Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationHSC Arts Class 12

You are the head of the English department in a renowned institution. You are invited to preside over the inauguration of the English - English

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You are the head of the English department in a renowned institution. You are invited to preside over the inauguration of the English Literary Club in your alma mater. Respond to the letter you have received either accepting the invitation or expressing your inability to attend the function.

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Dear Vijaya Tandelkar,
Received your invitation. I am really glad to accept your invitation to inaugurate the English Literary Club in the school where I had completed my twelfth standard 15 years ago. Don’t worry about sending a car. I will come in my own car. You can fix any working day in the second week of November.
With Warm
Regards Yours sincerely
Anushka
To
Vijaya Tandelkar
Secretary, Literary Club
ABC HSS,
XXXX

Inability to attend the function

Dear Tandelkar,

Received your invitation, I wish I could attend the inaugural meeting of the literary club. It would be such an honor as I have studied in that school. But I need to attend an international conference in Thailand. I will be away during the second and third weeks of October. 1 would recommend you to invite Dr. Sangeetha, a great scholar who has recently done her Ph.D. in Modem Poetry (i.e.) Pudhukavithai. Though she is young, she is a versatile genius and it would be appropriate if you would come and invite her in person. Good luck with the success of the program.
With Warm Regards Yours sincerely Anjali Head
Dept, of English
ABC College of Arts and Science Chennai – 78.
To
Vijaya Tandelkar
Secretary, Literary Club
ABC HSS,
XXXX

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Reasons for Neglect

  • Unpruned trees
  • No dustbins
  • Stray dogs
  • Lack of security

Efforts to be taken

  • Regular maintenance
  • Removal of broken benches
  • Security tightened
  • Waste bins

You are Prerna Seth, you saw the given advertisement in the newspaper and wish to apply for the position advertised.

Dimla Pvt. Ltd.

Required - an accountant with a minimum of 5 years experience.

Lob Responsibilities - prepare salaries, accounts, and the record of income and expenditure.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications - B.Com., C.A. with knowledge of computers, especially Excel.

Send your bio-data within 10 days to Rajiv Arora, Personnel Manager, Dimla Pvt. Ltd., Nehru Enclave, Indore.

Write a letter to The Managing Director, Dimla Pvt. Ltd., along with your bio-data, expressing your interest in the situation vacant.


The newspapers today have full-page advertisements promoting luxury items. With the increase in consumerism, people find it difficult to resist and soon find themselves trapped in a world of social one-upmanship. Write a letter to the editor expressing your views on the consequences of this consumerism, giving suggestions on how to control this habit. You are Renu/Rajan. Use the given cues along with your own ideas to compose this letter.

Consequences

  • trapped in a competitive world
  • social acceptability
  • living beyond budgets
  • mental trauma

Solutions

  • responsible role of media
  • make informal decisions

Mitali Kedia sees the following advertisement and wishes to apply for the position advertised. Write a letter of application in 120-150 words, along with a detailed bio-data.

Skill Development Institute

  • Requires Part-time Trainers for Computers/Car Mechanics
  • The applicant must be professionally qualified.
  • Must be competent in basic computer skills.
  • Experience-minimum 5 years as a trainer.

Apply within 10 days to the Director, Skill Development Institute, Meerut.


A survey reveals that advertisements impact both young and old. They are lured by the discounted prices and the promises made by the product manufacturers. Write a letter to the editor of a national daily expressing your views in 120-150 wards on how advertisements may mislead consumers and give suggestions on how they can make informed decisions. You are Carol/Philip. You may use the given input.

Advertisements

–Read with care

  • Inaccurate facts
  • Exaggerate features
  • Heavy discounts
  • Promote products with unproven value
  • Distract with visuals

Mansi/Manu of Viewside Road, Kanpur, sees the following advertisement in 'The Everyday News' and decides to apply for the job of Marketing Executive. Write a letter of application along with the bio-data in 120-150 words to the Personnel Manager, India Book House, Mall Road, Kanpur.

India Book House

– Requires Marketing Executive

Qualification:

  • Graduate in Marketing and Sales
  • Experience 3-5 years
  • Fluency in English and Local language
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills Job requirement.
  • Setting targets and timelines
  • Supervising sales

You are concerned about the increase in the number of incidents taking place on poorly lit roads in your city. Write a letter in 120-150 words to the editor of a national daily expressing your views and suggesting solutions. You are Hamida/Hamid. You may use the cues given below.

BE SAFE

  • Poorly lit roads
  • Do not travel alone at night
  • Be alert of your surroundings
  • Road accidents-hit and run incidents
  • Petty crimes – snatching valuables at knifepoint

You are Anita/Andrew of B-15, M. G. Road, Jammu. You read the advertisement for an Accounts Officer in the local newspaper and wish to apply for the same. Write a letter of application in 120-150 words along with your bio-data.

World Solutions Delhi - Requires Accounts Officer

Qualification - B.Com.

Experience - Minimum 2 years

Job Requirement - Maintaining books of accounts, preparation of Balance Sheets

Knowledge of basic computer skills

Apply to:

Managing Director
World Solutions
Galaxy Building
Geetanjali Enclave
New Delhi


A survey reveals that most of the health issues faced by teenagers are related to excessive use of gadgets. You are concerned about this. Write a letter to the editor of ‘Navbharat Times’ in 120-150 words expressing your views on the topic. Offer solutions. You are Mala/Mohan of M. G. Road, Jhansi. You may use the cues given below.

Gadgets And Health

Problems

  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Obesity
  • Social isolation
  • Emotional disorders

Solutions

  • Disciplined use of gadgets
  • Spend family time
  • Follow an exercise routine

Anita/Amit of Civil Lines, Kanpur, sees the following advertisement in ‘The World News’ and decides to apply for the job of Sales Manager in a reputed export house. Write an application along with your resume in 120-150 words to the Personnel Manager, Dezine Furniture Exports, Kanpur.

Dezine Furniture Exports: requires a Sales Manager

Qualification: B.Corn

Experience: 3-5 years

Job requirement: Managing executives, setting targets and timelines.

Apply to:

The Personnel Manager
Dezine Furniture Exports
Tara Deep
Kanpur


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Letter writing.

Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Informal Letter -

Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Mr and Mrs Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of their daughter's twenty-first birthday, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time, and venue in about 50 words.


The street lights of your locality are not functioning properly leaving stretches of dark/blind spots at night. Due to this problem, chain and mobile snatching incidents have increased.
Write a letter to the editor of a local daily, in about 120 words, expressing your concern at the situation and suggesting measures to resolve the problem and drawing attention of the concerned authorities. You are Tamay Saroha/Gauri Saroha of 709, Gold Apartments, Prem Vihar, Amar Nagar.


Imagine you are Shivam/Shivangi Patil residing at 47 Raman Baugh, Satara. Read the following poster and attempt any one of the following letters:

Developing Writing Skills

  • Read prose and poetry lessons purposefully and loudly.
  • Enrich your vocabulary by reading newspapers and story books.
  • Try to converse in simple English with your friends and teachers.
  • Write down new words and find out their meanings from the dictionary.
  • Write your thoughts, ideas and feelings neatly in your own words.
  • Review your studies regularly.

Poster prepared by:
The Incharge,
Eng. Club, Satara

Write a letter to your friend who is not doing well in English. Advise him/her to study well. Make use of the points given in the poster.
* Add your own points.


Imagine you are Shivam/Shivangi Patil residing at 47 Raman Baugh, Satara. Read the following poster and attempt any one of the following letters:

Developing Writing Skills

  • Read prose and poetry lessons purposefully and loudly.
  • Enrich your vocabulary by reading newspapers and story books.
  • Try to converse in simple English with your friends and teachers.
  • Write down new words and find out their meanings from the dictionary.
  • Write your thoughts, ideas and feelings neatly in your own words.
  • Review your studies regularly.

Poster prepared by:
The Incharge,
Eng. Club, Satara

Write a letter to The Club incharge, English Club, Satara, thanking him for giving poster of 'Developing Writing Skills'. Also, assure him the tips and guidance in the poster are useful to every English Learners.

  • Add your own points.

Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Informal Letter -

Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Informal Letter -

Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


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