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6 Steps for Writing Effective Emails

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Video Length: 2:39

Updated on: 01/08/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this Business English lesson plan for adults, students watch a video about some tips for writing effective emails. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about formal email writing with colleagues and bosses and email etiquette. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing sections include activities on a quote from the video, vocabulary context usage, and phrases from the video. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

MindTools presents some useful insight into how to form, write, convey, and communicate our ideas effectively using email. It's a valuable skill in today's modern age, and we write so many emails now at the office that it can be easy to get stressed out by it.

Lesson Activities

Email Writing Tips, Etiquette, Structure
Mark What You Heard / Short Answers
Adjectives, Nouns, Verbs, Phrases, Context Usage
How to Use 'would'
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Email Writing Tips, Etiquette, Structure

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