A thank-you email

A thank-you email

Learn how to write a thank-you email.

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

Reading text


  1. Start with Hi if it is an informal email to someone you know.
  2. The email can have three main paragraphs:
    • the reason for writing (= to say thank you)
    • the main point (= more details or examples)
    • a wish or offer for the future.
  3. Use emojis (e.g. smiley) or emoticons (e.g. :) ) to show you're joking.
  4. You can say See you soon / See you next year if you hope to meet again.
  5. Use a closing phrase like Keep in touch, Write soon, Speak soon or Take care.

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3


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Language level

Average: 3.8 (24 votes)

Submitted by Askuy on Thu, 11/04/2024 - 16:27


I would stay with a host family in Pakistan. So many people around the world who had visited these Country, happy and enjoy with pakistani Food, culture, nature, and especially their hospitality was incredible! I hope one day, i can visit Pakistan to meet my brother.


Love, from Indonesia

Submitted by Phoe Ag on Thu, 11/04/2024 - 08:23


Hi BC,

Many thanks for your Explanation and Discussion session.

Most of the people believe that staying with host family in another country would be a bit difficult.

Whereas that would be a challenge and adventure for who want to. Also ,as I would like to seek 

challenges every day , that would be suit with me. That's why , I love to do so.


Submitted by jmajo on Fri, 15/03/2024 - 12:43


That depends on the family and the motives of my visit to the country, if I’m visiting the coutry doing
tourism I would stay with a host family without any problem. 

Thanks for the lesson.

Great site!

Submitted by anhteeny96 on Wed, 07/02/2024 - 10:37


Yes, if I have a chance I would like to stay with a host family in a new country. It will be my new experience and a chance to improve my English too.

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Submitted by nnurainii on Thu, 18/01/2024 - 02:39


I really really really want it, if I have the opportunity to do it. just imagine it makes me so excited.

Submitted by Imane Al herchi on Sun, 14/01/2024 - 12:44


I believe that would be a valuable experience because it will give me the chance to improve my English, try local food, and meet native people.

Submitted by ddddsky on Sat, 13/01/2024 - 02:42


I don't know. But I don't think I want to. I am uncomfortable living with a stranger especially since I don't want to bother someone I am not close with.

Submitted by LUCIE LE on Thu, 11/01/2024 - 07:14


Hi Lukas,
I just want to say thank you for having me stay at your nice house.
I have a good time in your house, everybody in your family treat good with me, it’s make me feel like in my house. I gave a lot of experience so that I can’t remember. Especially, I really was improved lots of English in your house.
To be honest, I was so happy last night and I hope you to stay at my house if you come to my country.
Take care!

Would you like to stay with a host family in a new country?
I prefer staying with a best friend in a new country at best friend's house, it’s so amazing. If I can do that I think not only my Eng skill will be fast improved but also learn new thing as the culture, customs, people, etc.

Submitted by sescom82 on Tue, 09/01/2024 - 03:15


Of course no, I don't.
I'm an introvert. But I agree that is a good idea to stay with family for language practice.