Communication for the Workplace

Communication for the Workplace : An Integrated Language Approach (NetEffect Series)

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For courses in Business Communication and Business Writing.Using a developmental, hands-on approach, this text/workbook helps students master the basic English skills that are essential to write effective business correspondence, to recognize language errors, and to develop decision-making and problem-solving skills. Its step-by-step focus and unique industry-specific format encourages students to review, reinforce, and apply their knowledge in situations that relate directly to the workplace. From the very beginning of the book, students are continually involved in the learning process through a wide variety of drills, exercises, case problems, and assessment activities that help them progress from a novice level of writing to a stage where they are confident in expressing their ideas.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 365 pages
  • 175.3 x 223.5 x 22.9mm | 521.64g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • illustrations, index
  • 0130826685
  • 9780130826688

Table of contents

1. Banking on Good Sentence Structure. 2. Insuring 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 Correct Hyphens and Numbers. 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.show more