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Hello *teachers name* (first name if your at college, mrs so and so if its sixth form)

Just a quick message to say blah de blah

Thanks

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I normally go
Hello
rest of email
if I am emailing a teacher for the first time, or one I'm not on that good terms with. But to my English teacher who is the one I mainly email I say Hi/Hey (with Mrs A or her once first name when she signed with it) and she says the same back.

Really? I don't think it matters at all!
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Hi [if teacher laid back] / Dear [if not so much] (Name) [first or full depending on how you address them at school],

(Message)

Many thanks/Regards [as appropriate]

(Your first name)
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I always put 'Dear (whatever their first name is). Since thats how they email me.
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I put 'Hi (teachers first name)'
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(Original post by SAK.A)
Why are you anon on this?
His teacher is hidden in this thread.
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If you don't know them very well,

Mrs Smith,
jhjashdaskjbcadsfsaf
Regards, Sarah King

If you do get on well with them,

Hi/Hello
ksadaskjdhlskcdsca
Thanks! Sarah King


But you really don't need to worry to much about it- unless you're like 'yo, *****' I doubt they'll care, or even notice.
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'wassupppp hooomieeee!'
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Sup bbz.
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Whenever I email my physics teacher I'm like 'Hey Mike...' - think he might be a tad laid back...

Honestly though I'd just start it with 'Hi Mrs Brown...' and get straight to the point. I'm fairly sure they won't care as long as it's not 'ite blud'.
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I usually put 'Hiya sir/miss' and end it 'Ta very much, Jane x'
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Sup' teach.


But seriously, if it's your head of department Dear, anyone else use Hello in the initial email, you'll find that as the conversation goes on it'll move to hi, then just to a message and a name at the end, depending on how nice your lecturer is, normally they just want you to be respectful in the initial email.

Saying that my course leader replies to emails from his blackberry, so tends to reply in all caps and sometimes in text speak, as long as you've spoken to him before. I was a bit thrown when he replied to my email and used the term "Brill..."
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I was thinking about this a couple of days ago actually, sat staring blankly at the new email webpage, wondering how to start.

But yeah, depends on the teacher. Mostly, I just start it with their name, and they always reply to me with "Hi Mathew."
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I would say

Hi,

Here's the work you want.

Thanks,
Anon.
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I used to write hey.
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I just put the teachers name and a comma and then launch into whatever I need to send.
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I just start with 'Hi [their name] followed by the message.

Writing 'Dear Mrs/Mr...' sounds too formal for a short email. :
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'Yo teach.'
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Just say Hello.
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Depends on how well you know the teacher. If you'd call them by their first name:

Hi (firstname),

and if you wouldn't:

Dear Mr/Mrs/Miss...,
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