For students summer vacation is a special time of year. But without the
routines of school, many parents worry about their children sitting idle
for two months. For them, summer camps are a popular way to provide
their kids with a stimulating, fun-filled holiday.
I am writing this letter to you to informthat we will host a summer
camp for high school students. This summer camp willstart at 11:00a.m.
on Sunday at the gate of the first dining hall on the westcampus。
Children take part in various summer camp activities, including
skill-training exercises at the Changning Campus Football League Summer
Camp, a trip to a Japanese teppanyaki restaurant and a visit to the
Shanghai Natural History Museum during the Gubei Mandarin Summer Camp.
This summer camp to be held is to help highschool students to
improve their spoken and written English skills. If you arehave a
outgoing personality, can communicate well with others and
haveenthusiasm to be a volunteer for this activity, please send us your
applicationletter to us
participation will be highlyappreciated。
Across Changning District, the summer has been packed with a plethora of
camps suited for children with various interests.
In Gubei the Mandarin Summer Camp returned for its 15th year last month.
The camp included games, classes and field trips designed to help
children make new friends and broaden their cultural horizons.
Directions: Suppose your university is going to host a summer camp for
high school students. Write a notice to
After an opening ceremony on July 6 at the Gubei Civic Center, the young
campers took part in a class on the local Shanghai dialect. After lunch,
they participated in an hour-long folk dancing class. This was followed
by a science lesson where students learned how to build simple robots.
1) briefly introduce the camp activities, and
On July 8, a field trip brought campers to the Shanghai Natural History
Museum and a Japanese teppanyaki restaurant to experience international
2) call for volunteers.
The week-long summer camp also featured bicycling, football and
percussion instrument activities. It was open to children aged six to 14
and cost 600 yuan (US$96) per person.
Meanwhile, at Tianshan Middle School, the Chang-ning Campus Football
League Summer Camp ran from July 10 to 17.
June 20, 2014
A total of 264 students from seven primary schools and five middle
schools joined 20 coaches and teachers in the eight-day sports training
To enrich extracurricular activities, our school intends to hold a
summer camp for students from high school on July 6, 2015. The event
will include English learning and basketball games.
The head coach of the summer camp, Liu Bin, was assisted by 10
professional football players.
Thus, volunteers for this camp are badly needed to assist us in
organizing the relevant affairs, including reception, distribution of
documents, etc. Candidates must have adequate patience with the
adolescents. Besides, the volunteers ought to have outstanding skills at
English. Students who have previous experience as volunteers are
Each day, campers took part in short matches and skill training
exercises. The aspiring players were also taken to watch an
international invitational match.
Those who are interested in taking part in it may sign up with the
monitor of their classes before June 30, 2014.
This was the second time Changning’s campus football league hosted the
The Shanghai Youth Center of Science and Technology Education’s
Changning branch hosted a science summer camp on July 2.
Some 30 students with a passion for science and technology spent a day
onEast China Normal University’s campusin Minhang and visited biology
and chemistry workstations.
Direction: You just bought an English dictionary from a famous
e-commerce site only to find it not as good as you expected. Write an
email to the customer service center to
The campers first learned how to capture insect specimens, which were
then classified. They were later taken on a tour of the center’s biology
museum, which features thousands of animal and plant specimens,
including rare species such as the giant panda and the Chinese
1) complain the poor quality of the dictionary, and
The second part of the one-day camp involved a trip to a chemistry lab,
where students of all ages learned about the periodic table, minerals
and new fuel sources. They also got a chance to conduct some experiments
of their own.
2) give reasons for your complaints.
The Tianshan neighborhood community also hosted a summer camp for the
children of migrant workers.
Dear Mr. Wang, (大家注意此处是逗号)
For many migrants, summer vacation means either leaving their children
at home alone or bringing them along to work.
As a regular customer, I am writing this letter to complain about the
quality of dictionary bought from the bookone.com.
To keep these children occupied, and ease the burden on their parents,
Tianshan community members started a summer education program that
included classes on history, science and technology. Field trips were
arranged as well, with groups of students visiting an organic farm and a
special exhibition celebrating the victory of World War II.
I ordered an Oxford Dictionary of Contemporary English a week ago. Apart
from the delayed delivery, many pages in the dictionary are missing and
some of the pages are reversed, which are totally unacceptable to me.
District education authorities also organized a parent-child interactive
event at the Shanghai Sheshan Children’s Camp in Songjiang District,
where families gathered together to engage in a series of activities
designed to spread knowledge about waste sorting and fire safety, among
I would like to get a refund or at least change it for a new one. And I
trust that you will now consider this matter seriously and make an
effort to prevent the recurrence of this kind.
Yours sincerely, (逗号)
Write a letter to your university canteen, making suggestions for
improving its service. You should write about 100 words on ANSWER SHEET
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am a student of our university, who often have meals in our canteen.
Generally speaking, our canteen provides quite good food. However, I
still have some suggestions for you to make our canteen more popular
To begin with, I wonder whether you could provide more varieties of
food. We do not have many options when eating in our canteen now. To
continue, some students have complained about the price of the food
there, would you please lower it down?
I do hope to have a better canteen. And I would be highly grateful if
you could take my suggestions into consideration.
Write a letter inquiring a travel agency about the trip to Mount
Huangshan. Some necessary details must be included. Do not sign your own
name at the end of your letter, using “Li Ming” instead.
Dear Sir or Madam,
I would like to travel to Mount Huangshan this summer. I would be most
grateful if you could send me information regarding the following
First, my family will come with me. Therefore, I would like to know the
details about this trip, such as the accommodation, the plans and the
money it will cost. Besides, how do you deliver these materials to me?
What’s the deadline before we make the final decision? How do I pay for
Thank you for your attention. I am looking forward to your immediate
You want to apply for the following job: a personal secretary to the
general manager, write a letter to Mr. Byron to:
1) show your interest,
2) describe yourself, and
3) explain why you would be suitable for the job.
Dear Mr. Byron,
I am writing to apply for(求职) the position as the personal secretary
to the general manager./(求学)(the opportunity for further study in your
I am fully confident that I am the right candidate. To begin with, I
major in secretary and will graduate from Peking University. I have a
good academic performance in school and have been the top five students
for four years in my grade. In addition, I am an open-minded,
cooperative and ready-to-help girl.
Enclosed is my resume to provide additional information. Thank you for
your time and consideration. I am looking forward to your reply at your
Directions: You find your study load is too heavy. Write a letter to
your college teacher: 1) you need to withdraw from two courses,
2) explain the reasons,
3) ask if it is possible to obtain a refund.
Dear Professor Smith,
I am writing to formally request to withdraw from two courses:
Introduction to Elementary Education and Teaching Methods.
The main reason for reducing my course load is that I find it extremely
difficult to manage six courses. Because I really have to work part
time, I have no other choice but to decrease my course load. Besides, I
would also like to request a tuition refund. I am sorry for any
inconveniences I have caused by this change in plans.
Thank you for your attention to these requests. If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact me at 82036600. I look forward to
hearing from you soon.
Directions：Your friend Smith told you he had started his own business.
Write a letter to him to congratulate him and give him some helpful
I was happy to learn that you had opened your own firm and I would like
to express my warmest congratulations.
The final realization of your long-cherished dream should be attributed
to your diligence, persistence and ambition. I am glad that your
consistent pursuit of dream is rewarded now. As a good friend of you, I
advise you to keep your ambition. Moreover, in response to challenges,
please never overestimate the difficulties and underestimate your
Please accept my congratulations again. And I do believe you and your
firm will achieve one success after another.
You have just returned from a visit to a university in Great Britain.
And you were warmly treated there by Professor Smith. Please write a
letter to express your thanks to him for his hospitality.
Dear Prof. Smith,
I would like to thank you very much for your kind hospitality and the
honor you showed me during my recent visit to your university.
It was nice of you to introduce me so many of famous professors and
celebrated scholars at your university. I feel obliged to you for the
selfless assistance you render me. I appreciate it more than I can say.
Finally, I wish I can have an opportunity to repay your kindness when
you come to China in the near future. Again with many thanks.
Write a memorandum of about 100 words to the student service department
and ask them to fix a telephone for each dormitory. Your Memo should
(1)Your purpose. (2) The reasons. (3)Your sincere hope.
Date: Aug. 8, 2013
To: The leader of student service department
From: Li Ming
Subject: Telephone fixing
I would like to remind you that we are in need of a telephone for each
dormitory. As university students, we need to cope with the daily
increasing communications with teachers, friends and people outside the
We need a telephone to get and send message, which is important for us.
Though most of us have mobile phones and e-mail address, a telephone in
the dormitory is after all the most convenient and cheapest tool of
I hope that you will pay attention to this problem and solve it as soon