Stylish Expressions

Start with Profession

  • “A retired professor of Economics, Mr John lives in rented house with a servant….”
  • An artist as well as online seller, Ms Lee lives with husband and 3 adult sons
  • An artist and an online seller, Ms Lee lives with husband and her 3 adult sons. (Need to change the order)

Start with Family Role

  • Mother of three school-going children, Ms Tara works as a store manager.


  • It is good that you use being somewhere in the letter, to start a sentence.
  • It is a good alternative for “as” which you are not allowed to use in letters.
  • Being unemployed, Ms Taylor depends on disability allowance for schizophrenia.

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Patient’s Name

Avoiding Repetitions in OET