(1) You have written a very nice letter. In modern English, however,
it is suggested that letters be short, come to the point, and avoid un-
Your last letter was charming and all of us were glad to hear from you
again. [The two sentences that follow are unnecessary: it is assumed
that you are answering his letter. It is not necessary to tell him.]
First ["of all" is unnecessary], while talking with a teacher, you should
not get nervous because you may get confused and bore the professor.
You also ["also" = "another aspect you need to bear in mind."] should
carefully organize specific topics, such as:
inflation, global warming, the Internet, politics, etc.
Finally, draw up a practice schedule. If possible, get a classmate to
help you with the questions and answers that you may face in the
Please give my warmest regards to your family.
(2) I am sure that someone else will do a much better job in
revising your letter. I just wanted to make the point that English
readers appreciate "tightly written" letters. Some languages are
very "flowery" (full of unnecessary words). Modern English is
very "lean." (All the fat is cut away.)
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