Writing and Speaking at Work

Writing and Speaking at Work

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This book emphasizes the practical aspects of writing and speaking for the world of work. It avoids unnecessary theoretical matters, giving useful, concrete advice that both undergraduate and graduate students can apply immediately.*Recognizes the computer has revolutionized business writing and speaking*Focuses directly on the two most important communication skills that people in business need - writing and speaking*Teaches students how to write with a straightforward, plain-English styleshow more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 175.26 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 136.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 0130807311
  • 9780130807311

Table of contents

I. WRITING. 1. What Is Good Writing? 2. Developing a Good Style. 3. Using Examples and Comparisons. 4. Making Your Page Look Inviting. 5. Making Your Main Point Easy to Find. 6. Illustrating Your Ideas. 7. Getting Beyond the Period and Comma. 8. Learning Commonsense Rules. 9. Preparing a Resume and Cover Letter. 10. Documenting Your Sources. II. SPEAKING. 11. What is Business Speaking? 12. Using Good Techniques of Delivery. 13. Developing a Clear Structure. 14. Choosing and Designing Visual Aids. 15. Giving a Presentation Using Transparencies. 16. Giving a Presentation Using a Computer. 17. Rehearsing, Setting up, and Overcoming Nervousness. Appendix A: Final Project. Appendix B: Formats for Letters and Memos. Appendix C: Sample Papers. Index.show more

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