Check out students' answers to Flo-Joe's FCE Writing tasks with a teacher's feedback
You have received the following email from your English penfriend:
|It's a really brave step to take a year out of college to come and spend 6 months in the UK! What are you planning to do with your time? Find a job? Learn some new skills? Write back and give me more details of your plans so I can do my best to help you have a good time...|
Write your email/letter of reply to your penfriend (around 140-190 words).
Read Olimpia'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 Mary,I was very happy to hear from you. I thank you very much for helping me with all these arrangements. Gd
First of all, my intention is to study, to improve my English. You know that I really want to become a WF
As a part of my practise WF
Although I am prepared to pay all the expenses with WW
I look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you in advance for your help. Gd
This is a really nice answer, Olimpia! Your email/letter is well organised and it is clear what your plans are so your friend will be able to help you.
I like the way that you have achieved a polite tone in this email/letter and the language errors that occur are fairly minor. Well done!
/\ Word(s) missing
- Omit word
PE Poorly expressed
SS Sentence Structure
WF Wrong form
WO Word order
WT Wrong tense
WW Wrong word