Project 2--Bad News Letter(1) (1)example.docx - RWS 290...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

RWS 290 Project 2: Bad-News Letter General Instructions: Choose one of the following prompts to write a Bad News Letter (email message). Indirect Claims l. When Ultimate Fitness Gym opened in your town, you were thrilled. You took advantage of the grand opening deal of a lifetime membership fee of $25 per month. That was three years ago. The gym is building a new facility. You are a little surprised when you receive a letter four months before the new gym's grand opening offering you a new lifetime membership of $39.99 per month. The letter says that previous lifetime memberships will not be valid at the new facility and encourages you to take advantage of this great deal. You're thinking that $39.99 per month is definitely not as great a deal as your current lifetime membership of $25 per month. You wonder why you would pay the increased price when you've already bought what is supposed to be a lifetime membership. You called the gym and were told, 'The 'lifetime' in 'lifetime membership' refers only to the life of your membership in this building. A new building means a new membership, and our new lifetime memberships are $39.99 per month." Your brother, who is an attorney, reads the contract and says even though it does not specify that "lifetime" means the life of the membership in a particular building, it is worded in such a way that the gym can change the terms. This seems like a flimsy explanation for raising your membership. In fact, it seems

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture