GT Writing Task 1: Sample 41 - You find that your study load is too heavy

IELTS Letter Writing / GT Writing Task 1:

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You find that your study load is too heavy and you would like to withdraw from two courses.

Write a letter to your college teacher explaining why you need to withdraw from two courses. Ask if it is possible to obtain a refund.

You should write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear ............,


Sample Answer 1:

Dear Mrs Tereshkova,

I am writing to request your permission to withdraw from two courses that I find extremely difficult to manage due to the study pressure in this term. Besides, I am in the college football league and we have our annual inter-college competition this November. I am hoping to get your approval to withdraw from these two courses which I intend to take during the next semester.

I was perhaps overly optimistic and unaware of the study pressure when I registered for six courses at the beginning of the summer semester. The classes, regular assignments and practice session with the football team demands a great deal of time and I am already lagging behind the schedule with my study and work. I would, therefore, request your permission to withdraw from courses 'The material text or Shakespeare (CMT 204)' and 'Literature in English 1350–1550 (CLE 208)'. I will intake these courses next term so that I can finish my courses in due time.

According to our university intake rules, if someone withdraws from a course before the first-term, he would be eligible for an 80% refund and I am hoping a tuition refund as I am applying within the prescribed timeframe. My sincere apology for any inconveniences caused by this change in plans.

Should there any query or question I am available to meet you in person to discuss them.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

Dave Franco


Model Answer 2:

Dear Mr Martin,

I am writing to formally request you to permit me to withdraw from two courses: Financial and Management Accounting (CFM403) and Quantitative Methods in Business II (QMB 409). I find my study pressure higher than I can manage and I am hoping you would authorise to withdraw from these two courses.

I have decided to withdraw from these two courses as I am finding it extremely difficult to manage six courses this semester. I was perhaps overly optimistic about juggling both my full-time studies and my part-time job at the beginning of the term. I registered for six courses hoping to finish them all in this term but I was not realistic at that time. Instead, I am now planning on taking these two courses during the winter semester if they are available at that time. Thus I will be able to complete all the courses for the degree program by the following year.

I would also like to request a tuition refund and hope I am not too late to receive the full reimbursement. I am sorry for any inconveniences I have caused by this change in plans. This decision was not taken lightly, and I do appreciate the kind consideration you have shown to me.

Thank you for your attention to these requests. Should there any query I am available to meet you and discuss in person.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

Alex Dalton

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+2 # Vineeth 2015-07-01 15:48
Dear Prof. Rony,
I am Jonathan Hopes, an enrolled student for the English training courses at your Institute. I find it cumbersome to review the class reports back at home. I am writing to request you to withdraw me from listening and reading classes.

I got admitted to your institute on 4th May this year and I am currently pursuing all the four language development courses offered by your Institute. Unlike the first few weeks where I had been able to cope up with the vastness of all four courses, now at the beginning of the advanced lessons, I find it quite difficult to keep up with class revisions.

All the four courses at the same time come with hours of home works and due to this, I am forced to sleep fewer hours at night and days have become tiring for that. Given the situation, I would like to request you to kindly withdraw me from listening and reading course so as to ensure my thorough revision of homework.

At the time of enrollment I did pay for all four courses, I would also like to enquire whether a refund of the withdrawn course is possible?

I would also take this opportunity to appreciate the manner the course is conducted by you.

Thanking you
Jones.
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