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An email request for help

Read an email asking for help from another department to practise and improve your reading skills.

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

Reading text



Language level

Intermediate: B1


The following should be included in an email asking for help :

- Date
- Clear Subject
- A request in a good manner of a particular subject
- Thank you note at the end

You must express a soft tone. The letter must be with examples and supporting statements.

Dear Mis Bayat
The reception department responsible
Hows it going . In advance i want to appreciate your perfect job ,you re offering an acceptable and satisfing duty . As you know we are at the beginning of unpeak time of the hotel so we should try our best to progress our own business ,it requies to concentrate on introducing more and more our job and expanding the ralated propaganda, In order to do our best we have to get in touch with the companies we have been working with more to improve our marketing well.
we have to find other companies to start and expand our marketing with them then we encourage or invite them to have a contract with us to make a start to cooperate . as a result i request you to make a list of the companies we have been working with from 3 years ago .
please do it in the first priority .
it s so necessary to get it in hurry and to do it soon. im looking forward to the list.
Great job
yours sincerely
Mehrazin Mehrjoo
public relations manager

The best one

I should include in an email asking for help a short description on the reason of my request, the date, the hour and the location for the meeting, the request of a confirmation and a thanksgiving.