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  • Task-1 (Letter writing) : Semi-formal letter to landlord

    Posted by Falak on December 10, 2021 at 8:49 AM

    You live in rented accommodation which was recently damaged due to the bad weather.
    Write a letter to the landlord.

    In your letter:

    explain what caused the damage

    – why you need him/her to fix the problem right away

    – what needs to be done to fix it


    Write minimum 150 words

    prashanth replied 3 months ago 11 Members · 18 Replies
  • 18 Replies
  • Mamta

    Member
    December 10, 2021 at 3:30 PM
    140 Network Points
    Activity Points 2700

    Dear Mr Sharma,

    I am Mamta Gulia, a tenant at your Gaur city residence. I am writing this letter to inform you about the damages caused by the cyclone last week and those need to be fixed immediately.

    I have been living in your apartment since 2016 and we live on the 8th floor. Last week, Cyclone Fani hit the city and as a result, a downpour damaged the windows of the house very badly. Electricity has also gotten affected since then and continuous chill wind is flowing in my flat. It is very uncomfortable for my mother in law to stay there as she is ill.

    I request you please make an arrangement to fix the problem as quickly as possible. It is winter now and the cold wind is unbearable for all family members. You can also contact the local vendor who can inspect the house for better understanding of the loss. I will assist you in whichever way possible.

    I look forward to hearing from you on a positive note.

    Yours sincerely,

    Mamta Gulia

    • Falak

      Administrator
      December 12, 2021 at 5:19 PM
      720 Network Points
      Activity Points 31540

      I request you (to) please make an arrangement

      In suggestions, make use of modal verbs

      Keep writing!!

      band: 2.5/3

  • jose joy

    Member
    December 11, 2021 at 9:25 AM
    100 Network Points
    Activity Points 990

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I am writing this letter to express the damage to roofing due to the downpour that is happening since last Friday. This is your tenant Jose staying at one of your apartments located at 32 Dawes Close, Coventry.

    I have been living here for 2 years and the weather had never been so bad as the last two days. You might have been aware from the news, news outlets are calling it a cloud bomb. There have been some damages to the roofing and are causing a leak in the attic, Currently, I am managing harvesting leaks with vessels.

    I expect the issue to exacerbate further as the integrity of the roof is compromised, so I request you to address the issue earliest as possible. You may contact the contractor to come for a visit for assessing the situation, please do inform me of the date and time ahead of time, so that I can be available for the inspection.

    I hope the issues are addressed quickly to avoid further damage.

    Yours Faithfully,

    Jose J Tharayil

    • Falak

      Administrator
      December 12, 2021 at 9:42 AM
      720 Network Points
      Activity Points 31540

      Dear Sir/Madam, (Dear Mr./Ms…..)

      downpour that is (has been) happening since last Friday.

      I hope the issues are (will be) addressed quickly to avoid further damage.

      Yours Faithfully,(sincerely)

      Band: 2.5/3

  • Kenya

    Member
    December 11, 2021 at 9:28 AM
    110 Network Points
    Activity Points 530

    Dear smith,

    I am writing this letter to inform about the damage happened to the roof of your house, which is rented by me.

    I am john , living at 42 gohnson road , tw59lj, honslow. Yesterday when it was very windy before rain , suddenly a window opened in our loft due to strong wind and flip towards opposite side. When i reached in the loft i saw that it was raining on the heating system, so I covered it quickly with a big polythene sheet which was kept their and switch off the heating system power supply.

    So , I would request you to ask some one who can fix this ,because our heating system is exactly under that window ,if it rains again that it can spoil it totally. moreover it is very risky as anybody can enter the house through the loft. In addition to that another window in the loft is also unable to lock properly as I checked all of them after this incident happened.

    I hope you will consider my request and solve this problem as soon as possible. As it is completely opened on the top and birds can access into loft for shelter as well.

    I await for your prompt service.

    Yours sincerely,

    john.

    • Falak

      Administrator
      December 12, 2021 at 9:38 AM
      720 Network Points
      Activity Points 31540

      Dear smith, (Smith,)

      I am john (John)

      honslow (Honslow)

      When i (I) reached in the loft i (I)saw that

      switch (ed) off the heating system power supply.

      if it rains again(, it will spoil it totally) that it can spoil it totally

      In addition to that (,) another window in the loft is also unable

      Proper nouns always start with capital letter

      Band: 2/3

  • Rekha

    Member
    December 12, 2021 at 7:36 AM
    120 Network Points
    Activity Points 1820

    Dear Mr. Sam,

    I am writing this letter to inform you and to seek your immediate attention about the damage to the house due to the snowstorm last night. Through which the electrical wires are damaged and also need to fix a couple of bedroom windows.

    Due to the heavy gust of winds with more than 20 mph and the heavy snow, electric lines outside the house are misplaced which is causing a power outage and I could see some sparks coming out of it. Since it is an old house not only power connections but also two of the windows are badly damaged through which the wind is flowing into the bedrooms.

    I request you to can immediate action and fix it as soon as possible because we are in the middle of the winter. It’s hard to maintain the room temperature as chilly winds are leaking into the room which would cause health issues and hard to stay for a longer time for us and especially my 2-year old son. Additionally, displacement of electrical wires may cause potential power outages which would make the situation worse.

    Therefore, please inform the electrician and carpenter to come and fix both the issues. I think they can take a look and suggest the right solutions to fix the issue.

    I hope you would respond soon and take prompt action.

    Yours faithfully,

    Renu

    • Falak

      Administrator
      December 12, 2021 at 5:14 PM
      720 Network Points
      Activity Points 31540

      also need to fix a couple of bedroom windows. ( this too needs to be presented as affected by snowstorm)

      semi-formal letter should have

      salutation – Dear Mr./Ms….

      closing – Yours sincerely

      keep writing!!

      Band :2.5/3

  • Sudhakar

    Member
    March 23, 2022 at 9:35 AM
    150 Network Points
    Activity Points 1380

    Dear Kumar,

    I’m writing to inform you that the rented apartment I’m staying in has been damaged by recent floods, I request you to visit the location soon and fix the issue.

    The recent floods have impacted many houses near our society, the wind was powerful hence the roof of hall got completely damaged resulting in many holes. Due to that now my hall is directly exposed to sunlight.

    It has become very difficult to live here without proper roof as it is exposed to direct sunlight causing sunburns as well as dangerous as there is no shield for insects and mosquitos to pass in. Asper the rent agreement any accidental damage to the house has to be borne by the owner.so I would request you to resolve the matter as soon as possible.

    In order to resolve the issue, one rooftop sheet dimensioned 4 feet height and 4 feet width has to be purchased and should be covered the damaged roof area with proper adhesive material.

    I would appreciate your immediate attention to this matter.

    Yours faithfully

    Sudhakar

    WordCount : 179

  • Thejas

    Member
    March 23, 2022 at 9:39 AM
    320 Network Points
    Activity Points 840

    Dear Newton,

    I’m Thejas living in 4th floor of Sun apartment from past 5 years, I’m writing this letter to express the damage caused by bad weather last week .

    It was last week due to change in climate there was a heavy rain lasted for 5 hours. As a result, the roof of building damaged and after that we are facing water leakage in the roof also our flat balcony is shattered and windows are broken. It’s very tough for us to live in the apartment sometimes we are seeing shock circuit in electricity due to leakage.

    I request you to do the arrangements or allocate us to another flat as fixing balcony and roof will take longer period of time and please send a plumber as well as an electrician to inspect the building so it can be fixed Ealy in time. Since I’m facing this from a week, I’m hoping for a reduction in my rent.

    I hope you respond and take action as earliest.

    Your sincerely,

    Thejas CC

  • Vijay

    Member
    March 23, 2022 at 9:58 AM
    100 Network Points
    Activity Points 290

    Dear Sir / Madam,

    I am writing this letter to inform you that due to recent bad weather, there has been damages to the house I am renting out from you

    Heavy storm in the last few days made significant damages to the roof and the windows in the first floor of the house. Currently, all the water that has been logged in the terrace is seeping through the above floor and windows

    I am unable to sleep in peace as there is waterlogging throughout the day. Additionally, there are a lot electronic devices in the room which makes the situation even worse. Now, I am concerned that if this problem persists, there will be more problems with the wiring & switches in the house

    Therefore, I would request you to fix the issue by appointing a plumber and an electrician. Alternatively, you can also contact the maintenance division of the community to fix the above issue. I am duly available throughout the day as I am working from home.

    I thank you for your consideration

    Many Thanks

    Vijay Maram

    • Falak

      Administrator
      March 24, 2022 at 9:23 AM
      720 Network Points
      Activity Points 31540

      Dear Sir / Madam, ( it is a semi-formal letter, you may mention recipient’s name)

      the windows in (on) the first floor of the house.

      There has been overall progression throughout , appreciated.

      Try to avoid making shorter sentences, use compound , complex sentences.

      keep writing!!

      Band: 2/3

  • Ohmkar

    Member
    March 23, 2022 at 10:05 AM
    20 Network Points
    Activity Points 2070

    I am ohmkar, a tenant at your green society residence. I am writing this letter to inform you and to seek Immediate attention about the damage to the roof of outside bathroom, broken windows and there was powercut due to the tranformer blast these were series of incidents took place in my residence because of cyclone nilofer since last 3 days.

    I had been living here for 3 years but never had experienced this kind of situation over my past. This Cyclone Nilofer had made me and my community vulnerable with bitter experiences. you know our gated community had significant presence of green cover with trees and plants but now if we see our surroundings it was horrible . All trees and electrical poles were fallen on roads, there is significant loss of property to me and my fellow residents.

    you know I am not able to attend duty since last three days and I am taking now work from home . There is lots of pressure on my shoulders and my children are asking me when you will be sought out problem of broken wall of bathroom and stagnate of drainage near to my premises and we are experiencing bad smell is coming out of it.

    I request you to respond quickly and make necessary arrangements to resolve this problem . You may take help from municipality workers and contractors so as to fix this issue as they were experienced, please respond to my calls or leave at least a message to my request so that I can make necessary arrangements according to it.

    I hope you receive it positively, respond to my request at the earliest

    Yours faithfully,

    ohmkar

    • Falak

      Administrator
      March 24, 2022 at 9:35 AM
      720 Network Points
      Activity Points 31540

      I am ohmkar (Ohmkar)

      cyclone nilofer (Nilofer)

      but now if we see our surroundings it was (is) horrible .

      when you will be (will) sought out problem – future indefinite tense

      drainage near to my premises and (as) we are experiencing bad smell is coming out of it.

      as they were (are) experienced,

      Yours faithfully, (sincerely)

      Keep writing!!

      Band:2/3

  • Ohmkar

    Member
    March 23, 2022 at 11:24 AM
    20 Network Points
    Activity Points 2070

    Dear Mr Rahul,

  • Krithiga

    Member
    March 28, 2022 at 12:19 AM
    100 Network Points
    Activity Points 1650

    Dear James,

    I am writing to inform you about the leakage of water from the roof due to heavy rains last night. This is your tenant John staying in your apartment #302, Benton drive, NJ – 483201

    I have been living here over past 2 years and had never encountered such problems until yesterday. However, after the consecutive rainfall for past 24 hours has resulted in leaking of water from roof to every nook and corner of the house. Furthermore, this has led to electrical short circuits in the existing wire set up resulting in frequent power cuts. And due to unavailability of power, the room heaters are not working as expected resulting in severe chillness inside the house.

    I urge you to fix this at the earliest as I have a 11 month old toddler with me and cannot withstand the severe weather conditions anymore. Also, the climatic conditions are expected to deteriorate further due to the upcoming of winter season. And, I can provide you the vendor number to contact in order to come and do a visit for assessing the situation. Also, please do inform me of the date and time well in advance, so that I can plan my day accordingly to make myself available.

    I hope the issues are addressed quickly to avoid worsening of the situation.

    Yours sincerely,

    John

    • Falak

      Administrator
      March 29, 2022 at 8:35 AM
      720 Network Points
      Activity Points 31540

      However, after (no need of “after” here) the consecutive rainfall for past 24 hours has resulted in leaking of water from roof

      expected to deteriorate further due to the upcoming of winter season. (upcoming winter season)

      I hope the issues are (will be ) addressed

      make sure you explain all the three bullet points in distinct paragraphs.

      Keep writing!!

      band: 2/3

  • prashanth

    Member
    March 30, 2022 at 3:18 PM
    120 Network Points
    Activity Points 1620

    Dear sir/madam,

    I am writing this letter to inform you our roof was damaged due to heavy pouring of rain since few days.

    I rented one of your flats in rainbow vistas apartment which is situated in Miyapur near D-mart. As you know from past few days our city is flooded with heavy rains due to which water started leaking from our roof and our kitchen floor got filled with water. Although our kitchen floor is very slippery, now due to presence of water it made difficult for us to use it.

    So I would request you to please visit our house, besides I discussed this matter with a local contractor who suggested me to add a layer of cement, but I want you to address this issue to builder before as this can get worse. Please let me know when you would be visiting so that I can plan my activities accordingly. Thanking you in advance for your support.

    Your faithfully,

    Prashanth Kadali.

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