What Will I Learn?
This workshop is intended for students who need to achieve 9+ in the CELPIP Writing Section, or 7+ in the IELTS General Writing Section.
In this workshop we look at the apology email or letter in writing task 1.
You will learn:
* about formatting your email or letter
* how to organize your response
* key techniques for a higher score
* common apology phrases & vocabulary
* how to give your response depth
This Apology Writing Task workshop is a one-hour class.
There are 3-6 people in the workshop.
This class uses an online zoom classroom.
What is included?
After the class, each participant will receive:
* a written sample response pattern
* feedback on one response
* class notes
A Typical Apology Email Question
The Apology email or letter question asks you to write a formal or informal email apologizing for something you have done, or apologizing on behalf of someone else. You may be asked to write to a friend, family member, co-worker, or someone in authority like a restaurant owner or your boss. in your email, you describe the situation, explain what happened, and then apologize.
For CELPIP, you have 27 minutes to complete your written response. It should be 150-200 words.
For IELTS, you have 20 minutes to complete your written response. It should be 150 words.
A typical apology email question looks something like this:
You have a meeting with your boss scheduled for later today but you are unable to attend due to illness.
Write an email to your boss. Your email should:
Explain why you cannot attend the meeting
Apologize for not being able to attend
Ask your boss if it would be possible to reschedule the meeting