An expression of interest

An expression of interest

Learn how to write an email to ask for more information and express interest.


Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and tips and do the exercises.

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Travel grant

Are you a first-year or second-year student at Central University? Would you like to learn a language this summer?

Central University offers funding of up to £800 each for five students to go overseas and study English, Spanish, French, German or Chinese.* You can use the grant to pay for accommodation, travel expenses and tuition fees.

For more information, email

*Courses must be full time in July or August and for a minimum of two weeks.

From: Merry Yi
Subject: Summer travel grant

Dear Sir/Madam,

I'm writing to express my interest in the summer travel grant that was advertised in this month's university magazine.

I am a second-year student and I am planning to study English in New York for three weeks in July. I would like to apply for the travel grant to help me with my expenses.

Could you please send me further details, including how to apply and when the application deadline is?

I look forward to hearing from you.




  1. If you don't know the person's name when writing a formal email, you can start it Dear Sir/Madam.
  2. Your email should have three short main paragraphs:
    1. What you are interested in
    2. Why you're interested
    3. Any questions you have.
  3. I look forward to hearing from you is a good way to close an email if you want a reply.
  4. Regards is a semi-formal, respectful way to end an email. It is common in professional emails too.


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Submitted by Barrita on Wed, 01/06/2022 - 22:33


Dear sir/madam
I am writing for express my interess for aply in the cours of English.
Please can me sent more information?.
Data of beniger and end, requeset and cost.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Submitted by nadyanightingale on Mon, 11/04/2022 - 09:54


I would like to go to UK, for example. I'm aware of high tuition fees, but I'm still interested in studying English there.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Tue, 02/11/2021 - 17:35


I would like like to learn Spanish and French and go to France in study in languages. I'm planning to apply for visa for France. I like France culture and city Paris.

Where would you like to go to study a language?
I would like to study English language due to this I would be choose America, because every person know english and I think this help me so much. Even when I go in store I can talk in english to express my thinks.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Mon, 18/10/2021 - 10:46


It is America, That's my dream i wanna go there to study english and research American culture

Submitted by Thinthinmyoe on Tue, 29/06/2021 - 11:31

Yes,I would like to go to study English in New Zealand.

Submitted by emidepegaso on Wed, 02/06/2021 - 20:55

NIce so helpful Sooooooo Easy

Submitted by Ehsan on Wed, 28/04/2021 - 06:45

Surely I'd like to go to the United Kingdom or the United state to learn the English language.

Submitted by Camila Abreu on Mon, 12/04/2021 - 14:15

I would like to study English in New Zealand or England.