14 October

Emails: Getting the beginning right

Ok, this might seem like a very small point, but it’s one which I think makes a world of difference when it comes to creating a positive impression if you’re writing to someone. Think big The main body of English emails or letters always begins with a capital letter. Yes, really. Yes, always. So it’s: Dear […]

15 September

Mind your Ps and Qs

As you’ve probably noticed, ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ are used a lot by English native speakers. It’s easy enough to add a generous sprinkling of ‘thank yous‘ to your English emails: Thank you for getting in touch. Thanks for calling. Thank you very much for all your support. Many thanks for making my stay so enjoyable. […]