1. A THANK-YOU LETTER. Jumbled-up sentences: this
is the thank-you letter that Tom e-mailed back to Isabel and Louise after
seeing the present. The sentences are in the wrong order. Number them.
Pay special attention to the phrases that have been highlighted
for you because they will help you link the text together in logical sequences.
Why do this?
To do some practice in giving coherence to a text.
To see model words, phrases and sentences.
To observe how the words/prases highlighted help you to link the text
To read a model of a thank-you letter with an apology at the beginning.
Sentences such as:
"It was very good / nice /generous of you to"... (Informal)
"Thanks a lot for"... (Informal)
"Thank you very much for" ... Verb+ing (neutral)
"I must thank you for"... (neutral)
"I am extremely grateful for your help" (formal)
"I am most grateful for taking me" (formal)
can be used when you have to write thank-you
"I must apologise for" Verb+ing (more formal)
"I do apologise for" Verb+ing (more formal)
"I am awfully sorry about" Verb+ing (more informal)
"I am terribly sorry about Verb+ing (more informal)