Check out students' answers to Flo-Joe's FCE Writing tasks with a teacher's feedback
You are reading an English language magazine and you see details of a language school that you are interested in.
|LEARN ENGLISH AT YOUR OWN PACE!
If you would like to study English on a course that has been specially designed to meet your needs and interests, then contact the Principal of the Effective Learning School giving details of your:
Write your letter to the Principal of the school. (around 140-190 words).
Read Alejandra's answer to this question below. Try correcting the piece of writing yourself first: use the marking codes to think about what might be wrong (or what's good) about the piece of work. Then when you're ready, click the green buttons in the text for our feedback.
Dear Sir,I am writing with regard to your advertisement in the Sunday's PE
I am 18 and have been studying English for ten years, which implies my level is high. However, I am sure I need to improve lots of things. Despite the fact I am quite good at grammar and use of English, I must admit I have difficulties in phrasal verbs and listening exercises. Apart from this, I would also like to improve my level of comprehension and vocabulary, through dynamic exercises which help me remember new words. Gd
I am very interested in languages, and my favourite hobbies are reading, writing, and studying English as well as Italian. I consider all these activities are worthwhile since they make you develop your intellectual skills. Besides /\
As I am not quite busy next week, PE
Alejandra de Picciotto
Alejandra, this is an excellent answer. You address all of the points in the task clearly and precisely, and your letter is organised appropriately. I also really like the way that you start and end your letter. This would leave the reader with an entirely positive impression.
Apart from a couple of minor errors, your control of language is extremely good.
/\ Word(s) missing
- Omit word
PE Poorly expressed
SS Sentence Structure
WF Wrong form
WO Word order
WT Wrong tense
WW Wrong word