An email giving holiday advice

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From: Janet Hill
To: Sunny Chen
Subject: Hi!

Hi Sunny!

How are you?

We're finally coming to Singapore so I wanted to ask your advice on what we should do while we're there. What shouldn't we miss? We'll have our two kids aged 6 and 8 with us so ideally we want to do things we can enjoy as a family.

We've already got a hotel booked in Marina Bay and we arrive on 12 May for a week.

I hope you're around so we can meet up!

See you soon,


From: Sunny Chen
To: Janet Hill
Subject: Re: Hi!

Hi Janet!

Lovely to hear from you and how exciting that you're coming!

You've picked a great area to stay in as it's right next to a must-see attraction, Gardens by the Bay. They light them up at night and the kids will love it. Another place to take the little ones is the zoo, and the Night Safari is really worth doing. The animals are much more active at night than during the day, so it's pretty special.

As for food, there's quite a variety here. I'd recommend trying laksa and kaya toast – they're both really typical Singaporean foods. You can also eat well and cheaply at street markets. You should definitely check them out.

Can't wait to see you all!


P.S. My number here is +65 1234 1234.


  1. Start informal emails with Hi + name instead of Dear + name.
  2. An informal email can be like a conversation, so you can start with How are you?
  3. If you're replying, you can start with Lovely to hear from you.
  4. Use these phrases to make recommendations:
    ... is worth doing / seeing / going to.
    ... is a must-see (attraction).
    I'd recommend ...
    You can ...
    You should ...
  5. Say why you recommend those things.
  6. You can add something at the end using P.S.


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Submitted by Red Sus on Mon, 31/05/2021 - 03:38

Hi Janet! I’m so excited to hear you coming to my hometown this summer. There are a lot of places and exciting activities your family can enjoy while staying here. First, you should definitely visit the Imperial City, it’s very very special because it used to be the King’s place. And since your family travels together, Back Ma National Park is another great place to escape from the heat. There are swimming holes, waterfalls, and cable ropes in the middle of the jungle. Your family will love it. As for food, there’s a lot! You can get some famous foods like Pho or Bun bo Hue, I bet you heard about them before but haven’t tried the original taste. After that, my sister and I will give you a “special local cuisine tour” to eat all the delicious food at local prices, you guys don’t want to miss it. Can't wait to see you all!

Submitted by Camila Abreu on Sun, 25/04/2021 - 14:29

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Submitted by YED on Mon, 05/04/2021 - 04:30

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