Presentation on theme: "E-mail. Today you will: Learn about how an e-mail is processed once it has been sent Learn some advantages and disadvantages of using e-mail Learn how."— Presentation transcript:
Today you will: Learn about how an e-mail is processed once it has been sent Learn some advantages and disadvantages of using e-mail Learn how to use e-mail correctly Learn how to prepare and send e-mails for different purposes
What does E-mail stand for? Electronic mail Why do people use E-mail?
What do you need to send an E –mail? Computer! Internet Connection and Internet service provider (ISP) Mail Client software e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Oregano An e – mail address e.g. name@service_provider.co.uk
What happens when an e-mail is sent? The message is transmitted via the Internet to the ISP. The ISP store your message on their “File server” As soon as the person that you have sent the message to logs on thy can retrieve their messages from the File server using their own e-mail client
To summarise… Write Message and Send Message stored on File server Person who you sent message to checks mail
What is good about E-mail? Send messages instantly Very cheap (you don’t have to buy a stamp) You can send the same message to a large number of people
What is bad about e-mail? Junk mail Sometimes people don’t check their mail often enough, so urgent messages are read too late Not everyone has an e-mail address
Tasks: Have a go at sending each other an e – mail!
And Finally: What do you need to send an e-mail? Give 2 advantages of using e-mail Give 2 disadvantages