|| How is the United
the AIDS crisis?
| Task theme: Writing to inform
different parts of the model short letter
"Dear Mrs. Gutan,"
TOPIC AND PURPOSE
Why you are writing; what you want to inform the reader
writing to inform you of some vital information I have collected
about the global emergency produced by the HIV-AIDS virus as
outlined in Action through Words Unit 7, 'What are some
things the United Nations is doing to address the AIDS
crisis?' In our work as international staff civil
servants, it is important to keep abreast of this world crisis
and to know how the Organization and its agencies are addressing it. "
Reasons/examples (in chronological
order or order or importance)
"Through my reading and study, I discovered that the crisis produced
by HIV-AIDS has had devastating effects world-wide. The United
Nations and its agencies ... local
community members whose jobs put them in regular contact with other
offer to answer reader's questions/provide more
"Please let me know if I can clarify or supplement any of the above