Tutor profile: Madeleine B.
How would you compose a letter to a tradesman you are interested in commissioning to renovate your company’s office, paying attention to proper formality and tone?
Hello Sir or Madam, I am writing to you on behalf of my company to request information about commissioning an office renovation, should your business be amicable to doing so. My budget is approximately $50,000 and I will need the following renovations done: updates to the main work space, installation of more expansive shelving throughout the building, and a bathroom remodel. If these are within your scope and the budget can be worked within, I am available the week of January 15 to meet for a consultation. Thank you for your time, Anne Smith
What is a major theme of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein?
One major theme in Frankenstein is that of alienation, which Shelley posits as both a primary cause of evil as well as a punishment for said evil. Within the story, Frankenstein’s monster states that it is his outcast status that turns him into a murderer, and he then inflicts this fate on his creator by killing Dr. Frankenstein’s fiancée Elizabeth. This results in the alienation of both Dr. Frankenstein and his creation, the monster.
How do you know when to use its and when to use it’s properly in a sentence?
Its is the possessive form of it, meaning that if something belongs to it, the item is its. Conversely, it’s is the contraction of it is, meaning that in a sentence such as “It is getting warm outside,” the contraction of it and is would make the sentence “It’s getting warm outside.”