On a recent holiday, you lost a valuable item. Fortunately, you have travel insurance to cover the cost of anything lost. Write a letter to the manager of your insurance company. In your letter ● describe the item you lost ● explain how you lost it ● tell the insurance company what you would like them to do. Begin your letter as follows:

Dear Sir, I am writing
letter to inform you that I lost my
during my holiday
week in London, and it was insured under the travel insurance I have taken from you. The
I lost was an Apple
, and it was a series 3 model. The colour of the
was black, and it had a black sports loop. I bought
year from Singapore while I was travelling there. I paid $399 at the time for
. I had the
with me while I was driving to the beach because I used Siri to call my aunt.
, after I returned from the beach to my car to return back to the hotel, I did not have it on my wrist. I searched the car and the area I was sitting on the beach but could not find it. I have attached the claim application with
letter. I would be thankful if you could send me a cheque for the insured amount to my residential address given to you at the time of lodging the application. I look forward to hearing from you. Yours faithfully, A. Welhenge.
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Use cohesive linking words accurately and appropriately

Linking words are very important in your essay.

To score effectively on your IELTS exam, you should make an effort to implement short concise sentences coupled with linking words.

Almost every sentence in your essay should have a linking word of some sort.

In fact, the only sentences that can omit linking words are your background sentence and thesis.

Linking word examples:

  • firstly
  • secondly
  • thirdly
  • in additional
  • moreover
  • also
  • for example
  • for instance
  • therefore
  • however
  • although
  • even though
  • despite

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