Unit 2: Sending and receiving emails

Learn how to talk about the different parts of an email in English.

Sending and receiving emails

Read the email below and then do the tasks. Task 3 asks you questions about the email below.

Task 3: Starting an email

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From: Samir
To: Sales Team
CC: Hatem Trabelsi; Patricia Bartlett
Subject: RE: Meeting next week
Attachments: New proposal.rtf (376KB)

Hello Sales Team,

I’ve got an idea for next week – see the attached file. I’d like to hear what you think about my suggestion.
I think Hatem and Patricia may be interested, so I’ve copied them in too. Let’s talk more at the meeting next week.

Regards, Samir

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Language level

Intermediate: B1
Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

I like it. Super.

Hello Everyone!!! I am currently learning English.

I am learning english too.

good

Hi, Dear.
I want to know what the original word of c.c is.
Please reply to me.
Thank you.
Regards, Uncle choi.

Hello Uncle choi
'C.C.' is an acronym for 'carbon copy'. This refers to carbon tissue, a 19th and 20th century technology used to make copies of documents. If you're interested, you can see more in the Wikipedia article (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_tissue).
All the best
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you very much, Mr. Kirk.
Actually, I knew that I could look c.c up in a dictionary such as wikipedia.^^
But I want to confirm if I can enjoy transaction with you as a member of this website.
I was very happy after seeing your comment.
Anyway, I appreciate you to reply.
Thank you, again.

Hello uncle choi
You're very welcome -- I look forward to 'seeing' you around the site!
All the best
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Very useful and practical task, thanks for it.

It is very hard

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