Writing Conversationally

You want to write an email to someone you know fairly well and don’t want it to sound too formal.

What can you do?

Use contractions. 

You know those words or combinations of words that we shorten by dropping letters and replacing them with an apostrophe?

Let’s talk a closer look.

Here’s what we do.

We take out letters and add an apostrophe.

You’ll see that it feels like a person’s talking to you.

When we’re speaking, we often don’t even realise that we’re using them!

 

 

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