Vocational training: writing an email in English

 

IMPROVE YOUR E-MAILS IN ENGLISH

Communicate clearly in writing
 

AIM

Be able to write clear and professional emails in English
 
 

OBJECTIVES

  • Become familiar with the basics of writing
  • Identify and use grammar tools to support your ideas
  • Avoid the most common mistakes and false friends

PROGRAMME

A 3.5 hour workshop in a group of 6 participants maximum in your company or at Birdwell

Course content

  • Titles
  • Greetings
  • Common abbreviations
  • The time
  • The date
  • Numbers
  • False friends
  • Common mistakes to avoid before pressing "send"
  • Forms of address
Method
  • Part of the programme is devoted to work on e-mails that participants have brought to the course
  • Theoretical aspects of language items that form the basis of an effective e-mail or letter
  • Practical application using thematic exercises (invitations to an event, meeting reports, checklists, instructions to be followed, etc.)
  • Sharing experiences

Pre-requisites

Intermediate level (2.0) validated by an oral test with a Birdwell consultant