technical_correspondence

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Technical  Correspondence Dr. Jonathan Arnett  WRIT 3140: Technical Writing 
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Major Types of Correspondence Memos formal usually short internal  communication Emails formal or informal usually short internal or external  communication Letters formal short or long dated and signed  in ink semi-contractual  document external  communication often accompanies  other formal  documents
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Strategies for Writing All Three Project a “You Attitude” Use an appropriate tone Write a brief, purposeful introduction Base the paragraphs on topical content Address the four necessary elements Use short paragraphs Suggest action in the conclusion
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Project a “You Attitude” Look at the situation from the reader’s POV Identify what you and the reader both  want/need Explain how the reader will benefit
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