Fall Business Writing Basics

Fall Business - Due Objective Purpose Format Audience SafeAssign Week of September 6 To review common business writing errors to modify tone or

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Due: Week of September 6 Objective: To review common business writing errors; to modify tone or delivery of messages for more effective business writing. Purpose: To inform, to persuade Format: Handwritten or typed on homework sheet Audience: Various Audiences SafeAssign: No
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BUSINESS WRITING BASICS DIRECTIONS: Read the examples for clarification on each issue and then re-write the sentences or phrases to correct the error. NOTE: We will have time to answer your questions in class; for homework, please just provide your best guess if you are unsure of an answer. Sender or I/We focus vs. Audience or You Focus Ex.: Our warranty becomes effective only when we receive an owner’s registration. Your warranty begins working for you as soon as you return your owner’s registration. I have scheduled your vacation to begin July 1. I give my permission for you to attend the two-day workshop. We shipped your order by UPS, and we are sure it will arrive in time for the sales promotion on May 15. We will reimburse you for all travel expenses. We are pleased to announce that we have selected you to join our trainee program. Negative vs. Positive Language Ex.: We will withhold payment until you complete the job satisfactorily. When the job is completed satisfactorily, you will receive payment.
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course SOM 301 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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Fall Business - Due Objective Purpose Format Audience SafeAssign Week of September 6 To review common business writing errors to modify tone or

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