2 What is an informal Letter? It is a kind of letter that we write to our:ParentsorClose relativesClose friends
3 Example Write a letter to your friend Mona telling her about your visit to London.
4 So as you can see, I really enjoyed my visit to London and I …………………… Po box 999, Doha, Qatar.Dear Mona,This summer was great. I traveled to London with my family. First, let me tell you about my flightThe first day was wonderful. We went to lots of interesting places. For example,……………….So as you can see, I really enjoyed my visit to London and I ……………………I will write again soon.Best wishes,………………
5 Letter to my FriendPo box 999, Doha, Qatar.Dear Mona,How are you? I want to tell you about my visit to London. I traveled to London with my family in my summer holidays. First, let me tell you about my flight. It was a long but comfortable flight.We reached Heathrow airport of London at in the morning. We stayed in Park Hotel near Thames River. The first day was wonderful. We went to many interesting places. For example, Big Ben, London eye, Hyde Park, Museum …. The next day we went for cruise in a big boat. Then we went for shopping and I bought many dresses. My family liked the cold weather. We stayed there for five days.So as you can see, I really enjoyed my visit to London and I think I would like to get there again. How was your summer camp? Write to me about it.Waiting for your letterBest wishes,………………
6 Parts of an Informal letter 1. My Address2. Date3. Greeting4. Introduction5. Explanation6. Close7. Signing off8. My name
7 1. My Address It should have: Post box Number__________ Name of the City___________Name of the Country________
9 3. Greeting Greet the person by writing: Dear _________, Hi____________,Hello__________,…………….
10 4. Introduction Start your letter with word like: How are you? Sorry, I could not write to you earlier….I am so happy to tell you…You will be glad to know that….In this part, also tell why you are writing the letter.
11 5. Explanation Write in detail about your news Share what , when , where, how……Explain what you want to write.
12 6. Close Write the closing lines Ask the other person to write back You can use such lines like:Reply soonWaiting for your letterThat’s all about me for now………..
13 7. Signing off Write the signature ending by writing like: Take care, orBye for now,Best wishes,etc.
14 8. My name Write your name or any given name , who is writing that letter
16 Introduction: My flight from the Gulf. When did you arrive at the airport?What did you do before going to the plane?What did you eat on the plane? Was it good?Did you see a film? What was it called? Did you enjoy it?What time did you arrive? Was it early, late or on time?Did you enjoy your flight?
17 Body: Some interesting places that I visited. What places did you visit during the first day? (Choose one only)What places did you visit during the other days? (Choose three)What information can you give your friend about the places you visited?
18 Close: My feelings and wishes now. How do you feel now?Would you like to go back again?What would you like to visit next time? Why?
19 Number these sentences in the best order: Introduction:My feelings and wishes now.Body:Some interesting places that I visited.Close:My flight from the Gulf.