SAMPLE TASK You have received a letter from your English-speaking pen-friend Mary who writes Write a letter to Mary. In your letter - - Tell her about your journey to Italy - - ask 3 questions about her plans for the summer - Write words - Remember the rules of writing … It was great to hear that you went to Italy during your spring holidays. I have always wanted to visit this wonderful country. Did you enjoy your journey? What places of interest did you visit? What impressed you most of all? As for me, I am awfully tired because weve got too many tests at school. Cant wait for the summer break…
THE SCHEME OF THE LETTER Адрес Дата написания письма Обращение, Ссылка на предыдущие контакты. Основная часть письма. Раскрытие аспектов, указанных в задании. Задайте необходимые по заданию вопросы. Упоминание о дальнейших контактах. Завершающая фраза, Имя автора
WRITING ADDRESS *пишется в правом верхнем углу номер дома, название улицы город страна Example: 18 Lenina Street Berezniki Russia
WRITING THE DATE *пишется под адресом, пропустив строку Example: June 7 th, June /06/13
HOW TO START THE LETTER *обращение должно быть неофициальным *после обращения ставится запятая Example: Dear Tim, Dear Marry,
THANKING FOR PREVIOUS CONTACTS упомяните о предыдущих контактах: Thanks (a lot) for your (last) letter. Your last letter was a real surprise. I was glad to get your letter. It was great to hear from you! извинитесь за то, что не писали раньше: Sorry I havent written for so long but…./Sorry I havent been in touch for so long. Im sorry I havent answered earlier but I was really busy with my school. и/или упомяните какой-либо факт из полученного письма: Im glad you passed your History test! Sounds like you had a great time in London. Great news about your…!
THE BODY OF THE LETTER обычно 2-3 абзаца раскройте все аспекты, указанные в задании задайте все вопросы, необходимые по заданию используйте неформальные средства связи (well, by the way, anyway, so)
HOW TO FINISH THE LETTER Объясните, почему заканчиваете письмо: Well, Id better go now as I have to do my homework. Anyway, I have to go now because my mum asked me to help her with the washing up. Ive got to go now! Its time for my favourite TV show. Упомяните о дальнейших контактах: Write back soon! Take care and keep in touch! Drop me a letter when you can. Hope to hear from you soon. I cant wait to hear from you!
CONCLUSION На отдельной строке напишите завершающую фразу-клише. После нее поставьте запятую Example: Love, Lots of love, All my love, All the best, Best wishes, With best wishes, Yours,
WRITING THE NAME *пишется на отдельной строке под завершающей фразой. Указывается имя автора (без фамилии!) Example: Kate Andrew
6)41 Kosmonavtov Street Moscow Russia 15/02/08 8) Dear Mary, 2) Thanks a lot for your letter. I hope you passed all your tests! 1)First of all, let me tell you about my one week package holiday to Rome. Everything was OK. All the excursions were interesting. We visited the Vatican and were impressed by the famous St. Peters Cathedral. I also enjoyed the Colosseum and other sights of Rome. All in all, we enjoyed our holiday. 3) And what about you? What are plans for the summer? Will you come to visit us? Russia is a unique country and Ill show you lots of interesting things. Let me know what cities youd like to visit. 4) Well, Id better go now. I have to do my homework. Write back soon! 7) Lots of love, 5)Lucy Ответ:
The right variant of the date is: A) 24, January 2012 B) 24 January, 2012 C) January 24 th, 2012
The right variant of the address is: A) 41 Kosmonavtov Street Moscow Russia B) Kosmonavtov Street 41 Russia Moscow
The right beginning of the letter is: A) Im glad you passed your History test. B) Thanks a lot for your letter. C) Im sorry I havent answered earlier but I was really busy with my school.
The best phrase to finish the letter is: A) It was great to hear from you! B) I have to go now because my mum asked me to help her with cooking. C) Write back soon!
You have received a letter from your English-speaking pen-friend Steve who writes Write a letter to Steve. In your letter -- Tell him about the kind of books you and your relatives like to read -- ask 3 questions about his new house -Write words -Remember the rules of writing … At school we are doing projects on reading habits of people in different countries. Could you tell me what kind of books you and the members of your family like reading? As for the family news, we bought a new house last week…