Презентация "EMAIL ENGLISH"


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EMAIL ENGLISH

FORMAL OR INFORMAL

  • 1. Re…
  • 2. Sorry, I can’t make it.
  • 3. Could you …?
  • 4. I’m sorry for…
  • 5. I promise …
  • a) With regard to…
  • b) I can assure you
  • that …
  • c) Please accept our apologies for
  • d) I was wondering...
  • e) I’m afraid I will not be able to attend.

Match the words

  • 1 assistance
  • 2 due to
  • 3 enquire
  • 4 obtain/receive
  • 5 occupation
  • 6 possess
  • 7 provide
  • 8 requirements
  • a ask
  • b have
  • c because of
  • d get
  • e give
  • f help
  • g job
  • h needs (n)

Match the abbreviations

  • 1)I am going to give an example.
  • 2)I am going to explain what I mean using different words
  • 3)I am adding some information at the end that I forgot
  • 4)I want you to give special attention to this next point
  • 1 i.e. (id est)
  • 2 e.g. (exampli gratia)
  • 3 NB (nota bene)
  • 4 PS (postscript)

In some emails you can find very abbreviated forms.

  • THERE ARE THREE TECHNIQUES:
  • Using a letter to stand for a sound
  • ‘c’ = see
  • Making a short form of a common word
  • ‘yr’ = your
  • Writing the first letters of a well-known phrase: ’asap’= as soon as possible

Write out the email in full

  • Subject: Thx for yr msg
  • Re your msg left on my ans machine – yes, I’m free 4 lunch on Wed next wk. Btw, good news about yr interview. Hv 2 work now. CU, Jane.