You are talking with a classmate about an assignment you have to do for the class. You don't remember when the deadline is. This is what you ask your classmate.
You're sending an email to a younger person who's applying for her first job out of college. She asked you if you think it's important to include a cover letter when she applies for jobs. You do think it's important, so this is what you write.
There is a school assignment due in two days. You are talking to your friend, who hasn't started working on the assignment. You are worried for your friend that she won't be able to finish it by the deadline. You ask her this.
You're writing an essay about things the government has been doing to control climate change. You write this to explain that the government hasn't done much to fight climate change because they have been focused on improving the economy instead.
There was an earthquake while you were at work. Your office building is messed up and everyone is confused about what to do now. You think the most important thing is to find out if anyone is injured or needs help, so you say this.