This letter will be the last of the series. Hopefully, you have enjoyed
the regular contact with your partner.
This letter will be used to say your goodbyes and to show your pal
what you know about him/her.
Start your letter in the ordinary way. It is sad, but at the end of
the letter you will have to say goodbye. If you want to go on writing,
you will have to decide who will write the first "ordinary" letter and
how often you are going to write: once a month, once every fortnight, etc.
Build your letter
In this letter, you must write down as much as you know about your
partner. If you have forgotten anything, you can always look in the letters
you have received.
letter can start like this:
all the letters we sent each other, I can say I know you quite well.
Your name is .........
You live in ..........
You have ..... brothers and ..... sisters.
What is his/her name?
How old is he/she?
Where does he/she live?
What does he/she look like?
What do you know about his/her family?
What kind of house does the family live in?
Does he/she have his/her own room?
What does this room look like?
What do you know about the neighbourhood?
What is the name of his/her school?
What subjects does he/she like?
What subjects doesn't he/she like?
Does he/she have hobbies?
Does he/she have favourite sportsmen or -women?
What is his/her favourite music?
What is his/her favourite film?
Does he/she get pocket money? How much?
What is his/her favourite food?
Your letter can start like this:
My partner's name is ......... He/she lives in ..........
Make an effort to show off your large amount of knowledge.
He/she has ..... brothers and ..... sisters.
your letter thanking your partner and expressing your opinion about
Did you enjoy writing?
- Was it useful to improve your English?
- Do you think it is interesting to know a boy/girl through the
- Would you like to go and visit your partner in the future?
opinions and feelings…
If you want to, you can use the letters you have received over the months
to check the details.
… have you
found a new friend?
When you want to continue writing
but your partner doesn't, try to find someone else soon.
There are loads of young people,
all over the world, who love writing letters in English.
You will find their addresses
in a lot of magazines, or on the educational pages of Internet.