Business Writing fundamentals
Business Writing fundamentals 21027
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Katie Thedford on Friday September 9, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 21027 at Fort Lewis College taught by Kaori Takano in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Business in BA 110-5H at Fort Lewis College.
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Date Created: 09/09/16
Business Writing Fundamentals Purpose- To perform or persuade with facts Effective writing- Analyze the reader Organize the message Point reader to next step Make reader feel important !0 “C’s” or writing- Complete- necessary information Concise- fewest number of words Clear- message makes sense Conversational- uses common language Courteous- tone is positive Correct- All elements are accurate Coherent- the ideas connect Considerate- the appearance is appealing Concrete- specifics are given Credible- viable sources are given Planning Plan-write-revise 1.Identify the reader 2.Identify the purpose 3.Determine level of detail needed 4.Determine the language Pronouns “I” is used as a subject after a linking verb “me” is used as an object of preposition “myself” is used as an intensifier Possessive Pronouns “its” signals possession “It’s” signifies it is Agreement of number Singular Plural Adjectives and adverbs Adverbs- describe action words Adjectives- follow linking words Punctuation Comma o Separates two ideas Semicolon o Separates two complete sentences Colon o Signifies that something is following Apostrophe o Singular possessive “guest’s” o Plural possessive “guests” Types of thinking Deductive o General principals to specific conclusions Inductive o Specific principals to general conclusions
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