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Business English: Writing in the Workplace, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Blanche Ettinger, Edda L. Perfetto

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 4, 2008

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For courses in Business Communications and Business Writing.

 

Communication for the Workplace, 4th Edition focuses on the fundamentals of written communication within the context of workplace situations. This book discusses basic problems in written communication (good sentence structure, accurate punctuation, and effective mechanics and spelling) and encourages students to develop their own writing skills. Using a hands-on, concise approach, it helps students progress from a novice level of writing to a stage where they are confident in their communication skills. An abundance of business writing samples, activities and cases are included from a variety of fields such as banking, telecommunications, real estate, health care and more!

Table of Contents

1.      Banking on Good Sentence Structure

2.      Ensuring Subject-Verb Agreement

3.      Investing in Subject-Verb Agreement

4.      Telecommunicating with Verbs

5.      Lots of Commas in Real Estate

6.      Maintaining Healthy complex Sentences

7.      Retailing Commas in Words, Phrases, and Clauses

8.      Check-in with the Semicolon

9.      Marketing Possessives

10.  Traveling with Colons and Pronouns

11.  Governing Quotations

12.  Help Wanted: Applying Hyphens and Numbers Correctly

 

APPENDIX A: ANSWER KEYS BY CHAPTER

APPENDIX B: MODEL DOCUMENTS

APPENDIX C: ADDRESSING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

APPENDIX D: POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS

APPENDIX E: PROOFREADERS’ MARKS

APPENDIX F: PERSONAL DICTIONARY

 

INDEX

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Business English: Writing in the Workplace, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$47.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501827-9