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In: Digital skills

What you’ll learn...

  • What Gmail is and why it is useful
  • How to start a free email account with Gmail
  • How to send and receive emails
  • How to organize emails so you can find them later

Course description

This course has lessons and activities to help you understand how to use a free email service from Google. The service is called Gmail. You’ll learn how to start an email account. You’ll also learn how to send emails, read and reply to emails that you receive, and organize your emails so that you can find them later. It will work best if you do this course on a desktop or a laptop computer.

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In this course, we’ll:

  • Learn what Gmail is and why it is useful
  • Learn how to start a free email account with Gmail
  • Practice using Gmail to send and receive emails
  • Explore other ways that Gmail can help you organize your emails

This course is made possible through a collaboration with Youth Empowering Parents. This project has been partly funded by the Government of Canada through the Digital Literacy Exchange Program. To learn more about the program, please visit the ABC Connect for Learning website.

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