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Table Of Contents

Introduction
What You Will Learn
Nouns
Parts of Speech (cont’d)
Pronouns
Verbs
Adjectives
Adverbs
Prepositions
Conjunctions
Sentence Structure
Types of Sentences
Phrases
Things to Remember About Clauses and Phrases
Put Main Idea in Main Clause
Use Simple Sentence Structure
Use Parallel Construction
Avoid Sentence Fragments
Articles With Acronyms
Units of Measure
Degree Symbol
Plurals
English and Metric Units
Period With Units of Measure
Standards
Grammar and Punctuation
Syntax and Usage
Capitalization
Punctuation in Technical Writing
Nomenclature
Clarity and Comprehension
Controls and Indicators
Switches
Pots and Selector Switches
Lights and LEDs
Readouts and Meters
Verify That
Technical Writing Style
Active Voice
Clarity and Conciseness
Introductory Clause
“It” as a Subject
One Action per Procedural Step
Procedural Steps
Line Length and Margins
Table Format
Figure Format
Warnings, Cautions, and Notes
Reading
Identifying the Audience
Greetings . . . or, “Hello-o-o-o?”
The Checklist Method
Why Bother?
Business Writing “Tone”
Defining Tone
Formal Tone
Informal Tone
informal tone:
Expressing Enthusiasm
Conveying Negative Information
The Importance of Brevity
E-Mail Correspondence and Interoffice Memorandums
E-Mail
Interoffice Memorandums
The Formal Business Letter
Tone
Letter Format
Letter Content
The Internal Report
Report Style
Report Structure
The External Proposal
Proposal Content
Boiler Plate Material
Proposal Writing as “Writing”
Editing and Graphic Design
Presentations
The Presentation as a Piece of Writing
Characteristics of Presentations
A Presentation as Live Theatre
Presentation Delivery
Using Humor
Index
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Technical and Business Writing for Working Professionals

Technical and Business Writing for Working Professionals

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