Situational Writing - Personal Email Writing

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These slides are used to illustrate the concept of personal email writing which is similar to personal letter in terms of content but different in terms of format. Email writing is part of Section B in paper 1 in the new GCE O-level syllabus for English Language.

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Situational Writing - Personal Email Writing

  1. 1. SITUATIONAL WRITING
  2. 2. E-mail Electronic Mail
  3. 3. Electronic Mail A message sent via an electronic device, usually a computer.
  4. 4. Content Similar to a Personal Letter Closing Body Introduction
  5. 5. Format Different from a Personal Letter
  6. 6. Format To: andrewgarfield@spiderman.com CC: emmastone@spiderman.com BCC: marcwebb@spiderman.com Addressee
  7. 7. Format To: andrewgarfield@spiderman.com CC: emmastone@spiderman.com BCC: marcwebb@spiderman.com Addressee Interested PartiesCarbon Copy
  8. 8. Format To: andrewgarfield@spiderman.com CC: emmastone@spiderman.com BCC: marcwebb@spiderman.com Addressee Interested Parties Third Parties Carbon Copy Blind Carbon Copy
  9. 9. Subject: Your Biggest Fan How are you? I heard that you are coming to Singapore to promote your latest film – The Amazing Spiderman 2. I have to say this: I’m your biggest fan. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah
  10. 10. Subject: Your Biggest Fan How are you? I heard that you are coming to Singapore to promote your latest film – The Amazing Spiderman 2. I have to say this: I’m your biggest fan. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Title of Email
  11. 11. Subject: Your Biggest Fan How are you? I heard that you are coming to Singapore to promote your latest film – The Amazing Spiderman 2. I have to say this: I’m your biggest fan. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Introduction Title of Email
  12. 12. Subject: Your Biggest Fan How are you? I heard that you are coming to Singapore to promote your latest film – The Amazing Spiderman 2. I have to say this: I’m your biggest fan. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Body Title of Email Introduction
  13. 13. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Well, I understand that you have quite a number of fans but I have to admit that none of them can compare to me. I’m your biggest fan. Hope to receive your autographed shoe soon. Well wishes, Lady Gaga
  14. 14. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Well, I understand that you have quite a number of fans but I have to admit that none of them can compare to me. I’m your biggest fan. Hope to receive your autographed shoe soon. Well wishes, Lady Gaga Body
  15. 15. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Well, I understand that you have quite a number of fans but I have to admit that none of them can compare to me. I’m your biggest fan. Hope to receive your autographed shoe soon. Well wishes, Lady Gaga Complimentary Close Body
  16. 16. Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Well, I understand that you have quite a number of fans but I have to admit that none of them can compare to me. I’m your biggest fan. Hope to receive your autographed shoe soon. Well wishes, Lady Gaga Complimentary Close Sign-off Body
  17. 17. BCC Addressed to third parties
  18. 18. BCC Addressed to third parties Addressee and interested parties cannot see third parties
  19. 19. BCC Addressed to third parties Addressee and interested parties cannot see third parties Third parties may only see their own email address.
  20. 20. Created by Goh Bang Rui Click above to find out how to write a personal letter.

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