You recently learned that the best teacher you ever had will be retiring soon. Write a letter to your former teacher. In your letter:
• Explain how you heard about his/her retirement
• Describe what made him/her such a great teacher
• Say how your teacher affected your life
Write at least 150 words.
You do NOT need to write any addresses.
Dear Ms. Johnson,
I hope this letter finds you in good health. The reason I am writing this letter is to send you my best wishes for your retirement.
Recently, I learned from one of my former classmates about your retirement. When I contacted the school principle to verify the news, he told me that you have decided to retire after thirty successful years of teaching.
While I understand your decision to retire, it will be a great loss for all the students. Throughout all my high school years, I never met a teacher as patient and resourceful as you. You always answered all our questions in detail no matter how simple they were. You also explained all the seemingly impossible-to-understand mathematical concepts, such as integrals, in such a clear way, that no one felt left behind.
Such a wonderful characteristic helped me and many others to be successful in our careers. In other words, you taught us to be passionate about what we do for a living and strive to learn new things all the time. As a result, I am now a self-made business owner with over fifty employees in my firm. This would not have been possible if I had been uninterested in my job or impatient in life.
Once again, thank you for the enduring impact you have had on my life, and congratulations on your retirement.
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