A Local College Is Having An International Day | Band 8 IELTS Letter Sample

A local college is having an international day. You want to speak about your country to students from different cultures. Write a letter to the college head. In your letter:

  • Tell him/her about the topics that you are going to talk about
  • Explain why would they be of interest to the students
  • Ask about any arrangements that you need to make to give the talk

Here is a band 8 IELTS letter on this topic submitted by one of our students. Need help with IELTS writing? Get your IELTS essays, letters and reports corrected by me.

Band 8 IELTS letter sample

Dear Mr. Mathieu Couvert,

I am writing this letter to express my interest in speaking about my country on the international day event organized by our college.

My country has a very unique culture; therefore, I would like to share a lot of information related to the food, clothes, sports and our local language. Moreover, I will talk about the positive contributions to the world that people from my country have made in the last few decades.

In the last few years, my country was portrayed negatively in the western media. Most of the students at our college study international politics; therefore, I think it will be very interesting for them to know the positive aspects of my country. This information is often not available through television programs.

I will really appreciate it if I can get access to a projector because I’m planning to share a few pictures during my speech. Furthermore, a sound system will be required because I want to play a few audio recordings as well.

I hope you will accept my request. Thanking you in advance.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

(Full name)

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4 Responses

  1. Dr shakun says:

    Regarding this letter it’s a formal letter,so it should be dear sir or madam instead of the name. Also they have mentioned it’s a local college, hence the writer can’t write “event organized by our college“.

    • ielts practice says:

      That is correct. These are not band 9 samples. Also, the band score estimates are approximate.

  2. Nandini Aggrawal says:

    You have recently used a moving company to move your household items to a new place and they have been damaged in transfer. Write a letter to the company’s manager and say:
    When and where did it take place
    What is your complaint
    Suggest a reasonable solution

    Dear Sir,
    I recently used your company’s service for moving my household goods from Delhi to Pune on my transfer, but I am very disappointed to see the crack on my T.V.
    Last week, on 21st of July I got transferred from Delhi to Pune. I hired your company to shift my household goods and furniture to my new place of posting. Yesterday, on 25th of July, I received all my goods.
    While unpacking the goods, I realized that my 42’’ LED Sony Television’s screen was broken. I asked the movers about this and they said it might be broken on the way as the road was not good.
    I am not happy with your service and want the compensation for the same. I have already paid the insurance amount of all the goods to your company. Now as per the value of my television, you have to pay me Rs.40,000/- for the damage.
    I hope to see the positive reply from your side as soon as possible.
    Thanking you
    Yours faithfully
    NandiniAgarwal