How to Write Formal and Informal Emails
It is important to learn how to write formal and informal emails since emails are an important way to communicate in business and organizations.
Formal and Informal Emails: Greetings
These are some examples of greetings that you can use in formal and Informal Emails
|Dear Sir/ Madam||Dear Mr/ Ms Jones|
|To whom it may concern||Dear Dr Smith|
|Hi Dennis||Hello Claire|
Lesson Plan – How to Write Formal and Informal Emails
Schema Activation (10 Mins)
- Teacher play chinese whispers with the students with some key vocabulary studied in class.
- Teacher plays chinese whispers
Task #1 (30 Mins)
- Students review new vocabulary using a Tiny Card Set
- Students make pair, they are given a worksheet with expressions
- Ways to close an email
- Giving bad news
- Giving good news
- Friendly Ending
- Students classify the different expression into categories. Once they are ready
- They get together with another pair and and they review their answers together using the question:
- What do you have in #1? I think #1 is …
Task #2 (15 Mins)
- Students are given a list of scrambled sentences.
- They unscrambled the sentences
- Then they make pairs and check if their answers were right
- Students are given an email, they have to read it and analyze the question in it
- They have to write a reply to that email
- Students are given an email someone wrote asking information about a University
- They have to read the email and reply the questions included in it.
Main Task (40 Mins)
- Students are gonna write a formal and Informal Emails about a beach trip and they are going to send that to their classmates.
- Students are going to answer a quiz with questions related to formal and informal emails
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