Letters and Essays Topics

Kanza Rehan
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Kanza Rehan
Created by Kanza Rehan about 5 years ago


Topics for formal, informal and essay writing.

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Informal Letter:1.) Write a letter to your friend inviting him/her to celebrate a festival with you.2.) Writing a letter to your younger brother/ sister advising him/her to work harder for exams.3.) Apologizing to a friend You borrowed an important textbook from a classmate last term. You now realize your classmate had returned home overseas and you still have the book. Write a letter to to him / her. In your letter: apologize for the mistake find out how important the book is to him / her say what you will do You should write at least 150 words4.) Reminding a Friend A year ago, you lent your favorite book to a friend who you thought would enjoy it. Unfortunately, your friend has forgotten to return it. The book has sentimental value to you as it had been presented by your grandmother. Write a letter to your friend. In the letter: ask how he or she is doing remind him / her about the book explain why you need it back You should write at least 150 words.

Formal Letter:1.) Write an application to the principal requesting him/her to let you appear for terminal exams which you had skipped.2.) Write a letter to the bank manager for opening bank account.3.) Write a letter to the Editor of a newspaper, complaining about the irregular water supply in your locality.4.) Write a letter to the Editor of your local newspaper complaining about the menace of stray dogs, thereby suggesting some remedies. These notes may be helpful.MenaceBarking at nightDirtying the placeBite can pass on rabiesRemediesShooting themCatching and leaving them in far off placesSterilizing and vaccinating them

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1.) You are in a room with no distractions. The door is locked, the walls are white. There is one chair on which you sit. On the table in front of you is a piece of paper. You know on the reverse side of the paper is written the date you will eventually die. You are in the room for one hour only and can never return to it. Tell me if you would turn the paper over and read it and why/why not?2.) If you were sent back in time to 1858 and had to live there, what modern skills and knowledge might you use to help you make enough money to live on?3.)You are a teenager, I am 44. I envy you because you have the time to be anything you want to be. Am I right or wrong in thinking this way?4.) Imagine you are watching the marathon on TV. A runner who looks like a relative of yours who died last year stops in front of the camera. He silently takes a sign out of his pocket. The camera picks out the words, 'help me' and your name. Describe, in the first person narrative, what happens next.

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