Internes Fortbildungsprogramm 2010/2011

Successful e-mails in English 


Course code:


Deadline for registration:

2nd February 2011


23rd February and 23rd March 2011


9.00 – 12.00 (8 units)


Universitäts-Hauptgebäude, Innrain 52, 1. Stock, Saal University of New Orleans (Raumnummer 1119)

Target group:

  • German-speaking secretaries, personal assistants, as well as members of the university staff who need to correspond in English and already have a good command of English
  • Up to 12 participants


This course aims to increase the awareness for correctness in style and language in the field of written English.

Course content:               

In this course the following topics are covered:

  • the layout of a formal e-mail
  • basic e-mail guidelines
  • formality in e-mails
  • punctuation
  • important abbreviations
  • typical e-mail phrases


In order to increase the effectiveness of this seminar, the participants are invited to respond to e-mails which are sent to them in the time during the two course dates.

Seminar leader:

Mag.a Cornelia Öfner-Mairhofer
Sprach- und Übersetzungsinstitut Comm'on