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Company Logo Unit 7 Letters of consolation and condolence Teaching Objectives: By the end of the unit, Students will be able to ： Write letters of consolation and condolence. Focus on & Difficulties: Expressions for letters of consolation and condolence
Company Logo Contents Step 1 Brief Introduction Step 2 Writing tips Step 3 Sample Study Step 4 Useful Expressions Step 5 Practice
Company Logo Brief Introduction When someone you know has suffered huge loss or is meeting with trouble or misfortune, a friend's steady voice can stabilize his or her feelings. To write a letter of consolation is an art that requires the writer to allow their sympathy, friendship and encouragement to be conveyed through the words in the letter.
Company Logo Writing tips Begin with mentioning the trouble that the recipient of the letter is facing or has suffered. Tell them that you can understand what they are going through and reassure them that we will overcome the troubles in time. Tell them that you will always be around for them if they need advice or guidance.
Company Logo Sample Study [Consoling Patient] Dear Alice, We are so sorry to hear that you are in hospital and you will have to undergo an operation. We know you have been feeling ill for quite a long time but persevere with hard work for the development of the company. Everybody hopes that your stay in hospital will put things right and looks forward to seeing you in the office early. With all good wishes for a very speedy return to health. Yours truly, John
Company Logo Sample Study [Consoling a Friend Failed in the Entrance Examination of University] Dear Li Lan, What a surprise to me when the news came that you failed in the entrance examination of Beijing University. You have always worked hard in school. Your failure is not your own fault, I am sure. Those who have real knowledge may fail in the examination if chance is against them. I hope you won’t take this to heart and will get ready to try again Yours sincerely, Johnson
Company Logo Useful Expressions I’m very sorry to hear that… I’m much grieved to learn that… It is with great concern that I hear of… I cannot tell you how sad I felt when I was told… I shall be delighted if I can do anything for you. I want to express deep sympathy and solicitude for…. I wish to express my deep sorrow on the news … I hope that by the time this letter reaches you, you’ll be feeling much better. We hope you will have a speedy recovery.
Company Logo Practice Task: Write a letter of consolation based on the following information. 1. 你的朋友 Jane 生病了，请写封信表示慰问，并祝她早日康复。 2. 你的同学出车祸受伤了。请写封信表示慰问，表达你的关心，劝他 好好休养，预祝他早日康复。
Company Logo Homework Directions: Write a letter of consolation with the information given at p142