ERIC Number: ED127443
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
Letterwriting for Secretaries. Student Manual.
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Training.
Designed for a 6-day training session, this manual includes a 27-item reading list of references for letterwriting (five of them government publications), detailed instruction, and nine examples of good letters. Examples and exercises are provided on how to write as you talk, good and poor opening sentences, coherence, transitions and linking ideas, sentence strength and tone, use of simpler and more conversational words and phrases, and active-passive voice. Other topics covered include brevity, weak sentences, and use of semicolons. (HD)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Training.