IELTS sample band 9 letter: a complaint

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A reporter complained about a new TV program that you like. Write a letter to the newspaper editor.

- Describe your point of view.
- Say what you like about the show and why.
- Ask the newspaper to take some action.

You should write at least 150 words.

Dear Mr Bradshaw,

I am contacting you regarding the article where you unfairly criticized Top Gear, namely Jeremy Clarkson. Understandably Mr Clarkson is not everyone's cup of tea, however publicly complaining then lambasting him and the show is unfair. Their difference of opinion is under no circumstances an excuse to write a letter of complaint.

Personally I feel that the shows ingenuity largely stems from the fact that their presenters are occasionally controversial and honest. This is unlike the modern TV shows which are bland, politically correct and just lacking any entertainment value for my liking.

I would be very grateful if you could in future editions of your newspaper 'The Echo' only publish positive articles about the programme. Failing this small request could you please refrain from any undue negative press.

Kind Regards,

B. Worthington

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