Example.1. You are Tarun/ Taruna, studying in class IX of Aryan Public school. Paschim Vihar, New Delhi. Your syllabus of math and English have not been completed yet. Half yearly examination starts on next month. Write an application to the principal for starting extra classes for Math and English.
October 7, 2014
Aryan Public School,
Paschim Vihar, New Delhi
Subject: For starting extra classes for Math and English.
I am Tarun, studying in class IX-A of your school. I would like to draw your kind attention toward the problem related to our study. Our Math and English syllabus have not been completed till now, while half-yearly SA-I examination is on head. All students of class - IX are facing problems and they are anxious for completing syllabus.
Sir, I request you to arrange extra classes for math and English as soon as possible. So that we complete our syllabus within time. Sir, please start our classes during recess period. We will be thankful to you for this kindness.
Roll No - 32
Example.2. You are Sumit/Suman living at B 85, Jahangir Puri New Delhi, You experience that there are too many stray animals are in your locality and they wandering here to there freely this cause serious accidents and public problems. Write a letter To NDM Commissioner to control the stray animals in your locality.
B 85, Jahangir Puri,
October 7, 2014
Subject: For controlling stray animals.
I would like to draw your kind attention towards the problem regarding to stray animals in our locality. I am residential of B 85, Jahangir Puri New Delhi. There are many stray animals like dogs and cows which move here to there in public places, roads, narrow streets and even in the markets freely. I am very sorry to say that there had been a road accident by a stray cow two days before. We take this problem very seriously. We have complained about this many times to the local officers, but they do not listen to us.
Therefore, I request you to draw your kind attention towards our painful problems. I hope you will take necessary steps to control the moving of stray animals in our locality. We the residents will be thankful to you for this kind work.
Example.3. Write a letter to the Mayor of your city seeking a solution to the problem of waterlogging in your area. You are Raj / Rani of Dharma Colony, Ramgarh.
14 / 8, Dharma Colony
Date: 15 January 2021
Subject: Complaint regarding the problem of water logging in Dharma Colony
Sir / Madam
I am Raj, a resident of Dharma Colony. The residents of the area are facing a lot of problems due to water logging.
Every year in the monsoon season, the area gets filled with water as the drainage system gets choked. We have requested the area committee many times, but the situation is still the same. The residents’ lives have become miserable as many water – borne diseases have spread. All the houses are submerged, and we are facing a tough time. Please consider the issue as serious and find a solution at the earliest.
Example.4. You are Garima / Gaurav. Write a letter to your friend Sanjana / Sanjay, inviting her/him to your birthday party. Give details regarding the day, time, venue, etc. Add interesting details like theme, dress code, etc.
45, Jan Marg
33, Khan Gali
Date: 15 January 2021
Hi! You are invited to my birthday party on 25th August.
The party will be at Archie’s Place, Nehru Park from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. As the party is based on the ‘Spiderman’ theme, please wear a dress in red / black color combination. It will be fun as I have arranged a Mask game, a ‘Spidey’ web game, and a never – seen – before neon light and music show. I am very excited as I will wear a special Spidey costume designed by my sister. Please come as it will be good to have your company. Also, bring your brother Saurav. Waiting for your confirmation.
Example.5. You are Munish/Surekha, a resident of D-34, Ras Vihar, Dwarka, New Delhi. Open manholes in your colony Kave become a source of danger for the pedestrians and vehicle owners. Write a letter to the Municipal Commissioner complaining about this problem. Do not exceed 100 words.
D-34, Ras Vihar.
Dwarka New Delhi
10th March, 20XX,
The Municipal Commissioner
Subject: Regarding the problem of open manholes
I wish to draw your kind attention towards the unsanitary and dangerous conditions prevailing in Ras Vihar, Dwarka, New Delhi. Most of the manholes of this colony are open which have become a source of danger for the pedestrians and vehicle owners. Drains are broken at several places. Dirty water is all over on the roads. It is quite in view of the above, please pay a personal visit to this colony and initiate action against the erratic staff.
Munish / surekha
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