An expression of interest

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

Instructions

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

Reading text

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 grants@central-university.ac.uk

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


From: Merry Yi
To: grants@central-university.ac.uk
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.

Regards,

Merry

Tips

  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 IrinAristova on Wed, 03/02/2021 - 14:11

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I'd like to study English in New York or UK. Because I'd like to recognize about the life of english or american people and also I'd like to talk to native speakers and live among them.

Submitted by Pola on Sat, 30/01/2021 - 16:02

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I'd like to study English in New York, and I hope to have funding from an organization, government or charity, including my accommodation and travel expenses.

Submitted by Soulma on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 13:43

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I would like to go to Berlin to study German. I'm now beginning by learning the base and I hope to have funding from an organization or from the government to help me with covering expenses related to travel and accommodation.

Submitted by Rabia Syed on Wed, 06/01/2021 - 14:58

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I'm writing to express my interest in learning English in UK that was advertised on website last week. I am 5th semester student and i am thinking about learn English in UK. I would like to apply to get the chance. I need more detail. Could u send me more detail about learning English in UK. Also tell me the deadline to apply. I look forward to hearing from you.

Submitted by Anhvu on Sun, 06/12/2020 - 12:21

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Submitted by Khant Khant on Wed, 04/11/2020 - 12:59

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If I've a chance, I would like to study korea in Souel as it is a very beautiful country and korean language is very interesting.

Submitted by Moon Wathan on Fri, 16/10/2020 - 10:58

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I would like to go to study Japanese in Japan. It's more improve than in my country. In this country, I can improve listening skill and reading also. I love to learn different languages. I try to learn many languages and try to say.

Submitted by Hoang Hai on Fri, 16/10/2020 - 07:02

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Dir Sir/Madam. I am writing to express my interest in travel agent. I am a first-year student and I am planing to study Chinese in Taiwan for one month in July. I would like to apply for the travel grant to help me with my expense. Could you please send me further details, including how to apply and when the application deadline is? I look forward to hearing you soon. Regards, Hai

Submitted by Khin Myat Thwin on Thu, 15/10/2020 - 15:00

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I would love to study an english in the Uk because it can make me more improve rather than studying in another countries. I grew up with reading books, novels from the cambridge and the oxford, so I really would like to be there.

Submitted by habibao.medo on Tue, 13/10/2020 - 10:32

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i would like to go to new york or some quite village to learn english