An email to congratulate a colleague

Learn how to write an email to congratulate a colleague.

Instructions

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

Reading text

To: Jon
From: Sue
Subject: Great presentation!

Hi Jon

I'm just writing to say well done on your presentation this morning. It was not an easy task and I'm glad it went well.

You were well prepared. The content was relevant and easy to follow. You also thought about the questions people would have. I think they were impressed! I'm sure everyone feels happier about the new system now.

If you have time, please could you listen to my presentation for next week?

See you later
Sue

Tips

  1. Write a clear subject line.
  2. It's OK to start with Hi for an informal or friendly email.
  3. Start with your reason for writing:
    I'm just writing to say …
  4. Give specific feedback about things that went well:
    The content was relevant and interesting …
    It was easy to follow …
    … you thought about the questions people would have.
  5. Say what effect their work has had:
    I think they were impressed!
    I'm sure everyone feels happier about the new system now.
  6. You can finish with See you later or Speak soon.

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Submitted by linhchinbk on Sun, 07/11/2021 - 14:09

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Certainly, I just congratulated my colleague yesterday. She gave the presentation about new marketing plan. This information was really exciting and easy to follow so we were impressed. I hope her plan will be successful.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 29/10/2021 - 12:23

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Yes, I congratulate my friends about their new achivement. I do always this. If my friend get a job then I congratulate them. If any one them get married I congratulate them with a better future. If any one have birthday then I congratulate them and do party. If any get new things and interesting then I congratulate them. If any one find a girlfriend then I congratulate them about a prosperous future.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Thu, 28/10/2021 - 11:48

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i often congratulate my colleagues when they have a new achievement in your job, I do it to keep them motivated and go further in your job.

Submitted by DW on Thu, 24/06/2021 - 09:37

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Yes, I congratulate my colleagues for promotion, having a good presentation, bidding a project successfully, etc. I think encouraging teammates is a very important; it enhances the team spirit and helps team members to move forward. Meanwhile, my teammates have been encouraging me, which is the driving force behind my growth.
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Submitted by mirtha on Fri, 30/04/2021 - 16:45

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Yes, I do. I congratulate my colleagues when they do something good like a presentation, a project or competition.

Submitted by Ehsan on Sun, 11/04/2021 - 08:29

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yes, I congratulate my colleague at university, office, or gym. I do that for their success in the relevant field.

Submitted by victor.07 on Thu, 08/04/2021 - 22:45

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Yes, I congratulate my colleagues, but I don't do it often.

Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Tue, 06/04/2021 - 22:35

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Yes, I congratulate them when they give a new and interesting idea.

Submitted by Dibesciak on Tue, 06/04/2021 - 22:02

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I am congratulate my colleagues when they win competition or get promoted at the job.