Emails - Business English Worksheets and Activities

Declining an Invitation by Email

Business English Emailing Worksheet - Reading and Writing Exercises: Unscrambling, Gap-fill, Ordering, Rewriting Sentences, Email Writing - Intermediate (B1) - 45 minutes

In this business email writing worksheet, students learn and practice writing professional and polite emails declining work-related invitations. First, students unscramble common email expressions and then write them in an invitation email. In pairs, students then discuss possible reasons why the invitee is not able to accept the invitation. Next, students write an email declining the invitation by putting sentences in the correct order to form the email. Lastly, students write an email declining an invitation to a work-related meeting or event, following requirements outlined in a prompt.
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Writing a Confirmation Email

Business English Emailing Worksheet - Vocabulary Reading, and Writing Exercises: Gap-fill, Identifying, Unscrambling, Writing an Email, Peer Review - Pair Work - Upper-intermediate (B2) - 45 minutes

In this business writing a confirmation email worksheet, students learn and practice how to write a professional email that confirms the terms of a verbal agreement. First, students complete a confirmation email with the words provided. They then identify phrases in a confirmation email that have particular functions. Next, students unscramble two sentences that could be included in a typical confirmation email. Lastly, students take on the role of an owner of a fashion label and write a confirmation email to a clothing retailer that addresses the terms agreed to which are outlined in a prompt. After completing their emails, students do a quick peer review to check that their emails include an appropriate greeting, confirmation of details or terms, any relevant additional information, an expression of gratitude, and an appropriate closing.
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