Many of our English students are in the work force. So obviously the students are very concerned about being taken seriously at the office, and that means learning to communicate fluently in English with co-workers and clients. One of the biggest concerns we often hear about is how to write effective and polite emails. Emails are meant to communicate clearly and briefly, but the recipient can easily misunderstand the intent behind the email. Here is an interesting take on how email communication will play out in real life, acted out by Tripp and Tyler, the sketch comedy duo.
We have all made these mistakes before, but we can’t take it back! So it's worth taking some time to think about how to improve our email writing habits. I came across a Forbes article with an editor’s guide to writing ridiculously good emails, and wanted to share a few points from this article. Here are a few pointers to share to improve the quality of our emails.
Just a few pointers, but considering these few points before you press “send” can be the difference between being taken seriously or not by your colleagues and clients.
What are your thoughts on writing emails? Let us know!!
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