A thank-you email

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


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


Do this exercise before you read.


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


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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

Submitted by Robothynot123 on Thu, 09/19/2019 - 00:25

I send mail to my teacher and my friends twice a week.

Submitted by MkAmericaGrungeAgain on Sun, 07/14/2019 - 08:30

in 2016 me and my internet friend were wrote emails, we are use the social media now. i never use email to talk with people, i prefer social media

Submitted by Gh on Sat, 07/06/2019 - 09:48

I don't write email

Submitted by cian007 on Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:24

i rarely send a email, i wasn't send emails in this week

Submitted by teacher_11 on Wed, 04/24/2019 - 09:35

It's a very good exersice! :-)
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Submitted by empty on Wed, 04/24/2019 - 08:21

I don't use my email for chatting with someone

Submitted by Mills on Sun, 04/07/2019 - 02:25

I don't use email often .In my country, people usually use "WeChat "to communicate other
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Submitted by Youjiro on Sat, 02/02/2019 - 13:52

I don't send E-mail too much.I send mail to my mum .I just write on a mail "I finished school"After that my mum pick me up and then I come back home as soon as possible to do homework.

Submitted by shhouug on Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:31

i don't actually like to send many emails but i need to send my homeworks to my teachers emails

Submitted by cyneesta on Wed, 01/09/2019 - 14:50

i love it

Submitted by anhutf on Sun, 10/21/2018 - 08:51

I had sent an email for Bristish Council
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Submitted by khanhlinh92004 on Sun, 07/29/2018 - 09:23

I rarely send an email. I have a Gmail account just for my study.

Submitted by shopnobaz on Sat, 07/21/2018 - 15:04

I don't send any e-mail.

Submitted by behrooz on Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:50

I send three mail for customer in the week.
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Submitted by Molly925 on Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:33

I like it!

Submitted by nikop1967 on Fri, 04/06/2018 - 14:31


Submitted by Mrami6 on Tue, 03/13/2018 - 19:54

good exercise to help us improve your language thanks

Submitted by nikop1967 on Tue, 02/27/2018 - 16:35

is a good execise and a good

Submitted by djoweken on Mon, 02/26/2018 - 13:21

i use very often my electronic message to communicate wiht my teachers, friends, family etc... I use emails too echange wiht academic of versailles. I thing... no exactly nombe of messages that i cant send regularly. Perhaps twenty? or thirty? i don't no...

Submitted by mimi98 on Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:07

its very good

Submitted by can_reader on Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:36

I don't use e-mail

Submitted by Daka on Wed, 01/24/2018 - 06:12

I send email sometimes beacause I think it’s good

Submitted by babakapachi on Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:56

I don't send email
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