Microsoft Word is a great application to type any document that you need. It is great to type an essay or even to type a business letter. Microsoft word is an easy program to use, but if you need help, there’s always the little paper clip.
E-mailing is today’s new postal service. Most people today have an email address in order to electronically send a message to someone. Emailing is much easier than writing with a pen and paper. Also in email, you can have an electronic address book with all the names and numbers/emails you want.
Spreadsheet-Excel Microsoft Excel is a great program that you can use in order to accomplish many things. You can write grades and average them in separate cells. You can also use this program as a business tool in order to make profiting and payroll easier.
Publisher Publisher is a very useful program for your every day needs. You are able to make cards/business cards and even a pamphlet! http://dryicons.com/files/graphics_previews/swirly_business_card.jpg
Paint Paint is a great way to express your artistic ability, You can create shapes and color objects and create a bunch of awesome pictures, http://media.photobucket.com/image/cartoon%20paintbrush/undefinded/paintbrush.jpg