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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Okay Peter, now I understand it better. Thanks for the explanation!

Submitted by Fardhan on Mon, 26/10/2020 - 04:45

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I think before we launch a new product, we should first test the packaging and its feasibility, so that other people see it like and are interested in our new product, before launching a new product there is a problem we can ask other people for help, one of them is via email by explaining the problem that occurred on these products, and don't forget to ask the readiness of the people we ask for their help.

Submitted by Lilly098 on Thu, 22/10/2020 - 03:14

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I think that proposing some options is the most important when you ask for help; can you please help me with some project on 2pm this Friday or next Friday? In this case, receiver has comfortable to make a decision as they have two options. Just asking for help sometimes may sound rude. So, preparing some choice is essential in my personal experience.

Submitted by habibao.medo on Mon, 19/10/2020 - 10:40

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i think we should include the problem after that ask for help next we should mention the time and the date clearly finally thank him and ask him if he could help us

Submitted by Sulagna Das on Tue, 22/09/2020 - 08:37

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Firstly why we need the persons help. The language of the email should be a requesting for help and not an obligation. If seeking time from someone, it should be flexible time and not on a fixed date and time.
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Submitted by danisep on Thu, 17/09/2020 - 22:14

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it's not an obligation from the other part so you have to be kindness and show sympathy with the other, also you have to be clear with your message and show how important is his help for the project.

Submitted by Roblox on Mon, 07/09/2020 - 17:04

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First, the reason why you are asking for help. Second, when and where exactly you need help. Third, permission from the third party involved.

Submitted by Rinaa on Thu, 03/09/2020 - 20:47

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I will write the email in a polite manner. The email will include the purpose of help, the details about the project, arranged time. And also I won't forget to mention how important is his help for us.

Submitted by Re on Thu, 20/08/2020 - 06:34

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Hello. There are a few things you need to include in your email when asking for help. It should include your information, date, greeting, purpose and details. It's important to send your email in a short and clear way so that the other person can understand it well. Also, don't forget to be courteous.  It's important to think about your writing in terms of the other person's feelings as you convey your requirements through text alone.

Submitted by Yuki on Mon, 17/08/2020 - 05:26

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When I send an email for help, I tell the person about the purpose of the project and tell them that "I'd like to ask you for your help". If they agrees with this project, I will explain the details of this project, the day of the meeting, etc. to them and I don't forget to say thank you. I take care not to be rude to them in such emails.