Do you want "lie," "lay," "laying," or "lying"? This article contains memory aids to help you learn to choose the right word.Lay ~ Place something down flat.Lie ~ A person or thing reclines.Examples:I lay the book down.A hen lays eggs.A crane lays a steel beam on the ground.I lie down to sleep.The dog lies on his bed.I like to lie Read More . . .
This article explains how to write a clear, effective business email. When you apply these methods, you will write more quickly and confidently, knowing your emails will be so well written you always get the response you want. Formatting tips and best practices are in the explanation below the following email. Example Email To: Larry, Tom, Susan, Bree, and Read More . . .
This article explains how to write a letter containing bad news or an apology. These are letters containing some bad news that probably will not be received well by the reader, or they contain an apology for some issue. Don’t try to soften the bad news by leaving out important messages or consequences, even if they are negative. Instead, create Read More . . .
This guide will help you understand when to use “me,” “myself,” and “I” and will give you memory aids to help you recall the rules later.When to Use “I”Use “I” when the “I” is the subject of the sentence. Usually, that means “I” begins the sentence or follows introductory words that are not the main sentence.Examples:I asked for his resume.After Read More . . .
This simple guide will help you capitalize words in titles and headings correctly. The three major style guides, The Chicago Manual of Style, The Associated Press Stylebook, and the MLA Handbook have the same guidelines, with two exceptions. This guide explains the common rules and those that differ among the stylebooks. For the most part, if you identify the words Read More . . .
What i.e. and e.g. stand for e.g. ~ the abbreviation for the Latin words exempli gratia meaning “for example” or “such as.” i.e. ~ the abbreviation for the Latin words id est, meaning “that is” or “in other words.” Memory aids to help you remember e.g. ~ “for example.” Remember “eg-zample” with "eg" at the beginning to see whether Read More . . .
Electronic Workplace 04/22/2002 You Are What You Email By Paula Santonocito Has email had its day? Is it possible that it may turn out to be the bane of the modern office environment? While its ease resulted in a multitude of messages, the convenience of it has spawned a style of correspondence previously shunned in the workplace. Some call Read More . . .
The perfect combination of courses with grammar training and learning how to write clear, well-organized business documents In-depth, individualized grammar course focusing on language , punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, word usage, and writing business documents Business writing course contains four writing sample examinations and twelve practice business writing activities Basic grammar course goes through several writing samples to identify Read More . . .
The perfect combination of courses for polishing English language usage and learning how to write clear, well-organized business documents In-depth, individualized language and grammar course Business writing course contains four writing sample business writing examinations and twelve practice writing activities English language and grammar course goes through several writing samples to identify and provide individualized training Instructor provides individual Read More . . .
Combines grammar course and business writing training Contains training in the major business grammar rules Teaches the best practices for business writing Instructor is a college of business PhD professor Extensive feedback and coaching on business writing and grammar Clear, easily understood business writing lessons Three business writing examinations Grammar training pre-tests and post-tests to test grammar knowledge and Read More . . .
More training exercises and instructor feedback than the Business Writing Essentials course Training for all business writing: emails, memos, letters, reports, and other business documents Four business writing sample evaluations with instructor feedback Twelve business writing activities with instructor coaching Dozens of interactive exercises to help you learn the business writing skills PhD college of business instructor Extensive feedback Read More . . .
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The Legal Proofreading course was developed with the assistance of a large law firm that wanted an online, self-pacing course for training its paralegal and legal staff. The Legal Proofreading course's focus is on being able to identify usage errors (grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure) as well as errors unique to legal documents, such as citations and consistent Read More . . .
The Writing Online Copy for Webpages course teaches the skills required for writing webpages that promote products and services. If you are interested in writing webpages that are interesting and informative, but do not sell products or services, the course BWC427 Writing Informative Websites will be better for you. This course on writing websites uses two of the foremost Read More . . .
Since 1997, the Business Writing Center has provided business writing courses to business writers from over 7,000 companies around the world. During the last 12 years, the Center has identified the best business writing practices businesspeople are using that have an impact on readers, based on the Center's business writing courses. This article describes the 21 best practices for Read More . . .