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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Please check my letter

    Could you please correct this letter?




    Dear sir,
    I was more than pleased when I received your response on my request about joining postgraduate education in your honorable university.
    Iam glad to resend the registration form after filling it in, with my CV and Cover letter attached to it.
    Hope you accept my resignation for the winter semester of 2019 and to to send me the approval at my address shown above, so I can be able to check with the embassy to get the entry visa.

  2. teechar's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: Please check my letter

    Hello Mai, and welcome to the forum.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mai.i View Post
    about joining postgraduate education
    What are you applying for: a master's, PhD or a postgraduate diploma?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mai.i View Post
    ... my resignation
    What does that mean?

    Finally, are you really in Egypt now?

  3. Newbie
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    #3

    Re: Please check my letter

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Finally, are you really in Egypt now?
    Yes,I am.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 29-Apr-2018 at 21:12. Reason: Removed the unnecessary parts of the quote

  4. emsr2d2's Avatar
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    #4

    Re: Please check my letter

    Quote Originally Posted by Mai.i View Post
    Yes, I am.
    Always leave a space after a comma.

    Are you using a VPN?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

  5. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #5

    Re: Please check my letter

    It is perfectly OK to say a VPN in British English. I can't speak for the other variants, but it is fine to me.

  6. Moderator
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    #6

    Re: Please check my letter

    FatherMahno, please read this extract from the forum's Posting Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly in your post. Please note, all posts are moderated by our in-house language experts, so make sure your suggestions, help, and advice provide the kind of information an international language teacher would offer. If not, and your posts do not contribute to the topic in a positive way, they will be subject to deletion.

    Are you using a VPN?



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