1.Compare the following sentences and decide which is better.
2.Read the following invitations and decide which is correct.
A. Dear Prof. Brown,I would like to express my apologies for not being able to keep our 10 o’clock appointment for Mar. 16, for I have some urgent business to deal with out of town and won’t be back until Mar. 17. I will ring you up as soon as I come back to arrange for another appointment. Yours sincerely, Mike B. Dear Prof. Hoffman,I am writing my paper on Martin Eden. I would be very grateful if you could lend me your Jack London: Essays in Criticism for a few days. Please leave the book in my mailbox, #218. Many thanks, Jason C. Prof. Brown, I’d like to know your comments on the outline of my paper before I begin my first draft. Could you please fix a time and leave a message for me with Teacher Liu in the department office? By the way, I am free on Monday and Tuesday afternoons as well as Thursday and Friday. Thank you! Annie
3.Read the following invitations and decide which is correct.
A. Mr. and Mrs. Wang Lixunrequest the pleasure of your companyat a dinner at Purple Gardenon Thursday, May, 2013 B. On the occasion of the 60th anniversaryof the founding of Sichuan Normal UniversityThe President, Mr. Yuan Sijia,would like to invite Prof. and Mrs. Alan Mossto a reception on September 6th, 2010from 11 o’clock at the Guest House R.S.V.P Tel. 2273839 (regrets only) C. Mr. and Mrs. Wang Jian request the pleasure of the company of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Caslin to say farewell to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson and to welcome Dr. and Mrs. Nathan Langfield at Zijin Hall, Grand Hotel, on Friday, 23rd May at 6:30.R.S.V.P.64532891
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