35 Thank-You Emails

In this activity, you will learn how to write a thank-you email as follow-up to a job interview. You will do the following:

  • Review vocabulary.
  • Learn the steps for writing a thank-you email.
  • Complete some emails.

A. Vocabulary

You will see the following words in the activities below.


B. Steps to Writing a Thank-You Note

In Canada, people often write notes to say thank you. How do people thank each other in the country you know well?

After an interview in Canada, it is polite to send a short thank-you email to the interviewer. A thank-you email helps the interviewer remember you. A thank-you email shows your interest in the job. You can send your thank-you note by regular mail, but email is more common.

Here are the steps:

  1. Thank the interviewer for their time. Do this at the beginning and the end of the email.
  2. Say that you enjoyed the interview.
  3. Say that you enjoyed learning about the company. Maybe give some details.
  4. Briefly say why you are the right person for the job.

Read the following email. Do you see where the writer followed the four steps? Drag and drop the labels onto the email.


C. Finish Thank-You Emails

Click on the button below to complete three thank-you emails.


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