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  • don’t need to use Sir-s or Mdm-s, can just write the name (Patricia’s)

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  • 1. one more day to Friday, Thursday
    21th July 2011
    st. hilda’s secondary
    tp one: armanalluwie
    1
  • 2. tuesday’s tales
    on Tuesday we looked at
    sample questions
    format for informal letter writing
    address/ date/ salutation
    2
  • 3. questions
    is there a format for writing addresses?
    do we leave the full stops/ commas?
    how informal should our informal salutations sound?
    appropriateness
    3
  • 4. what we will achieve today
    by 9.45am I would have
    understood what the introduction, main body, conclusion and the signature block contains.
    practiced writing an informal letter
    4
  • 5. introductions
    let’s have a look at section 2.2 of your worksheets
    correct the 2nd line of your worksheet
    the purpose of the letter
    the intentions of the author
    5
  • 6. state intentions
    I hope this letter finds you well. The letter you wrote me last week, offering to send me to vacation language school in England, was received with much delight in our household, but none are more excited and thankful than myself. I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I am at the prospect of spending six weeks in England at language school! Thank you for the wonderful offer, Uncle Samuel. Needless to say, I am more than happy to take you up on the generous offer and am writing to tell you that I would be happiest attending the Belleview School in North England for the six-week course.
    6
  • 7. exchanging pleasantries
    I hope this letter finds you well. The letter you wrote me last week, offering to send me to vacation language school in England, was received with much delight in our household, but none are more excited and thankful than myself. I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I am at the prospect of spending six weeks in England at language school! Thank you for the wonderful offer, Uncle Samuel. Needless to say, I am more than happy to take you up on the generous offer and am writing to tell you that I would be happiest attending the Belleview School in North England for the six-week course.
    7
  • 8. examples of pleasantries
    I cannot believe that two weeks have gone by..
    Thank you for such a great and wonderful time..
    I cannot thank you enough for such a great time in..
    It seems ages since we last saw each other…
    Thank you so much for giving me such a wonderful time..
    Thanks a lot for spending time with me..
    8
  • 9. what are the two purposes of writing an introduction?
    9
  • 10. main body
    organize information
    equal elaboration on points
    include shared memory
    feelings / emotions
    using conversational language
    10
  • 11. conclusion
    express gratitude
    let’s take a look at section 2.3
    11
  • 12. conclusion
    Uncle Samuel, thanks again for giving me this marvellous opportunity. As long as you have no objections, my choice is the Belleview School, and I cannot wait to visit you while I am there! Mum and Dad send all their love, and we would love for you to come to Singapore for a visit with me after the course in England ends. Thanks again Uncle Samuel! Take care and write back soon.
    12
  • 13. signature block
    Yours Truly
    Yours Affectionately
    Love
    XOXO
    13
  • 14. mental break
    Love Language: A Short Film
    14
  • 15. stage 2
    individual informal letter writing exercise
    15
  • 16. this sounds familiar..
    16
  • 17. have I
    understood what the introduction, main body, conclusion and the signature block contains?
    practiced writing an informal letter?
    17