Letter: You have decided to leave your current job even though you enjoy it

IELTS General Writing Task 1 with sample answer.

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You have decided to leave your current job even though you enjoy it.

Write a letter to inform your manager of your decision. In your letter:

  • tell the manage about your decision and the reason for it
  • describe what you learnt in your current job
  • and ask the manager to write a reference letter to help you with future employment.

You should write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any address.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear _ ,

Sample Answer:

Dear Sir,

I appreciate to have worked for RFL Limited Company. I writing to let you know that, because my husband is being relocated to Sidney, I am hereby submitting my resignation effective from November 21, 2015. I have already completed all my pending tasks and possible near future tasks, and am available until my final employment date.

I am immensely grateful to RFL for giving me so many opportunity in the last 5 years of my service. I have learned how to work systematically to meet the deadline, and how to work in a stressful situation. In addition, I have honed many competences, like interpersonal skill, are crucial for professional and personal life.

I hope you have enjoyed working with me as much as I enjoyed working for you. At this time, I would like to request a reference letter so that I can continue to pursue my career in leather industry.

I really miss the camaraderie of your organization and I wish RFL much success in the future.

Sincerely yours,
Charles Toomer