You have received a letter from your English-speaking pen-friend Tom who writes:

Last summer my parents and I went hiking to the mountains. We spent the whole week together and enjoyed it very much. How often do you take active holidays? Who do you think is the best company for you? What extreme sports would you like to try, if any, and why?

Last month our English class got an interesting project. We wrote a paper about interesting events in the past of our country …

Write a letter to Tom.

In your letter

- answer his questions

- ask?3 questions?about his project paper

Write?100??140 words.


Informal letter or email


Dear + first name,

asking about them

Hi! How are things? How are you? How’s it going? Thanks for your last/recent letter. Sorry, I haven’t written for so long/haven’t answered earlier because…

referring to their news

Great news about… Glad to hear that… Sorry to hear about … In your letter you asked me about…

giving news

Listen, did I tell you about ... You’ll never believe what… Oh, and another thing.

making suggestions

Why don’t you ...? Maybe you could… How about…?

closing expressions

Well, got to go now/I have to go now. Give my love to... Say hello to… See you soon!

signing off

Love, Lots of love, Yours, Best wishes,


Your first name

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