Writing an email
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Writing an email

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Today & Goals
You will write two emails
1. informal email
2. formal email
Goals: You know how to write an email in English and know which errors you should avoid.

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Make the preparatory assignment

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How do you start an email?

Slide 4 - Open vraag

How do you start an email?
1. Dear [Name]
This email greeting is an appropriate salutation for formal email correspondence. Example: “Dear Sam” or “Dear Sam Barney or Dear Mr. Barney,”
2. Hi or Hello
 this is considered an informal greeting, it
3. Hi everyone, Hi team, or Hi [department name] team.
This is also an informal greeting

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What do you put in the body of an email?

Slide 6 - Open vraag

What do you put in the body of an email?
Main paragraph of your email that communicates main message. Use proper grammar and punctuation and be sure to capitalize when needed
What do you need, are you thanking someone?, asking for help? or are you giving advice.

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How do you end an email?

Slide 8 - Open vraag

How do you end an email?  
All the best,
Thank you,
Yours faithfully,
Yours sincerely,
How do you end an email
Closing statement:
We look forward to working with you in the future.
I hope to see you soon.
Wishing you well.

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Where do we always use capital letters?

  1. To start a sentence
  2. For the word I
  3. Proper nouns: A person's first name, The names of countries, nationalities, and languages
  4. Days, months, and holidays
  5. Acronyms: ID


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Write your own email

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Write two emails 
1. Write an email to a friend apologizing for forgetting their birthday. (Informal) 20 min
(Tell your friend how you will make it up to them.)

2. Write an email to a company requesting a job interview. (Formal) 20 min

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Are you done
Look at your classmate's work and correct the errors.

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Look at the opening greetings/lines and correct the errors if needed
  • Dear madams,
  • Dear Mr. Alex
  • Dear John. Hi!
  • To everyone.
  • To: all faculty members,

  • I write to you about your latest model.
  • Thanks for your quick reply.
  • Sorry for my late replying.
  • How's it going.
  • This is just a quick note to say...

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