FORMAL OR INFORMAL 1. Re… 2. Sorry, I cant make it. 3. Could you …? 4. Im sorry for… 5. I promise … a) With regard to… b) I can assure you that … c) Please accept our apologies for d) I was wondering... e) Im afraid I will not be able to attend.
Match the words 1 assistance 2 due to 3 enquire 4 obtain/receive 5 occupation 6 possess 7 provide 8 requirements a ask b have c because of d get e give f help g job h needs (n)
Match the abbreviations 1)I am going to give an example. 2)I am going to explain what I mean using different words 3)I am adding some information at the end that I forgot 4)I want you to give special attention to this next point 1 i.e. (id est) 2 e.g. (exampli gratia) 3 NB (nota bene) 4 PS (postscript)
In some s you can find very abbreviated forms. THERE ARE THREE TECHNIQUES: Using a letter to stand for a sound c = see Making a short form of a common word yr = your Writing the first letters of a well-known phrase: asap = as soon as possible
Write out the in full Subject: Thx for yr msg Re your msg left on my ans machine – yes, Im free 4 lunch on Wed next wk. Btw, good news about yr interview. Hv 2 work now. CU, Jane.