Writing an email to a friend. Consider the following: 1) Talk about how you are currently doing and give them an update on your wellbeing. 2) Update her on life, school, and things you find important. 3) Tell her about your hobbies and what you like to do during your free time off school.

Tip: Use capital letters and full stops, pay attention to grammar, use vocabulary and prepositions, and have good word choice.

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Writing an email to a friend is a fun activity because it requires less formality than writing an email to a teacher or business associate. For example, you can start your email with a variety of openings, including "hi," "hello," and "dear." For example, I might start an email with, "Dear Nathan." Emails often have the same format as letters with an opening, information in the main body text, and then a closing with a signature.

To keep your email organized, start by explaining how you've been. After that, move on to talking about school and your most important activities. Close by discussing more casual things like television shows you enjoy, books you've read, or neat things you've done recently. Be sure to ask about your friend and how they're doing as well. Once you've said all you need to say, you can close your email with a closing like "yours," "have a great day," or "love."

Here's an example of a quick email to a friend:

Dear Nathan,

How are you doing? I've been good lately. It's very cold even for the end of winter!

School is going really well; I'm getting almost all As but I'm still worried about my chemistry final. Dance is also going well. My recital is on the 15th.

What have you been doing lately? For fun, I've been taking walks and snapping photographs. I've also been watching Netflix and playing Stardew Valley.

I hope to hear from you soon.

Have a great day,


As always, make sure to check your grammar and word choice before you hit "Send."

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