well he has the choice of either entering a premier or neighborhood school. Unable to make a choice, he has written to you to ask for advice. The two schools up for consideration are as follows:
      Taking into account your cousin’s personality, capability and family background, suggest one of the two schools to him in order that he might reach his potential in an environment that he can easily thrive in. Your letter should be written in a friendly tone, and set out in clear, accurate English
      18
    • Your cousin has just received his results for the PSLE. Having scored well he has the choice of either entering a premier or neighborhood school. Unable to make a choice, he has written to you to ask for advice. The two schools up for consideration are as follows:
      Taking into account your cousin’s personality, capability and family background, suggest one of the two schools to him in order that he might reach his potential in an environment that he can easily thrive in. Your letter should be written in a friendly tone, and set out in clear, accurate English
      19
    • some pointers…
      “Use some or all of the following notes”
      not compulsory to use all the points
      20
    • 21
    • some pointers…
      Add other information as necessary, to make your letter an interesting one.
      elaboration on points
      Equal emphasis on each
      Reordering points
      22
    • linking back
      group activity
      topics to write about
      making it sound informal
      23
    • informal letter format
      section 2 of the handout
      24
    • address / date
      address
      your own
      date
      spell out the month fully
      write the numerals for the year
      eg. 19th July 2011
      25
    • address/ date/ salutation
      let’s have a look at section 2.1 of your worksheets
      26