Writing an email

In the B1 writing task students respond to an email. In their answer they have to write about their school and work-life balance. The intended length is between 200 and 250 words.


In the email you have received an email from your English-speaking friend, Sophie. Read the part from the email below and write an answer in 200 words

From:            Sophie

Subject:        School project

in my class we’re doing a project this month about schools and personal well-being. Could you please help me with some points?

I will need information about the following points: Could you please send me

  • inform me about your school: what is characteristic about it, special, good, not so good
  • outline reasons why students complain about school in general and
  • discuss how to find a good balance between your private and school life


Thanks for your help,