Business English: A Complete Guide to Developing an Effective Business Writing Style

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Barron's Educational Series, 2004 - Business & Economics - 356 pages
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This updated edition provides clear, concise instruction on every form of business writing, from traditional business letters to e-mail and other electronic communications. Pointing out that effective business English begins with mastering grammar and sentence structure, the author presents a brush-up course on the basics of correct usage. Second to grammatical correctness, the biggest challenge in preparing business documents is achieving an appropriate business style that conveys the writer's message succinctly without resorting to stilted, overly formal language. The author advises on how to achieve a natural tone, and to avoid meaningless jargon. She follows up with good examples of model business letters, r©sum©s, employment letters, interoffice memos, news releases, and business reports. Additional features include exercises with answers and a glossary of business terms.
 

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Contents

SENTENCE COMPLETERS
17
SUBJECTVERB AGREEMENT
43
VERB FORMS
63
PRONOUNS
89
ADVANCED SENTENCE STRUCTURE
107
MECHANICS
127
BUSINESS STYLE
157
LETTER FORMAT
173
COMPLAINTS CLAIMS AND ADJUSTMENTS
223
SALES AND PUBLIC RELATIONS LETTERS
233
SOCIAL BUSINESS LETTERS
243
EMPLOYMENT CORRESPONDENCE
253
INHOUSE CORRESPONDENCE
273
NEWS RELEASES
279
BUSINESS REPORTS AND PROPOSALS
283
Part Three
305

REQUEST LETTERS
187
REPLIES
193
CREDIT AND COLLECTION LETTERS
211
SENTENCE STRUCTURE
317
INDEX
353
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