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An Informal Letter
Mind Map on An Informal Letter, created by Elena Grunova on 21/11/2014.
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An Informal Letter
Hi....,/ Dear... and add the name of the recipient
ask your friend some introductory questions
How are you?
I hope the summer job is going well.
Have you decided where to go on holiday?
Did you pass the exam?
I hope you are well.
The weather here is really bad at the moment.
Last week I went to...
Describe where you are ( the place/ the weather)
Anyway ,we are camping in the Isle of Skye.
We are staying on a campsite...
It rained every single day.
State your main reason for writing
Anyway, I'm writing to ...
Say what you are doing
Make up an Excuse to stop writing
Well, I have to go now...
Well, I must finish - it's my turn to cook tonight. Write back soon
Say good bye and sign your name.
See you soon
Write back soon
Lots of love
All the best
Hugs and kisses
FIRST NAME ONLY
Bye for now
If, after having finished the letter, you need to add something, do it in post scriptum. Start a new paragraph with PS
You are allowed to use short forms
it's, you're, I'll
changeable / cloudy/ cold / freezing / hot / rainy / sunny
cabin / campsite / farm / hotel / rented cottage / tent / youth hostel
in a forest / in the middle of nowhere / in the mountains / on the coast / near a town
canoeing / diving / parachuting / rafting / sailing / skiing / snowboarding / trekking / windsurfing
book about Britain / box of chocolates / cassette of traditional music / perfume
classical / folk / heavy metal / jazz / rock...
places to go
art gallery / cinema / football match..
involve the reader with questions
How are you? / Can you believe it?
refer to the reader
Here's some news for you.../ So you can imagine what he's like! / You can tell me all your news
begin sntences with informal linkers
Anyway, we're.../ Luckily, we didn't.../ Actually, there isn't.../ But them we're.../ And Tom has.../ Well, I must finish.../ Guess what! Are you serious?
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