Cumulative Editing Quiz #3
1. Her new computer is definitely more faster than her previous computer.
2. Max said that he felt badly that he missed his appointment with you and myself.
3. Neither the managers nor the union are hap
Francis Thomas Devere
BBA-305W (1141-7105) BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (Spring 2014 S16)
Cumulative Editing Quiz 5
3/2/14 12:40 AM
Submitted 3/2/14 12:41 AM
Due Date 3/6/14 11:59 PM
Attempt Score Grade not avai
Cumulative Editing Quiz 2
1. The production cost and the markup of each item is important in calculating the sale
2. Sheila acts as if she was the manager, but we know she is not.
3. The committee are recons
7.10 Customer Bad News: The StairClimber or the LifeStep?
You are delighted to receive a large order from Greg Waller at New Bodies Gym. This order
includes two Lifecycle Trainers (at $1,295 each), four Pro Abdominal Boards (at $295 each),
three Tunturi M
October 30, 2014
1. Mark Zuckerberg worked for years to build Facebook; However, it was years before the
company made a profit.
2. E-businesses have always been risky, online companies seem to disappear as quickly
November 2, 2014
1. I wonder whether President Jackson invited our marketing vice president to join the
upcoming three-hour training session.
2. Our sales manager said that your attending the two-day seminar is fin
Writing Improvement Exercises
16. To help us process your order with our new database software, we need you to go to this
Web site and fill out the required customer information.
To have your orders processed more
7.1 Request Refusal: Nuptials Nixed at Napa Inn
Revise the following poorly written letter that turns down the request of a bride-to-be seeking to
reserve the Napa Valley Inn as a venue for her wedding. Start 1 inch from the top so that the
date is 2 inch
Editing Challenge 6. The following letter has problems with spelling, proofreading, comma
use, verbs, and other writing techniques you have studied. You may (a) use standard
proofreading marks (see Appendix B) to correct the errors here or (b) download th
A. Supervisor Ed is tempted to deliver his negative feedback of a team
member by e-mail.
Instead of emailing him about the negative feedback the supervisor should
confront the employee in person and solve the probl
Editing Challenge 4. The following e-mail has problems with flabby expressions, long lead-ins,
there is/are fillers, redundancies, trite business phrases, and other writing techniques you have
studied. Your instructor may ask you to (a) print the message
1. Jimmy, a well-known office clown, is telling off-color jokes while others are
discussing the business at hand.
I would advise Jimmy that this is nor the time or place to tell jokes and to please refrain from
them or leav
6.4 Direct Request: Pamper Palace Spa Worries About Duplicate Charges
As an assistant to Donna K. Lilly, the busy proprietor of Pamper Palace Spa in Weymouth,
Massachusetts, you have been asked to draft an e-mail to Virtual Treasures asking about an
NOW YOU WILL HAVE TO HAVE A CENGAGE ACCOUNT WITH A PASSWORD. SO BE
SURE TO SET THIS UP AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SEMESTER
Aug 25 - Sep 1 All this weeks assignments must be submitted by Sep 1. See syllabus for the
policy and consequences of late assignments.
October 31, 2014
1. Mark Zuckerberg worked for years to build Facebook; however, it
was years before the company made a profit.
2. E-businesses have always been risky; online companies seem to disappear
Editing Challenge 5. The following e-mail has problems in proofreading, conversational tone,
buried verbs, organization, list parallelism, and the subject line. Your instructor may ask you to
(a) print the message as shown and edit it with handwritten pro
Cumulative Editing Quiz #1
1. Neither the citys nor the countys would take responsibility for there budget overruns.
2. Can we keep this matter just between you and I?
3. Only a few attornies still have private sec
Editing Challenge 7. The following letter has problems with spelling, word choice, wordiness,
proofreading, comma use, grammar, and other writing techniques you have studied.
Your instructor may ask you to (a) print the message as shown and edit it with
Editing Challenge 3. The following letter has faults in verbs, spelling, proofreading, sentence
structure, parallelism, and other writing techniques studied in this chapter. Your instructor may
ask you to (a) print the message as shown and edit it with ha
Editing Challenge 2. The following e-mail message has errors in spelling, proofreading, verbs,
plural nouns, pronouns, and other writing techniques studied in this chapter. Your instructor may
ask you to (a) print the message as shown and edit it with han
October 17, 2014
Jeffrey B. Swartz
2971 East Oak Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
Dear Mr. Swartz:
I feel flattered that you have appointed me as the main event coordinator for the volunteering
program. Planning and coordinating the program will
6.20 Adjustment: Refund for Duplicate Shipment and Charges Granted
Aubrey Gordy at Gift Shoppe Wholesale is terribly swamped, and in his despair he asks you to
write an adjustment e-mail to Great Stuff owner Barbara DiDonato. Great Stuff of Norfolk,
There are eight parts of speech. I will name all eight below and give a definition and sentence:
Verb: A verb expresses an Action or State.
Sentence: Cengage Brain is a web site.
Noun: A noun is a Person, Place or
The Communication Process and Communication Strategies
Selecting a Medium
Dynamics of Organizational Communication
Cuyahoga Community College
Business & Technology Unit
CRN 81998 DL
CRN 82619 DL
Instructor: Don Busi
Office: By appointment
7.8 Claim Denial: SorrySmokers Must Pay
Recently, the Century Park Hotel embarked on a two-year plan to provide enhanced value and
improved product quality to its guests. It always strives to exceed guest expectations. As part of
this effort, Century Park
Absenteeism in Todays Business
My place of employment is plagued with excessive absenteeism which can be contributed to a lack of
motivation. The organization offers a generous amount of vacation or personal time each year t
Huckleberry Finn is a message to all about the ills of slavery and how Huck was able to tell his
story through Americas painful contradiction of racism and segregation in a free and equal
society therefore it is a good book.
*No one can prove its a good b
DATE: October 17, 2014
TO: Cuyahoga Community Colleges Universitys Dean of Student Affairs
FROM: Kieshla Claudio
SUBJECT: Appointment to Discuss a Suitable Suits Program
As students prepare to enter the job market, interview skills become increasingly imp