Vocabulary practice for the Cambridge PET exam
On this page we will look at using contractions in your informal letter (PET Writing Part 3).
In the Part 3 Writing task you have the choice of writing an informal letter. Using contractions like 'I'm' instead of 'I am' or 'she's' instead of 'she is' will help create an informal style.
Contract the words in brackets in the following letter:
Find a story book at your level and check how the author uses contractions. You will probably find that they are used most often in dialogue. Practise using contractions in your informal letters.