Writing Task 1 General Training Revision – Showing Your Politeness
In the Writing Task 1 section of the IELTS General Training exam, you have to write a letter, which can either be in a formal or informal situation. Whether you are writing a letter of complaint or not, showing your courtesy is important. This article will provide you with a number of examples where you can improve your language to make your letter politer.
When you have free time, call me to discuss this matter in more detail.
How to improve: When you have free time, please call me to discuss this matter in more detail.
Read my offer and tell me what you think of it.
How to improve: Kindly read my offer and tell me what you think of it.
Can you make sure that this problem will never happen again?
How to improve: Can you do me a favor by making sure that this problem will never happen again?
You must reduce the noise level in your construction site.
How to improve: I would strongly appreciate if you could reduce the noise level in your construction site.
Exercise: Improve the following sentences to make them politer. Please share your improved sentences by leaving a comment.
1. Inform me in advance if you plan to organize a late party.
2. Can you give me further instructions on how to apply to this position?
3. You must bring the wallet back to me before the end of this week.