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Write as you talk Short sentences No “designer babble” Be specific Use active form Don’t forget people Know what you want to say

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-Heading: To, From, Date, Subject -Bottom line introduction paragraph -Supporting paragraphs

COVER LETTER

Styles, voice Audience Informal Clients Mid-Level Co-Workers Formal Enthusiasts Purposes Yourself Inform Social Context Persuade Everyday Express Work Entertain School Record Public Genres Memo Cover Letter Essay Proposal

-Information of sender -Information of receiver: Be specific -Formal introduction: bottom line -Short and simple ESSAY -Not just a bunch paragraphs: No redundancy of text -Formal -Graphics speak salutation: Sign to topic it! -Topic should mean something to audience: Important question -Keep points short and clear

-Always introduce the citation. -State to the audience your intent. -Three strategies: Summary: Short, concise review of the work Paraphrasing: State key idea of work Direct Quote: Use high impact words and introduce quote

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