E-mail Writing

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This lesson contains 12 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

time-iconLesson duration is: 30 min

Items in this lesson

Slide 1 - Slide

- 5 minutes of reading
- Explanation
- Work

Slide 2 - Slide

Learning goals
- You know how to write an email
- You know how to start an email
- You know what to write in your email
- You know what to write in the subject
- You know how to end the email

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Write down what you know about writing an email.

Slide 4 - Mind map

Je wil een mailtje sturen naar je neef, in welke volgorde zet je de onderdelen?
Subject: My school
Dear Steven,
Thank you for your e-mail, it was nice to hear from you.
I go to school in Amersfoort now, I really like it there. Where do you go to school?
I would love to hear from you soon.
Kind regards,


Slide 5 - Drag question

Parts of an e-mail
- Greeting, begroet degene die je een mail stuurt
- Reason, de reden dat je mailt
- Main text, de boodschap van je mail
- Closing, wat verwacht je van degene die je mailt?
- Greeting, sluit je mail weer af met een groet.

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How would you greet someone? Drag the greetings to the right spot.
- Someone you know well, a friend or family member

- Someone you don't know well, a teacher or your boss

- Someone you don't know the name of
Dear Daniel
Dear Mr Johnson
Dear Sir/Madam

Slide 7 - Drag question

Reason for writing
- You are reacting to an e-mail you got from someone
- You want to know how someone is doing
- you want information on something
- etc.

Waarom schrijf je?

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Main text
Write your message to the reader
- Write down what you want to say, make a new paragraph with each thing you talk about.
- Always skip a line between paragraphs to make it nicer to read!

Wat wil je vertellen?

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Write down what you expect from the reader:
- I hope to hear from you soon
- Let me know what you think
- etc.

Wat verwacht je nu van de lezer?

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Final greeting
Finish your letter with another greeting:

Informal (to someone close, like friends or family)
Bye, Cheers, Best wishes

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Your turn!
Je gaat aan de slag met een worksheet. Op het werkblad maak je de opdrachten en uiteindelijk een brief/e-mail. Deze brief/e-mail is huiswerk voor de volgende les.

Good luck!

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