An email request for help

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

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

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Submitted by Akemi Matsumoto on Sun, 16/08/2020 - 06:13

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In an email for help I always include the reason why I need her or his help. I think it is so important because, if you do not be clear enough on why you must be helped, the person you are asking for help might think that you just do not want to do it and, it can cause another problems. So, been clear on why you need help might be very important.

Submitted by Kaho Dokko on Fri, 14/08/2020 - 06:09

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When I send an email asking for help, It's important to write the subject to the email. Then the person who was given the email can know an overview of the email. Next, I'll include the date of meeting the person. We will force us to exchange email again without the date. But I think most important thing is polite language. If there is even one thing in the email that is rude, the receiver won't want to respond to my help. So, to review my email many times before sending it and to keep in mind the polite language on a daily basis are important.

Submitted by Noyama Juri on Thu, 13/08/2020 - 17:43

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When you send an email asking for help, all you need is the right purpose. Because if you don't know your purpose, you can't help.So those are important. You also have to write the date and name. I think it's polite to ask for detailed information.

Submitted by Shoma Tateishi on Thu, 13/08/2020 - 14:24

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When I send an email asking for help, I'm careful not to be rude. Especially in business, I will be careful not to give bad impression and not to send uncertain information to person. In addition to that, I'll try to put title the email. By checking the title in advance, they will be able to understand the content of the email more accurately. Moreover, I try to use a polite language in the text of the email. I think it's better to use polite sentences because I ask the other person for help. In order to build a better relationship, I would like to be polite and respectful.

Submitted by Mirei Honda on Tue, 11/08/2020 - 14:53

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If I send you an email, I will write it so that you are not rude. First of all, I think it is important to put the title together in one word and write it in an easy to understand manner. In addition, the contents should introduce yourself first. It is also important to let others know about you. Then write down the detail you want to request. It's a good idea to set the time, date and place in advance. As a result, you can make arrangements smoothly. At the end, thank you for saying "Thank you".

Submitted by Machida on Tue, 11/08/2020 - 06:57

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When I want someone to help me, I am careful to not to be rude. Especially in business, I must use polite language. And I think also expression of gratitude is important too. So If someone helps me I want to want someone to help me, I am careful to not to be rude. Especially in business, I must use polite language. And I think also expression of gratitude is important too. So If someone helps me, I want to tell thanks.

Submitted by Suzuha on Mon, 10/08/2020 - 06:49

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When I send someone an email, I'm careful nit to be rude. Especially in business, I'll write clearly and simply not to be misunderstood.

Submitted by Anna Nakamura on Sun, 09/08/2020 - 11:28

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When I want someone to help me, I make it a rule to ask them if they have time and I don't get help in everything, but I tell them that I'm going to work with them. I think it's important manner to ask someone to help. Of course, we need to explain the reason why we need them help. Them, If they can help me, I always tell my thanksful mind to them. I think if we can do that, we can create good relationship with each other.

Submitted by Tsuyoshi watanabe on Sun, 09/08/2020 - 07:36

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Whenever I ask someone for something by email, there is one thing that I am aware of. That is to simply tell the other person things. When you tell something to a person, you must tell only what you want to say, and discard unnecessary information. For example, you first give a brief summary of the content of the email, then convey the specific content and avoid using difficult words. If you don't do this, the recipient of the email will not know what you wanted to convey. And doing this also leads to organizing what you want to convey.

Submitted by IKEDA on Sat, 08/08/2020 - 17:24

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When I email someone, I'm careful not to be rude. Especially in business, I don't want to give a bad impression to the receiver because I want to feel comfortable doing business with each other.