Review game – articles & superlatives
Review game – part 2 – lots of grammar and vocabulary
Complaining -role play
Composing a complaint letter
Abdulaziz presentation on Charles Darwin
The journey of the Beagle (Charles Darwin’s ship)
Faithfully or Sincerely?
Which do you use to sign off a letter?
This is a very useful mnemonic.
The rule is “Never 2 S’s together”
Dear Sir / Yours Faithfully.
Dear Mr A.N. Other / Yours Sincerely.
faithfully adverb (LOYALLY)
› in a loyal way or a way that can be trusted:He served the family faithfully for 40 years.She promised faithfully (= made a firm promise) that she would never leave him.
Yours faithfully B2 mainly UK
› honestly and without pretending or lying:I’m sincerely grateful.
(yours) sincerely B1 (US also Sincerely yours)
› used to end a formal letter that is sent to a particular person
purchase verb [T]
B2 to buy something:Tickets must be purchased two weeks in advance.Except under clearly defined circumstances, it is illegal in Britainfor a company to purchase its own shares.She purchased her first house with the money.
C1 to find someone or something that was lost:The police are trying to trace the mother of a newborn babyfound abandoned outside a hospital.Attempts to trace the whereabouts of a man seen leaving thescene of the crime have so far been unsuccessful.Their missing daughter was finally traced to (= found in)Manchester.