No 101-67, Jalan 7/3L,
43650 Bandar Baru Bangi,
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
26th July 2012
Dear Cousin Lan,
How are you? I hope you are in the pink of health. I am fine here. I am writing this letter to tell you about the benefits of the National Service Programme and to encourage you to go [responding to the question]. There are many reasons why you should join the programme.
First of all [connector], the benefit of the National Service Programme is it will develop good habits in you [stating point 1]. You have to follow strict schedule there [elaborating point 1]. For example, you have to wake up early in the morning so that you will not be late for breakfast and marching activity [giving example to support point 1]. Besides [connector], you can make new friends at the camp [stating point 2]. You are going to meet many others from all walks of life there [elaborating point 2]. For instance, you will meet people from other states in Malaysia like Sabah, Sarawak,…
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First of all, we can participate in saving the environment by adopting the 3Rs of solid waste management: reduce, reuse and recycle [stating first point]. Reuse things that are still good to use and recycle things that you can recycle. Spend extra five minutes sorting out what is rubbish and what is recyclable [elaborating first point]. We can recycle almost everything these days such as plastics, glass, clothes, metals, newspapers and so on. Reduce the use of plastic bags by recycling them or not using them at all. We can use a basket, a rucksack or other bags for our shopping [providing details and exa…