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    Hi, I'd like to send a letter to two friends of mine. Could any nativespeaker please correct it? Thanks a lot.
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    Dear C. and J.,
    how are you? we are all fine. Sam had some problems at the beginning of her pregnancy, but now she is well and the baby is ok, too. Rita, Elisa and Davide are also fine.
    Sam and I are looking for a house to buy but it's not an easy task because prices are very high.
    We are looking forward to having our baby. We still don't know if it's a girl or a boy. Next Monday Sam is undergoing an ultrasound test and we may find out the baby gender and we 'll start thinking about the name. We have really no preference, anyway. We are so happy! God has answered our prayers!
    Sam will deliver towards the end of September. We'll let you know.
    At the moment I'm still living at my mother's flat, so my address is..........

    Love.

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    Default Re: a letter of two friends of mine

    Quote Originally Posted by ripley View Post
    Hi, I'd like to send a letter to two friends of mine. Could any native speaker please correct it? Thanks a lot.
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    Dear C. and J.,

    How are you? We are all fine. Sam had some problems at the beginning of her pregnancy, but now she is well and the baby is OK (no comma required) too. Rita, Elisa and Davide are also fine.

    Sam and I are looking for a house to buy but it's not an easy task because prices are very high.

    We are looking forward to having our baby. We still don't know if it's a girl or a boy. Next Monday Sam is undergoing an ultrasound test and we may find out the baby's gender and we'll start thinking about the name. We really have really no preference (no comma required) anyway. We are so happy! God has answered our prayers!

    Sam will deliver The baby is due towards the end of September. We'll let you know.

    At the moment I'm still living at my mother's flat, so my address is..........

    Love.
    See my suggested amendments and comments above, in red and grey.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: a letter of two friends of mine

    Quote Originally Posted by ripley View Post
    Hi, I'd like to send a letter to two friends of mine. Could any nativespeaker please correct it? Thanks a lot.
    Rip

    Dear C. and J.,
    how are you? we are all fine. Sam had some problems at the beginning of her pregnancy, but now she is well and the baby is ok, too. Rita, Elisa and Davide are also fine.
    Sam and I are looking for a house to buy but it's not an easy task because prices are very high.
    We are looking forward to having our baby. We still don't know if it's a girl or a boy. Next Monday Sam is undergoing an ultrasound test and we may find out the baby gender and we 'll start thinking about the name. We have really no preference, anyway. We are so happy! God has answered our prayers!
    Sam will deliver towards the end of September. We'll let you know.
    At the moment I'm still living at my mother's flat, so my address is..........

    Love.
    1. Start every sentence with a capital - How, not how
    2. It's OK, not ok
    3. It's baby's gender, not baby gender
    4. It's we'll, not we 'll
    5. You write that you are living with your mother. Where does Sam live?

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    Default Re: a letter of two friends of mine

    With hers

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    Default Re: a letter of two friends of mine

    Thanks a lot

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    Default Re: a letter of two friends of mine

    Two things, ripley:

    1. Please note that you can edit your posts to add something a minute later by using the Edit Post feature.

    2. A click on the Like button is better than a separate post which just says 'Thanks a lot'.

    Rover

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