… to check whether your English is correct When you write an email or chat with someone in English, for work, study or fun, you don’t want to ask a native speaker to proofread what you’ve written. Often there is no time for someone else to check it. Besides, you will never learn how to… Continue reading Looking Stuff Up in An Effective Way using Easy & Fast Digital Tools
Do you want to improve your writing for work or study, if I show you how in a few amazing short tips? Download this book now! It’s free. Improve Your Writing: Six Steps Covering the Basics of Writing Letters, Emails and Essays that Get You Resultsis free today, until 4 September. Grab your copy and learn some easy… Continue reading My Popular Writing Guide is free today: last day!
By Jacqueline Schaalje Email Writing Examples Have a look at these two examples of an email. What are the differences? Which one is better? Version A: We greatly appreciate your recent registration to your ABC web service, and therefore I’m reaching out to you in a wish to further engage with you in order to… Continue reading How to Write the Best Sentences Your Readers Will Love
By Jacqueline Schaalje I’ve written about this subject before here. In that article you could read about the differences between formal and informal language in emails. Formal language uses could and may. We then learnt how to make formal emails more friendly. When you’re writing it’s very important to sound friendly, because your message is meant… Continue reading Formal and Informal Language in Emails
It’s important to be aware of using formal language and informal language when you’re writing emails. I’m sure you have formal and informal words and phrases in your own language too. When to Use May and Would You can write in formal language, and use words such as “May” and “Would.” When do you think… Continue reading How Formal Should You Be in Emails?
A reader of the newsletter asked me to write about this subject. Contrary to what you might think, you don’t need to write complicated language for emails. The opposite is true. Many people receive hundreds of emails every day, and they need to understand quickly what you want. What makes an email easier to understand… Continue reading How to Write Great Sentences for Emails – Using Connectors
I’ve had some questions about what your email should contain. So I’ve made a check list of the things that should be in your email. What You Should Include in Your Email The basic structure is like this: 1. Greeting: Hi John, Hello Deirdre, Dear Ms Smith If you’d like to learn more about greetings,… Continue reading Basic Email Course: The Structure of Your Email
This little piece is going to show you how to write a complaint letter or email. These letters should be fun to write, because they often get you results. Plus, simply writing about your anger or disappointment can help you feel better. When Should You Write a Complaint? Writing a complaint is usually effective when… Continue reading Writing letters/emails – Complaints
by Jacqueline Schaalje A number of people have written to me that they’ve been promoted to a job in which they need to correspond in English. Congratulations, first of all! Now they want to know how to write an email or letter. I also get many students who come to me for lessons on how… Continue reading Letter and Email Writing – Openings
First of all you need to open the letter or email. It’s important to do this in the right way, because it’s the first thing the recipient, or the person who receives your piece of writing, sees. Open Your Email with a Nice Greeting You open the email with a greeting, such as Hi John,… Continue reading How to Write Letters & Emails – Greetings