FCE Informal Letter
Complete the letter using these pairs of words (only one word is correct). Drag and drop the best alternative.
Never begin with 'Dear Friend'. Always use a name.
The correct answer is 'Dear Clare'
In informal letter you may use contractions (can't, won't, shouldn't, etc. ) You should avoid (cannot, will not, should not etc.) because it sounds too formal.
The correct answer is 'you're'
Use colloquial words (cool, place, brainy etc.) instead of (interesting, house, intelligent etc.)
The correct answer is 'mad'.
'Acquaintances' is not a suitable word in informal writing.
The correct answer is 'friends'.
'Getting ready' is less mormal than 'preparing'.
The correct answer is 'getting ready'.
'Desires to' is too formal in this context.
The correct answer is 'wants to'.
'Next to' means the same as 'adjacent to'. 'Next to' is more suitable than 'adjacent to'.
The correct answer is 'next to'.
In informal letter you can use abbreviations (phone, fridge, exam etc.) The correct answer is 'cafe'.
'Look forward to' is more formal than 'looking forward to'
The correct answer is 'Looking'.
'Yours sincerely' is not a suitable way to end an informal letter.
This expression is only used in formal writing!
The correct answer is 'Love from'.