Business Communications Class Ethan Chazin Week 5

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Business Communications Class Ethan Chazin Week 5

  1. 1. CABCAB0002/010002/01 BizCommsBizComms Class #5Class #5
  2. 2. Choose a writing style
  3. 3. • Base your writing style on your overall communication strategy. • Your relationship with the audience. • Context: use cold and indifferent to an audience of academics, researchers, accountants but be engaging and humorous for teaching students. • The very nature of the message. Choosing a writing styleChoosing a writing style
  4. 4. http://www.helium.com/items/730169-how-to-choose-a-writing-style
  5. 5. • Formal versus informal • Passive versus assertive • Be careful of industry jargon • Practice brevity: be CONCISE • Munter (pgs 82-83) Macro-writingMacro-writing checklist: – Do your ideas connect together? – Does your opening engage? – Does you close effectively? Choosing your styleChoosing your style
  6. 6. http://peterstekel.com/PDF-HTML/Kurt%20Vonnegut%20advice%20to%20writers.htm
  7. 7. K.I.S.S
  8. 8. http://howtowritebetter.net/does-your-writing-style-really-matter/
  9. 9. RESOURCESRESOURCES

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