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From: Simona Reggia
To: City Language School
Subject: Courses in August

Dear Sir or Madam,

I have seen your website and I would like to know more about your English courses.

I am interested in taking a two-week course in August. Are there any places available, and what are the start dates?

Also, do you have any accommodation for those dates?

Thank you for your help.

Regards,

Simona


From: Susan Colworth, City Language School
To: Simona Reggia
Subject: Re: Courses in August
Attachment: accommodation_info.pdf

Dear Simona,

Thank you for your interest in our courses.

Courses

  • Yes, we have places on all our August courses.
  • Start dates are 7, 14 and 21 August (Mondays).

Accommodation

  • Yes, we have rooms for students near the school. I am attaching some more information, photos and the prices.

Which course would you like, and which start date? If you would like accommodation, please let me know soon, as it is very popular.

Feel free to email me with any other questions.

Regards,

Susan Colworth
Course Administrator
City Language School

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1. If you don’t know the name of the person you’re writing to, write Dear Sir or Madam.

2. If the person who wrote to you gave you their first name, you can use it. Hi is less formal than Dear.

3. To reply to someone’s email, start with Thank you for your email / your interest / the information.

4. Say I am attaching … or Please find attached … to tell someone what you have attached to the email.

5. Finish with Regards, and your name.

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Comments

I think a study experience in the UK is very formative, especially in London or in other big city in the UK.

Honstly no, despite I have a desire to do it but I can't leave my home country ..

I am interested in learn English for a few weeks in the UK and visit London, Oxford, and museums also art galleries and theaters.

Big Yes! I would love to study in the UK. Honestly i'm interesting to UK for a long time, also there's so many places i have to see. Hope i'll be able to go to the UK.

Yes, I would. But not specifically English. I want to get my Ph.D degree on physics, and UK is a great place to do it.

It would be interesting to study in the UK. But I prefer to self-study at home to improve my English.

To study English in the UK is my big dream! I would like so much taking a three-month English course.
I need to improve my English skills, and it is more difficult to do this when you live in a country where people are non-native English.
One day I will realize my dream!

I would like to study in the UK. I try to improve my English skills first.

Yes, I would like to study in the United Kingdom. I think the UK is one of the best countries to study. On the other hand, the UK has become a place for many people all around the world come, meet and share their thoughts. I like that multicultural atmosphere. I like the rainy weather too. However, the cost of living is really higher that my country. I guess that is going to be a problem.

Absolutely.I like to study in the UK.But I have some finance problem.

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