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  • 1. Writing Section 10.1: Using Written Communication For Personal Purposes Taking Charge: Chapter 10 © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 2. Written Communication
    • We use written communication every day
      • Email
      • Thank you notes
      • Personal business letters
    © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 3. Casual Email
    • Don’t use all caps
    • Use emoticons to reveal expressions
    • Use blind carbon copy (BCC) tag to send forwards like jokes or chain letters
    © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 4. Casual Email (cont.)
    • Don’t believe everything people forward to you
    • Practice the 24-hour rule when you’re upset
    © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 5. Business Letters
    • At times you will need to send formally written business letters
    • The appropriate format will show you are serious
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  • 6. Letter Format
    • Date
    • Sender’s address
    • Inside address
    • Salutation
    • Body
    • Closing salutation
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  • 7. Certified Mail
    • When you need proof you sent a certain letter
      • Financial matters
      • To settle a dispute
    • You can track the progress of the letter over the Internet
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  • 8. Certified Mail (cont.)
    • For example:
    • If you need to settle a financial dispute within a certain time period, certified mail is proof of when the letter was sent and that it was actually sent
    © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 9. Further Reflection
    • When is written communication more important than verbal communication?
    • What did you learn from this chapter that you think will help with your written communication?
    © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 10. Additional Resources
    • Writing Email
    • http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/e-text/e-mail.htm
    • Proofreading & Editing http:// www.lrcom.com/tips/proofreading_editing.htm
    © 2010 TSTC Publishing