An email request for help

An email request for help

Read an email asking for help from another department to practise and improve your reading skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

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Submitted by Sharif Tayyebi on Sat, 13/06/2020 - 16:56

In my view, there are some important points that we shouldn't forget when we write an email to request for help. First of all, we should use a good and understandable structure. Then we should write down politely and we should carefully choose the words and phrases which are very important for interpreting our requests. Next, we should know the situation of people and our request must preferably be in a favour of them. Finally, using correct date, grammatical points, and not forgetting the apreciate part are another tips that we should be considered about them. Regards, Tayyebi

Submitted by Gabriel Rojas Esté on Fri, 12/06/2020 - 15:33

In my opinion, an email asking for help have to include: 1. Dates. 2. A polite language. 3. Some reasons, details and background. 4. An appoitment proposal. 5. The concrete matter about you asking for help. 6. Persons in charge. That's it.

Submitted by Yola19 on Thu, 11/06/2020 - 17:59

In my opinion, an email asking for help should included: 1. A clear subject 2. Description of the request for which your need help. 3. Suggested a way a time to receive a response. 4. Always write in polite form and be careful to send the email to the correct person within the organization

Submitted by Y on Wed, 10/06/2020 - 15:58

I think that emails that ask for help should include their name, why they're in trouble, who to ask, what they want help with, and how they want help. In addition, it is very important to write the details of the content. And don't forget to thank you. I think it is important to write in a precise and concise manner when communicating your thoughts by email. And then review it for mistakes. I also make an e-mail by carefully determining the wording and the person to send. For example, when writing an email, be careful about using honorifics for teacher and superiors. Please tell me your idea about how to write an email that ask for help.

Submitted by Nanami on Wed, 10/06/2020 - 14:19

When we send the emails, we have to be careful about the construction of the text. The email written above is a mix of facts and what you want to convey, so it is hard to read. I think I should first write down what you want to tell most. In addition, I think the paragraph in the text of it should be changed. If compositions aren't divided into the paragraph, it's difficult for the person who receives the email to understand the contents of them. Correcting the form of typing an email will help you to learn good manners and build good relationships with other people.

Submitted by Osuke on Tue, 09/06/2020 - 08:39

If I email for help, there are a few things I should include. First, don't forget the subject. Create it so that you can understand it at a glance. At the beginning of the writings such as "I'm indebted to you" are omitted. Then write the message. And avoid ambiguous expressions in the text. Then write it concretely and concisely. Finally, after writing the closing words, enter your company, phone number, and your signature to complete the email. Anyway, it is important to write your emails concisely and clearly.

Submitted by yusuke on Tue, 09/06/2020 - 00:59

I think when I need some help, I would include explanation about what I'm doing and how effort that help would make. Because people help me would like to know whole things and they will be motivated by telling how their help would effect. And I also include my goal. That make us predict what to do for short helping each other. I think that's so simple, so we usually miss it that's the most important.

Submitted by Ayaka on Mon, 08/06/2020 - 07:50

I will introduce what often use in Japanese business and is used as a meaning changed from the original meaning. The word HORENSO is used in Japan. The word true meaning of Japanese is spinach. However, we use as different meaning, too. Another meaning is HOKOKU, RENRAKU, SODAN in Japanese. So, the initials of those words are taken as one word. Meanings are in English report, contact, consultation.It is said to be the basis for doing business in Japan.My father taught me that before. If you're interested, please check it out because I think my poor English didn't make sense.

Submitted by senes19 on Sun, 07/06/2020 - 11:05

In an e mail for asking help i should include firtlsy why we need to this request. And then I would add my aims clearly. I mean what is the purpose of this goods when it arrive to the customers. Finally I would like specifically person who can contribute us.

Submitted by Genaldo on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 00:00

Hello. my suggestion in an email is to explain better the request for help, the sort of activities and duration of James' work. Than it would be clearer for the parties.