Fundamentals of business writing - 2. BUS 340 – Business Communication M Wahidul Islam Summer 2014. Recap. “knowing your audience”. “choosing words”. Sentences. Using short sentences Emphasis in sentence Giving sentences Unity Wording Sentences logically. Using short sentences.
BUS 340 – Business Communication
M Wahidul Islam
“knowing your audience”
Regardless of their seniority or union affiliation, all employees whose hope to be promoted are expected to continue their education either by enrolling in the special courses to be offered by the company, which are scheduled to be given after working hours beginning next Wednesday, or by taking online courses selected from a list, which may be seen on the company portal.
Regardless of their seniority or union affiliation, all employees who hope to be promoted are expected to continue their education in either of the two ways.
1) They may enroll in special courses to be given by the company. 2) they may take approved online courses selected from the list on the company portal.
Along the lines of
At the present time
For the purpose of
For the reason that
Because | Since
In accordance with
In very few cases
Rarely | Seldom
With regards to / With reference to
In the event that payment is not made by January, operations will cease
If payment is not made by January, operations will stop.
No Surplus Words
It will be noted that the records for the past years show a steady increase in special appropriations.
The records for the past years show a steady increase in special appropriations.
Short sentences - Economizing on words : Roundabout Constructions
The union is reviewing the seniority provision of the contract
The union is involved in the task of reviewing the seniority provision of the contract
We must assemble together at 10:30 AM in the morning
We must assemble at 10:30 AM
At present time we are conducting two clinics
We are conducting two clinics now
We should plan in advance for the future
We should plan for the future
The main building was inspected on October 1. Mr. George Wills inspected the building. Mr. wills is a vice president of the company. He found that the building has 6500 square feet of floor space. He also found that it has 2,400 square feet of storage space. The new store must have a minimum of 6000 square feet of floor space. It must have 2000 square feet of storage space. Thus, the main building exceeds the space requirements for the new store. Therefore, Mr. Wills concluded that the main building is adequate for company’s needs.
Our territory in the southern half of the state, and our salespeople cannot cover is thoroughly
Our territory is the southern half of the state. Our salespeople cannot cover it thoroughly
Our New York offices, considered plush in the 1990s but now badly in need of renovation, as is the case with most offices that have not been maintained, have been abandoned.
Considered plush in the 1990s, our New York offices have not been maintained properly. As they badly need repair, we have abandoned them.
Some activities that the company participates in are affordable housing, conservation of parks and litter control.
Some causes the company supports are affordable housing, conservation of parks and litter control.
As for time management, he is a master of multitasking
As far as time management, he is a master of multitasking
Believing the price would drop, we instructed the purchasing agents not to buy
Believing the price would drop, the purchasing agents were instructed not to buy
Believing the price would drop, the purchasing agents decided not to buy
The company shows their support by giving donations, giving free materials and volunteering at the local schools.
The company shows their support through yearly donations, giving free materials and their employee volunteer at the local schools.