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 klshnkv on Sun, 02/10/2022 - 08:57

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Hi fellow students
I'm just writing to congratulate you with another learnt topic.
It was not an easy one, but you worked hard and I hope leant a lot.
If you have time, please write some responce to my comment.
Thanks a lot
V

Submitted by cesarasg on Fri, 09/09/2022 - 16:42

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Do you congratulate your colleagues? What for?
Yes, I often congratulate my colleagues. I seem that congratulating your colleagues makes the job more efficient and friendly, also, it stimulates good results.

Submitted by ridoan on Tue, 30/08/2022 - 15:06

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Yes of course when it's justified because everyone needs encouragement to continuate their work.

Submitted by Rita25 on Sun, 31/07/2022 - 15:18

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Yes of course, I congratulate friends for their achievements no matter how small, and acknowledge their effort and hard-work. Saying kind words and doing an act of kindness simply by congratulating someone who just achieve something in life paves the way for harmonious relationship and healthy well-being.

Submitted by Amelle-TechLea… on Fri, 22/07/2022 - 11:51

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Of course, we should congratulate our colleagues for their achievements. It encourges them to work harder and become better. It also enhances self-confidence and self-esteem.

Hi Marian!
I'm just writing to congratuale you on the wonderful lesson you presented yesterday. It was not easy at all. It was really challenging.

I'm sure everyone was impressed by your performence. It was evident that you were well prepared. The learners were engaged during all the stages of the lesson. I'm happy it went well!

Could you, please, give me some help for my presentation next week?

See you later

Amelle

Submitted by Waleed kasem on Sun, 29/05/2022 - 14:30

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I haven't written an email to my friend before.
Hi Jack,
I am just writing to say well done on your report last week. It was not an easy task and I'm glad it went well.
When you have time, please give me some advice about how you prepared this report.
speak soon,
Waleed

Submitted by Jaci Anita on Sun, 01/05/2022 - 19:51

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Yes. I aways congratulate my collegues for their great work.

Submitted by nadyanightingale on Sun, 03/04/2022 - 11:21

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Hi John,

I'm just writing to say well done on you presentation yesterday. It wasn't an easy task, bur I#M glad it went well. The content was relevant and easy to follow. I#M sure everybody understands our work better now. Everybody was literally impressed! You also thought about questions people would have.

If you have time, could you explain me how to work with the software you used for the presentation?
Thanks a lot.

See you soon,
Nadya

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Thu, 03/02/2022 - 12:29

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I would to congrats my colleague for his presentation of PMO system management

Submitted by ANOUAR on Mon, 15/11/2021 - 10:21

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Yes of course I congratulate my friends on whatever achievement they did.