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.
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Submitted by Sagoon on Thu, 25/11/2021 - 14:59


Yes,I would becase I want to improve my english skill very much and fastly as soon as I can .So I think if I live with host who is native speaker, It will be very great opportunity and I hope someday I wish I will be have great opportunity certainly.

Submitted by Gorelik on Mon, 22/11/2021 - 20:02


Yes? I want to stay with a host family in a new country, because i can better my English. I can get to know new culture and food. Now I am looking a host family for my son next summer holidays.

Submitted by ANOUAR on Mon, 08/11/2021 - 12:57


Staying in a host family in other countrie would be a wonderful experience because you will learn differente food,behavior,talking culture but if you palne to be hosted more than 3 days, it will be a little bit difficulte for the hosting family to support and treat you like the first day you came in.

Submitted by tania.fungambuto on Wed, 03/11/2021 - 17:22


I would like to be a host of an family in another country. It could be an wonderful experience to make new friends, learn about the different culture and food. As well it would be a way of improve my English skills.

Submitted by Bena - Mustafa on Mon, 01/11/2021 - 23:02


Yes I would , Anyone here a adopt me🤣 (host) , Because i want to improve my conversation skills to communicate with people.

Oh, honey. I can relate. I wanna speak with people perfect. It is interesting to write in the same way as in your native language

Submitted by linhchinbk on Sun, 31/10/2021 - 13:24


Yes. If I live alone in a new city, I feel quite lonely. So I think that stay with a host family is a good choice. I have an oppotunity to learn more from them, such as their cultures, history and so on. In addtion, I can improve my English
a lot. It's so nice.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 29/10/2021 - 09:57


I would like to stay with a new family. This will give you amazing experience. Chance to learn a new language with a new family. I'm very happy to do that. In this time I'm learning English so I go and live in abroad.

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Sun, 24/10/2021 - 12:43


i think it's amazing but i hope they won't mind about that

Submitted by Abdurrahim on Sat, 02/10/2021 - 12:55


I think this is a complicated issue and it is related to a different situation. For example, staying in a host family can be a new opportunity to learn a new language. But sometimes it can be an unpleasant experience, a new family may not be convincing for you, or family rules may be difficult for you. Therefore, you should think carefully when deciding to stay in the host family.

Submitted by avenesra on Sat, 14/08/2021 - 06:31

I’d like to stay with a host family, as for me it’s an overjoyed experience and they can help me with practice my English! They can also show me the city where I am staying. I can look at and learn how other families live nowadays.

Submitted by DW on Fri, 18/06/2021 - 02:35

If just stay with a host family for a short while, maybe one week, it is fine for me. But if need to stay for a long time, let say over one month, I think I will just feel a bit uncomfortable, since I will think that I just like an outsider. But I do dream for a working holiday! If I can go to a foreign country for one year, I hope I can share an apartment with several people from difference countries. I prefer living in a dormitory rather than a host family.

Submitted by Munirah Saad 20 on Tue, 01/06/2021 - 19:36

NO I wouldn't I can not feel comfortable and safe in someone's house

Submitted by Marce-English on Sun, 23/05/2021 - 13:59

I would love to stay a while with a family that speaks English and thus learn their language and customs.

Submitted by PuenteD on Sun, 02/05/2021 - 16:55

I really want and would enjoy to visit Ukraine. In this country I have a friend, and she help me once or twice a moth to practice my skill writing in English by Facebook.

Submitted by DarwinM on Sat, 24/04/2021 - 01:52

Yes, I would. I think first it'll be a little uncomfortable because we'd be strangers, but once we start to know each other, it'll change. Also, staying with a host family would be an incredible opportunity to practice their language and enjoy their culture. It's sure to be a wonderful experience.

Submitted by mostafa99 on Thu, 22/04/2021 - 05:50

Yes, I would like to live with a host family because it will be a great experience to me and the different culture will give me benefits at my personality

Submitted by mirtha on Tue, 20/04/2021 - 16:51

No, I would not. I prefer to stay in a hotel with my space and privacy but if I had not an option, I would like to stay a short time.

Submitted by AbdelmalekBC on Thu, 08/04/2021 - 11:22

Yes, I am so exited to visit JAPAN and I'd like to stay with a host family to discover and to know more about the culture of this country as well as improve my Japanese language.

Submitted by Dibesciak on Tue, 06/04/2021 - 21:08

I really would like to stay in other country , I would love to go somewhere where is very hot weather :)

Submitted by Ehsan on Sun, 04/04/2021 - 07:02

absolutely my answer is yes. I would like to experience a new type of life, culture, language, foods, places and etc.

Submitted by Camila Abreu on Tue, 30/03/2021 - 20:32

I would love to do an interchange. I prefer to carry out experience in countries like New Zeland or Canada.

Submitted by amola on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 15:54

Actually ,No I DON'T LIKE TO SHARE home strange people except my family .

Submitted by Bandar 777 on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 15:13

Yes i think it would be wonderful journey to life in Forging house and Every Day Lering something New So Yes

Submitted by Andrea Valencia on Fri, 26/03/2021 - 14:43

Yes, I would like to stay with a host family in a new country to get to know them. I would like to get to know other cultures, languages and people.

Submitted by Asni on Wed, 24/03/2021 - 01:02

I definitely do. I'd be thrilled to stay with an English native speaker family in Canada or England. I'm absolutely fascinated by those countries and staying with a host family would allow me to make the most of my visit, it would be an amazing way to get out of my comfort zone practising my English in the most effective way possible. Moreover, it would be a great opportunity to have contact with new people and discover a completely different culture from mine.

Submitted by Giuliana on Sun, 21/03/2021 - 21:55

yes well, i don't know because i have afraid go to a new country where i don't know anyone buttttttt yes, i would like but firstly i would like improve my english because is very terrifying go to a new place and not understanding a single word of they say

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Tue, 16/03/2021 - 23:43

I would like to stay with a host family. It is wonderful experience, I thing so. I never stay with a host family. Usually I stay at hotel.

Submitted by PARIMALA MADIAZHAKAN on Mon, 08/03/2021 - 04:38

Yes definitely I like to stay with host family in other country. I really loving that. Even I had a friend who stay at Paris and he always ask me to come his house. After this pandemic, definitely I'm gonna visit my friend home at Paris and spend time with him.

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 02:01

Yes!! I would like to stay with a host family in a new country. it will be great experience and opportunities to know about their culture. actually I did it once in Australia. I stayed with host mother and another student. I can't forget that time as it was my first time to live in a new country. they are nice and kind. and I have to speak English every time even if I couldn't speak or understand. It was good way to improve English and motivate me to study English.

Submitted by dianandrade on Sun, 21/02/2021 - 20:21

I have already stayed in a host family was once of my favorite experience, they help me in my learning process and they always offer me their help , i would love to repeat that experience

Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Thu, 18/02/2021 - 18:23

Yes, it's my dream, I would like to stay with a host family in England for improving my English a lot.

Submitted by Nimra on Mon, 15/02/2021 - 16:32

Yes, I would love to live with a host family in a foreign country.

Submitted by LISI20 on Wed, 10/02/2021 - 20:22

OMG that will be great! I love the idea to be some weeks in a foreing country with a family and spend time with them and learn about that country culture. One of my dreams is to be a culinary tourist and travel around the world teasting the flavor of each country!

Submitted by Bau on Wed, 03/02/2021 - 13:43

I would like to stay with my friend and her family in Australia. That will be amazing holiday in next year I would have been planning. I miss her so much and I hope meeting her and her family as soon as possible.

Submitted by Alena23 on Tue, 02/02/2021 - 23:45

I was fortunate enough to visit Ireland and to stay with the most amazing family , it was the best experience ever , the best way to learn the culture and language and to meet local people

Submitted by lavande1983 on Mon, 01/02/2021 - 21:39

I would like to stay with a host family in new country. Because il's the best way to discover their culture, their cuisine and also to learn their language. So in my holidays, i prefer renting a room on the site Airbnb rather than booking a hotel . I pay a cheaper price and i feel at home. Elsewhere, on the other hand, i have many exchanges with hosts (language, culture, cuisine). Several years ago, i invited my 2 classmates of my Master to stay at my house in Vietnam. i think that they had lots of good experiences with us

Submitted by senaguner on Thu, 28/01/2021 - 23:16

I would like to stay with a host family in new country like England. I can improve my new language skills near host family Such as speaking skill. I may closely learn their culture and traditional foods. I think I learn new language so quickly with them.

Submitted by Leila77 on Sat, 23/01/2021 - 09:27

I would like to stay with a host family in a new country. It can be a good opportunity to meet people from different culture.

Submitted by tonguyen on Tue, 19/01/2021 - 22:50

I have never stayed with a host family before, I just ever thought about it, because i am a shy people and i always fear talking to new people ... But it is a good idea to improve my english better. It is nice too to meet new culture and new food, that why i will try it, when i have the chance.

Submitted by Truongus123 on Mon, 18/01/2021 - 04:06

Yes, I would love to stay with a host family and I would really happy if they share their culture, cuisine, language with me.

Submitted by In on Fri, 15/01/2021 - 09:24

Yes, I would love to stay with a host in a foreign country. For sure that will make the experience richer.

Submitted by Faisal Ibrahim on Wed, 13/01/2021 - 07:46

i would like to stay with host family in new country , to see new culture and new traditional of people , there is a lot of beautiful country , i would like to see it .

Submitted by Roo on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 10:49

I would like to stay with a host family in a new country. I would love to know about their culture, food, and family traditions.

Submitted by German on Sun, 10/01/2021 - 23:56

I would like to stay with a host family in another country to for example, improve my English, know new places and study a master.

Submitted by Sawyu Nwe on Sat, 02/01/2021 - 08:13

Yes, I’d like to home stay with a host family in a new country. So, I would like to see their culture closely, try their traditional clothes and food and make friends with the local people. I can also share the culture of my country.

Submitted by Ayu Agustina on Fri, 01/01/2021 - 07:54

Yes, i will. I think if i can get that chance, it will be a opportunity for me

Submitted by Tzar on Mon, 28/12/2020 - 04:23

Yes,I would like to stay with a host family in new country like England.I think this makes me helpful to improve my English skills and I prefer to visit new countries.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Wed, 23/12/2020 - 03:36

I would like to stay in new country with new family. I love to knowing new things. I am weak in English grammar so I am here to learn English grammar.