Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

These letters to the editor are written to ask for advice.

The questions are personal, but at the same time universal.

 

The writer has a problem that he or she needs help to solve.

 

The editor gives answers to help the reader out of a difficult situation.

 

 

Letter to the editor 1
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You can write to a columnist in a magazine to ask for advice. Mark has a problem. He needs advice and writes to "Ask Sandra".

Letter to the editor 1
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You have a problem:

  • Your parents do not let you watch scary films.
  • Your parents do not let you go by bike to your friend.
  • Your sister/brother is very annoying.

Write a letter to Sandra. Ask for advice.

Letter to the editor 2
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The columnist answers letters from the readers. Ella is arguing with her mother about her bike helmet. She writes to "Ask Sandra" to get advice.

Letter to the editor 2
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Write a letter to Sandra choosing one of these topics:

  • My parents don’t like my best friend.
  • I want a new bike but my parents won’t let me have one.
  • My parents want me to clean my room every day. 
Letter to the editor 3
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A magazine often has a column where you can ask for advice. Finley has a problem. He wants a pet, but his parents cannot agree. He writes a letter to "Ask Sandra".

Letter to the editor 3
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Write your own letter to Sandra. Choose one of these topics or make up your own:

  • My sister is younger than me, but we have the same bedtime.
  • I always argue with my brother/sister.
  • I want to get a dog/horse/hamster/rat/rabbit but my mother/father won’t let me.
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