Letter Sample #52 – You have recently started work in a new company

GT Writing Task 1 (Letter Writing) Sample # 52

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You have recently started work in a new company.

Write a letter to an English speaking friend. In your letter:

  • explain why you changed jobs
  • describe your new job
  • tell him/her your other news

Write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write your own address.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear …………,

Model Answer 1:

Dear Sara,

Hope you are well. I am excited to hear that you have got engaged to Michael and I am so looking forward to attending your wedding soon. Today I am writing to let you know that I have recently joined Telco Incorporation, a reputed brand promotion company, as an assistant manager at their Bristol, UK branch.

I was in the same position for the last 4 years at my former company and I was eagerly waiting for a chance to advance my career. I sometimes felt stuck with my career and that is why had to switch the job. Overall, I enjoyed my previous job except for the fact that I often had to work extra hours without any compensation.

With regards to my new job, I think this is a big career move for me as it would enhance my experience and let me work for bigger brands. This job comes with better remuneration, higher position, performance bonus and a healthier work environment. I will have to plan strategic moves for some of the clients to enhance their brand reputation and I am hoping that I will be able to earn their trust.

I had been to Italy last month with Patrick and this was a great experience. We stayed there for a week and was thrilled to explore the country and its celestial food. Patrick and I are planning to celebrate our 2nd marriage anniversary this year and would be delighted to have you with us.

Take care and write me sometimes.

Warm wishes,


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