You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
You are an international student and have borrowed a book from the local public library. You left the book on a bus and when you contacted the bus company, they could not find it.
Write a letter to the librarian explaining the situation and asking what you should do. In your letter:
Write at least 150 words.
You do NOT need to write any addresses.
Begin your letter as follows:
Dear …………….. ,
Sample Answer (166 Words, 8 Sentences, 6 Paragraphs, Band 9)
Last week I borrowed an English grammar book, “English Grammar Exercises” from your library to help me improve my knowledge of English. It was extremely useful, so when I went to visit a friend I took the book with me to show her how good it was.
Unfortunately, when I was on the bus going home, I fell asleep and missed my bus stop. I woke up at the next stop and rushed forward to the driver to ask him to stop but forgot to bring the book. As a result, the book was left on the bus. When I rang the bus company the next day, they could not find it and suggested that somebody must have picked it up.
Could you please let me know what I have to do now? As I am an international student I do not have very much money, but of course, I will pay for a new copy of the book if this is necessary.
(NB: Follow the above writing structure for getting higher IELTS band score in the examination. This sample answer can be an example of good writing out of many possible approaches.)
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