2teachers’problems Mr Mao（毛） Mr Shen（沈） Mr Shang （尚） Mr Shi (石) How to develop good habits of doing homework?Mr Shen（沈）“students’ puppy love”Mr Shang （尚）How to finish reading 15 masterpieces?Mr Shi (石)No time to review.What’s to be done?
5Have you ever reply an English letter? writing an advice letter Chinese letterEnglish lettersame ?projectwriting an advice letter
6Dear Tom, Thank you so much for lending me money Dear Tom, Thank you so much for lending me money . I will remember all the good you did to me and my family. I also want you to know how grateful I am to have a true friend like you.Thanks again and I wish you all the best in your life ahead.Jacka thank-you letter
7(an apologetic letter) My dear teacher, I am writing for you to make an apology . I am so sorry that I missed your class without giving any reasons.For those days I were not in myself,I asked 2 weeks to sick leave.It 's my fault,I will try to keep the pace with classmates,so that I won't fall behind.Now,please forgive me. yours faithfullyToma letter of apology(an apologetic letter)
8A letter of reporting the loss Dear Sir,I am writing to inform that I lost my shopping bag in your hotel and I would like to ask for your help.I went to your hotel on May 1,2008.I left my bag in the hall.It is a black bag .There are many things in it,including my passport,ID card and some cash .I hope you can help me find my bag.Please contact me in the ways: Mobile phone:Office phone:yours trulyTomA letter of reporting the loss
9a letter of inquiry(询问) Dear Sir, I am a Chinese student who wishes to study at your university. It would be highly appreciated if you would provide me with some information. First, how much are the fees? Second, I wonder what subjects I can choose,Third, if possible, I would like to have a single . I am looking forward to your reply. Yours sincerely,Li Huaa letter of inquiry(询问)
10Dear Sir, Please allow me to apply for the job which you advertised in “Changzhou Evening News” of April 9. I am 28 years and unmarried. After receiving my B.B.A. from Xiamen University, I worked for three years as an office clerk at China Great Wall Computer Group (Shenzhen) Company. If you are interested in my application, please give me a chance. Yours sincerely,Chengqing an application letter
11an advice letter Dear Tom: You have asked me for my advice concerning whether you should study history or computer science and I will try to make somesuggestions.In my opinion, the university training is a preparation for your future career. There is no doubt that the field of computer science offers far wider job chances than history. Besides, it will also be necessary to have computer skills to earn a living.Of course, I would advise that you keep up your reading of history in your spare time.Yours sincerely, Li Mingan advice letter
12letters thank-you letter letter of apology letter of reporting the losslettersletter of inquiryapplication letteradvice letter
13purpose letter of inquiry problems asking for help 1 parapurposeletterofinquiryWhy does the father write the letter?the son2-3 paraproblemsWhat problem does the father have?the son4 paraasking for helpwhat kind of help?
14structure of an advice letter purposebeginningsuggestionssuggestionssuggestionsbodybodyconclusionending
15useful patterns(beginning) ● I would like to suggest that……● I am writing to express my views concerning……● You have asked for my advice with regard to……and I will try to make some suggestions.● If I were you，I would……● It seems to me that you could……● I think it would be more beneficial if you could…
16useful patterns(body) To begin with,Besides(in addition),What’s more,Firstly,Secondly,Thirdly,……Finally,First,Second,Third,……At last,In my opinion,On the one hand,On the other hand,
17useful patterns(ending) ● I believe you will take my advice into account.● I hope you will find these suggestionspractical/useful/helpful. ● I will be more than happy to see improvementsin this regard. ● I will be ready for further discussing this matterinto details.
18Dear Tom:You have asked me for my advice concerning whether you should study history or computer science and I will try to make somesuggestions.In my opinion, the university training is a preparation for your future career. There is no doubt that the field of computer science offers far wider job chances than history. Besides, it will also be necessary to have computer skills to earn a living.Of course, I would advise that you keep up your reading of history in your spare time. I hope you will find these suggestions practical.Yours sincerely, Li Ming