Formal and informal emails games/ worksheets

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Updated 20 October 2020

E-book with formal and informal emailing activities

Teaching Emailing: Interactive Classroom Activities (over 300 photocopiable pages on writing all kinds of formal and informal emails, including a whole section on formality in emailing) – NEW

Photocopiable formal and informal emails classroom activities

Dealing with problems and complaints by email politeness competition (in this e-book) – NEW

Emailing politeness competition game (in this e-book) – NEW

Email abbreviations pairwork speaking (in this e-book) – NEW

Email abbreviations presentation and practice (in this e-book) – NEW

Formal and informal email opening and closing phrases jigsaw (in this e-book) – NEW

Formal and informal emails for making arrangements jigsaw texts (in this e-book) – NEW

Formal and informal emails simplest responses game (in this e-book) – NEW

Formal and informal group emails jigsaw (in this e-book) – NEW

Formal and informal phrases for the body of an email jigsaw card games (in this e-book) – NEW

Negotiating by email jigsaw text (in this e-book) – NEW

Too formal or informal for most business emails (in this e-book) – NEW

Key words for polite emails activities (in this e-book) – NEW

Emailing informal or error simplest responses game (in this e-book) – NEW

Emails dealing with problems and complaints politeness competition game

Emailing Differences in meaning and formality

Too formal or informal for most business emails

Positive and negative replies coin game (formal and informal functional language for emails review)

Classify and rank the formal and informal business emailing phrases

Classify and rank the formal and informal FCE email and letter phrases (version of the above with some changes such as more informal stuff)

Emailing Needs analysis and functional language review (including formality)

Opening and closing formal and informal emails

Opening and closing formal and informal emails jigsaw game

Emailing 1 (put the emails into order by formality) worksheets and lesson plan (my lesson on Macmillan’s Onestopenglish.com)

Formal and informal emails review (including game)

Formal or informal lift up the cards game (simpler version of the one above)

Too formal for most business emails (correct the outrageously formal sentences)

Too informal for most business emails (correct the correct but slangy phrases)

Emailing informal or error?

Making arrangements Change the formality

Formal and informal emails useful links

Formal informal emails reversi game

Related pages

Emailing games/ worksheets main page

Formal and informal language main page

7 Responses to Formal and informal emails games/ worksheets

  1. mikecorea says:

    This is so great. Students asked about this and I had a hunch you’d have some material. I didn’t guess it would be this extensive and save me again.

  2. mikecorea says:

    I am not kidding. Right now I am setting my alarm back to the original time because I don’t need to spend an extra hour on this in the morning.

  3. alexcase says:

    Glad to be of help!

  4. gemmalunn says:

    Wow, I second what Mike says above, these are all great materials and have saved me a lot of time! Thanks.

  5. anamika says:

    This is amazing! It as helped me immensely i designing email writing module. Thanks a ton!

  6. Obaidullah omari says:

    YOUR PAGE IS SO USEFUL

  7. Sabrina watts says:

    Thank you very much. You have really enlightened me. Your resources have made my teaching of this subject more interesting . cheers.

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