A thank-you email

Look at the email and do the exercises to practise and improve your reading skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise first. Then read the email and do the other exercises.

Preparation

Do this exercise before you read.

Reading

A thank-you email

From: tomsmudger91@dsmail.com

To: sjbogard@twindle.com

Subject: Thank you!

 

Hi Susan

Thank you very much for the birthday present. I really need a new computer game, so it is perfect. You’re very kind. :)

How are you? Good luck in your exams. I hope you pass with good marks.

Speak soon.

Tom  xx

Discussion

Who do you send emails to? How many emails do you send every week?

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Comments

Submitted by haidar15 on Sat, 12/03/2022 - 23:52

I usually send email to my mom to help me working on my school home work.

Submitted by MeaMea on Sat, 10/22/2022 - 13:50

wow. Susan is really good friend for Tom. I also like computer games!!!!

Submitted by Adelyatam on Mon, 08/29/2022 - 15:04

I don't send emails to my friends. we usually talk in other social platforms.

Submitted by ahgima099 on Thu, 08/11/2022 - 06:26

I don't send emails to my friends. We usually talk in other social media platforms.

Submitted by Gorkem2006 on Thu, 06/09/2022 - 18:41

I use more important non-daily topics to post projects, for example.

Submitted by 10AN615 on Wed, 06/08/2022 - 03:05

I just use it to throw projects at my teachers.

Submitted by Edaa on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 08:50

I only used the e-mail to send an e-mail to Mustafa teacher..

Submitted by rainyhappy on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 15:46

I always send emails to my friend every 2 weeks because I think we can catch up each other if we send the email as more as we can. There are 5 email per week that I sent to my friend.
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Submitted by Eden on Tue, 03/15/2022 - 03:38

I love sending e-mails during Covid 19. It is good because we don't need to face to face speak. We just can type words and click the word send, then it will be send. I always write e-mails on weekends or Friday! Typing instead of speaking. I love typing more than speaking because speaking is hard.

Submitted by ExtremeBoka on Wed, 03/02/2022 - 02:46

I just send e-mails for school stuff .
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Submitted by Javiera_Ophelia on Tue, 03/01/2022 - 01:30

I don't send any emails because i'm on holidays .

Submitted by KirV on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 15:16

I send emails with homework to my teachers every week. Also I send emails to my grandmother every month.

Submitted by claudiasul43 on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 04:16

I send emails to my suppliers, because of work. I usually send 10 emails every week.

Submitted by editor_rachael on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 18:25

Hi claudiasul43,

 

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you are older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other.

 

Best wishes,

 

Rachael
LearnEnglish Teens team

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Submitted by Darkside on Thu, 12/23/2021 - 12:56

I don't send emails at all. I definitely prefer social media or face to face conversations

Submitted by zoeytruong on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 16:16

I usually send email to my supplier related to business works, 5 times for each week.
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Submitted by Tina - Coordinator on Tue, 11/23/2021 - 08:52

Dear zoeytrung,

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you could be older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other.

Best wishes,
Tina (LearnEnglish Teens team)

In reply to by zoeytruong

Submitted by Mari_shveli on Sun, 11/07/2021 - 11:29

I have sent Emails to some universities or schools, sometimes I'm sending emails to my best friend, but It's doesn't happen to much, because now we have messenger and Instagram so sending email, isn't popular.

Submitted by chessboy2012 on Fri, 11/05/2021 - 05:51

I've never emailed anybody, but i chatted with my friends on WhatsApp.I sent about ten messages in a week.I sent them to a friend of mine, named Rheena.

Submitted by Fenic on Thu, 09/30/2021 - 04:56

I send emails to my friends.

Submitted by Ammar on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 18:24

I send emails to my boss, Actually it's hard to count how many emails I send every week.
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Submitted by fanny on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 23:42

I was sending email to local events in my city for participate in that. I send one or two emal every month

Submitted by NAS on Wed, 06/30/2021 - 09:00

Recently I don't use email at all. but when I want to thankes someone or talk to them, Instagram or Whatsapp is a good and easy way for me.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Tue, 06/29/2021 - 18:56

I sometimes write e-mails but I like messages more, because it's simple. I write many messages a week. Usually to my friends.

Submitted by joso on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 22:16

Do you like to read?

Submitted by joso on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 22:16

Who else likes dogs?

Submitted by ORION2208 on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 14:38

It would be to send emails to my friends. :)

Submitted by Mari771 on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 19:12

I don't write email

Submitted by nuannuandehuhu on Wed, 03/31/2021 - 18:13

I usually send email to my teachers when I cannot attend the lessons, it maybe two or three times a month.

Submitted by Pau_Med on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 21:32

I don´t send someone e-mail this week

Submitted by Jahc on Wed, 02/03/2021 - 00:45

is difficult that send one email but i use to the school, more than nothing is for send projects

Submitted by khinyimonthant on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 09:58

I don't send emails.In my country we don't usually send emails. We only send messages.But I sent a email once for the drawing contest.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Thu, 01/07/2021 - 08:45

I send emails very seldom. Now sending emails isn't popular.
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Submitted by WriterRafia120 on Sat, 12/12/2020 - 08:13

I write emails to my foreign friends. Usually I like emails everyday.

Submitted by nimdini on Wed, 11/04/2020 - 17:20

Usually I send some of my e-mails to my friends

Submitted by alessandro_triana on Tue, 09/22/2020 - 22:37

I sometimes send emails with my homework to my teachers, I also use it to ask about school work.

Submitted by Klormanniskan_123 on Mon, 08/24/2020 - 13:20

I don`t send emali but l send SMS

Submitted by cookiepg on Wed, 08/19/2020 - 08:05

I don't write an email in every weekend

Submitted by Fer9TS13 on Wed, 07/22/2020 - 23:13

I don't usually send emails, but the few times I do, I send emails to my teachers for my homework
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Tue, 06/23/2020 - 18:05

I send emails to my friends, and approximately I send 3 emails a week

Submitted by fakhra on Mon, 06/15/2020 - 05:41

i use the email to contact to track my shipments or to send some emails to my friend about school

Submitted by pau_pau on Mon, 05/11/2020 - 17:57

in the majority of times they are emails for the teachers when I have doubts about any topic or some friends with whom it is one of the only ways to communicate, I send about six or less maybe

Submitted by AlenSaab on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 19:42

Hmm... I rarely use email, but in my country sometimes teenagers use social networks for communicate. For example, VK - it the most popular social network in Russia for teenagers

Submitted by Makam on Thu, 01/23/2020 - 06:31

I sometimes send an e-mail to my brother.

Submitted by Elife on Wed, 01/22/2020 - 22:10

Hi, I rarely use email, I usually chat with people by Messenger or Whatsaap. But, I use, when I need information about work, homework, and other opportunities. For example; I sometimes send my emails to my coworker. I send 1 or 2 emails every week.

Submitted by Matt0208 on Thu, 11/28/2019 - 05:52

I always sent email to my customers at work everyday, we needed talking about the problem of product.
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Submitted by JoModerator on Thu, 11/28/2019 - 14:27

Dear Matt0208,

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you could be older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other.

 

Best wishes

Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by truongkimngan on Mon, 11/18/2019 - 05:06

I don't usually use email, I use messages. Usually, to thank a friend, I would send a message and if she were nearby I would ask to go out and meet her.

Submitted by Vietnamesepeople on Tue, 11/05/2019 - 13:19

I usually chat with people by Facebook. I rarely use email , but when I use it it's just for information, I need and stuff...
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Submitted by Lupe on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 01:12

I never send an email in english, but i always write comments here :D
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