Notes On Email Writing - Format and Do's and Don'ts - CBSE Class 8 English Writing Skills

E-mail, also known as Electronic Mail is a method of exchanging digital messages across internet or other computer networks. It is the quickest way to communicate in writing.

                                                 FORMAT OF AN E-MAIL

Date:

To:

CC:

BCC:

Subject:


                                                                         Content






Regards.

Name




Dos and Don’ts about E Mail:

Dos

  • Use an informative subject line.

  • Write most important information first.

  • Use number and bullets to make the message clearer.

  • Use simple grammar and language.

  • Write short sentences.

  • Use separate paragraphs.

Don’ts

  • Write about irrelevant issues.

  • Give personal information that you don’t want someone else to know.

  • Use capital letters to write whole words as in emails, this is considered shouting.

  • Use different fonts (the recipient’s computer may not be compatible).

  • Use Italics.

  • Use exclamation marks.

  • Use incomprehensible abbreviations, acronyms and smileys.

Summary

E-mail, also known as Electronic Mail is a method of exchanging digital messages across internet or other computer networks. It is the quickest way to communicate in writing.

                                                 FORMAT OF AN E-MAIL

Date:

To:

CC:

BCC:

Subject:


                                                                         Content






Regards.

Name




Dos and Don’ts about E Mail:

Dos

  • Use an informative subject line.

  • Write most important information first.

  • Use number and bullets to make the message clearer.

  • Use simple grammar and language.

  • Write short sentences.

  • Use separate paragraphs.

Don’ts

  • Write about irrelevant issues.

  • Give personal information that you don’t want someone else to know.

  • Use capital letters to write whole words as in emails, this is considered shouting.

  • Use different fonts (the recipient’s computer may not be compatible).

  • Use Italics.

  • Use exclamation marks.

  • Use incomprehensible abbreviations, acronyms and smileys.

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