Emails about studying in the UK

Learn how to write an email to find out about language courses in the UK.

Instructions

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

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From: Simona Reggia
To: City Language School
Subject: Courses in August

Dear Sir or Madam,

I have seen your website and I would like to know more about your English courses.

I am interested in taking a two-week course in August. Are there any places available, and what are the start dates?

Also, do you have any accommodation for those dates?

Thank you for your help.

Regards,

Simona


From: Susan Colworth, City Language School
To: Simona Reggia
Subject: Re: Courses in August
Attachment: accommodation_info.pdf

Dear Simona,

Thank you for your interest in our courses.

Courses

  • Yes, we have places on all our August courses.
  • Start dates are 7, 14 and 21 August (Mondays).

Accommodation

  • Yes, we have rooms for students near the school. I am attaching some more information, photos and the prices.

Which course would you like, and which start date? If you would like accommodation, please let me know soon, as it is very popular.

Feel free to email me with any other questions.

Regards,

Susan Colworth
Course Administrator
City Language School

Tips

1. If you don’t know the name of the person you’re writing to, write Dear Sir or Madam.

2. If the person who wrote to you gave you their first name, you can use it. Hi is less formal than Dear.

3. To reply to someone’s email, start with Thank you for your email / your interest / the information.

4. Say I am attaching … or Please find attached … to tell someone what you have attached to the email.

5. Finish with Regards, and your name.

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Submitted by Dave.7 on Tue, 17/05/2022 - 08:11

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of course, I would love to study in UK I think it's going to improve my English a lot I hope someday that chance will come

Submitted by Jaci Anita on Sun, 01/05/2022 - 20:02

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I have thought about that a long time ago, but not anymore. Now I would like to study in United State or Canada.

Submitted by nadyanightingale on Mon, 04/04/2022 - 09:36

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I wish, I were able to study in the UK at least for a language course or a course for English teacher from abroad, I mean English as foreign language.

Dear Sir or Madam,

I'm interested in taking a two-week English course in the UK. Are there also any accommodations available for July? I'm attaching my filled questionnaire as it was required. Please let me know if you need any further information.

Regards,
Nadya

Submitted by ANOUAR on Tue, 16/11/2021 - 12:19

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Yes I would like to study in UK because it has one of the most famous universities in the world.

Submitted by Bena - Mustafa on Sat, 30/10/2021 - 22:33

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yes, I hope to join some course in UK to improve my English skills to communicate with people . whoever to find it ?

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 29/10/2021 - 12:50

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Yes, I would like to study in Europe anywhere. I'm learning English for this reason. I'm happy to study in the Europe. Europe is very good place for study. There is a very interesting places that I would like to see.

It’s a really good story 😊
When I was little, I dreamed of studying in America. I was constantly sending letters to different universities , ridiculously composing them

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Fri, 29/10/2021 - 09:37

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yeah of course, it is will a opportunity for me to practice my english,

Submitted by DW on Mon, 28/06/2021 - 08:34

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Studying abroad is a dream for me. But studying in the UK is too expensive for me. If I really have the opportunity to study oversea, I think I have to choose a location where the cost of living is cheaper!