Useful Stock Phrases for Business Emails

1 When you’re initiating email contact with someone new

Very formal

“Might I take a moment of your time…” (to begin the email)

“Please may I introduce myself…” (to begin the email)

“Many thanks again for your time.” (to end the email)

More informal/friendly

“I’m just emailing to ask…” (to begin the email)

“I’m a friend of Bob’s…” (to begin the email)

“Just let me know if you have any questions.” (to end the email)

“Drop me an email, or give me a ring, if you want any more information.” (to end the email)

2 When you’ve answered someone’s question(s)

Very formal

“I trust the above resolves your queries. Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.”

More informal/friendly

“I know that’s a lot to take in, so let me know if anything I’ve said doesn’t make sense.”

“Hope the above helps, but email again if you’re still having any difficulties.”

3 When you’re asking the recipient to take some action

Very formal

“I would appreciate your help in this matter.”

More informal/friendly

“Could you look into this?”

“Would you mind checking it out for me?”

“Thanks in advance.”

“Can you get back to me once you’ve had a chance to investigate?”

“I’d love to hear your advice on this one.”

4 When you need a response (but not necessarily any action taking)

Very formal

“I await a response at your earliest convenience.”

More informal/friendly

“Can you drop me a quick word so I know you’ve received this?”

“Look forward to hearing from you.”

5 When you’ve heard nothing back and want to chase up a reply

Very formal

“In reference to my email of June 20th …”

More informal/friendly

“Just wondered if you got my email (June 20th)?”

“When you get a moment, could you drop me a line about my last email?”


January 29, 2018
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I'm from London & I'm a Cambridge University qualified English teacher with over 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. I have taught leaners from all over the world helping them achieve their goals. I WILL MAKE YOUR Speaking, Pronunciation, Reading and Listening skills IMPROVE!!!! I love teaching English & also love learning languages. I speak SPANISH, SWEDISH & FRENCH so I know what it's like & the frustrations that go with learning a language. I WILL KEEP YOU MOTIVATED!!! My classes are always INTERACTIVE. You do lots of TALKING with constructive CORRECTION. LISTENING Activities, We cover lots of different THEMES to help you to be MORE PROACTIVE in DAILY SITUATIONS. You can also SEND ME work to be CORRECTED, My classes are fun & I make sure each class is to help you become a more CONFIDENT ENGLISH SPEAKER!!!! I give you HOMEWORK & A SONG related to the class, as well as TIPS & ADVICE ON HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH AT HOME. Enjoy your ENGLISH Journey. Good Luck Martins
Flag
English
globe
United Kingdom
time
162
Speaks:
English
Native
,
Spanish
C1
,
Swedish
C1
,
French
B1
,
German
A2
I'm from London & I'm a Cambridge University qualified English teacher with over 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. I have taught leaners from all over the world helping them achieve their goals. I WILL MAKE YOUR Speaking, Pronunciation, Reading and Listening skills IMPROVE!!!! I love teaching English & also love learning languages. I speak SPANISH, SWEDISH & FRENCH so I know what it's like & the frustrations that go with learning a language. I WILL KEEP YOU MOTIVATED!!! My classes are always INTERACTIVE. You do lots of TALKING with constructive CORRECTION. LISTENING Activities, We cover lots of different THEMES to help you to be MORE PROACTIVE in DAILY SITUATIONS. You can also SEND ME work to be CORRECTED, My classes are fun & I make sure each class is to help you become a more CONFIDENT ENGLISH SPEAKER!!!! I give you HOMEWORK & A SONG related to the class, as well as TIPS & ADVICE ON HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH AT HOME. Enjoy your ENGLISH Journey. Good Luck Martins
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