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August 11, 2019


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Yes sir, but our age go fast sir, when we older more score needed, students needs it as fast they can. Thanks sir.

A friend who lives in another country has invited you to come and stay with him/her on your next holiday. You are too busy to accept the invitation.

Write a letter to your friend. In your letter:
Thank him/her for the invitation (Thanks, I’ve always)
Explain why you cannot come (turn down, I have to visit US office)
Give him/her your other news (work out)

Dear Simon,
I hope you’re well. I've got a bit of bad news for you that I won’t be able to come to your home in the summer vacation.

I couldn’t thank you enough for your invitation. It’s been a long time since we last met each other. As you know, I’ve always wanted to visit Canada, especially the northern area where you’re currently living. It’s the most scenic part of the country, and I love the fact that the Niagara fall is just 100 miles away from your home.

But, I’m feeling terrible to tell you that I’ve to cancel my plan of visiting your home as I will have to work from the US branch of my company during the entire summer, and I’ve assigned some crucial projects to work during that period. So, I doubt I’ll get any free time during the summertime.

On the positive side, I’m feeling over the moon to tell you that I’m going to marry next month, and you must have to come. As you’re aware, I’ve always had a positive feeling for Seema since our college days, and I finally proposed her for the marriage two weeks ago. She has accepted my proposal and we’ll marry in a couple of weeks, can you believe this?

Write back to me with your plan and sorry again for spoiling our holiday plan this summer.

Take care!


-> I've got a bit of bad news for you. I'm afraid I won't be able to ...
[It is not possible to use a "that" clause to join these ideas in the way you have done.]

-> I can’t thank you enough.. [Why use a past?]

-> Niagara falls [plural!]

-> But I’m sorry to say that ....

-> I have to cancel ["have to" never contracts as 'have' is emphasized.]

-> my plan to visit...

-> I've been assigned to some crucial projects (This means you will join a team of people working on them.) OR:
I've been assigned some crucial projects .. (Without 'to': this means you have the sole responsibility. This is using 'assign' to mean 'given' and uses the weird English construction where a passive has an 'object'.)


eg I've been assigned to the Manhattan Project = I am a team member.
I've been assigned the Manhattan Project = I am in charge.

-> during the summer. (to avoid repeating 'time')

"I’m going to marry" usually has an object. -> I’m going to get married.

"you must have to come": oh no! Double modal!

-> I finally proposed to her two weeks ago.

-> I’ve always had feelings

-> Please let me know your plans and, once again, sorry for ....

Thanks a lot kata for the eye-opening suggestions.

These days many of us prefer to throw damaged things away, whereas in the past
people used to repair damaged items and keep them for a long time. Explain why you
think this change has happened? What are the effects of this change in attitude?

Many men and women nowadays choose to discard broken goods or items; however, such items were fixed and preserved by people in the past. I think the primary reason for this trend is the rise in earning opportunities in the past few years, and this supports the growth of multiple businesses.

An increasing number of people today prefer to throw things which are damaged because they might be making more money than in the past. The number of jobs, as well as the chances of becoming an entrepreneur, has proliferated significantly over the past many years, and this is why they mostly like to use new or recently launched items rather than to repair some malfunctioning items. The rapidly growing business of Samsung Smartphones is the prime example. That is to say, this company persuades a huge number of people, particularly younger ones, to use its product by introducing some attractive features every time they launch the new models.

This change in people’s perspective often results in the start-up of many new occupations as well as the growth of opportunities for commerce. This happens mainly because many people these days choose to shop new and updated items and consider things having minor defects outdated and scrap them even though such items meet their daily operational requirements and are not that old. For example, many people in India like to sell their cars having some scratches or minor damage, which means that they would buy new cars and ultimately the business of automobile industry would increase.

In conclusion, the main reason for the change in people’s attitude towards what to do with the damaged things is that they today earn more money than ever before, and perhaps this is responsible for the expansion or the development of new industries.

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