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'Call to Action' in Letters
'Call to Action' in Letters
Both business and personal letters may request something of the reader, and this request is usually termed a ‘call to action’....
Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation
Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation
No matter that you've addressed a letter correctly or even if the content is important, interesting or entertaining - all your efforts could be disregarded to one…...
How to Address Someone in a Letter
How to Address Someone in a Letter
How to address someone in a letter. How you're able to be more flexible with an informal letter but need to take extra care with variations when writing a formal…...
How to Write a Memo
How to Write a Memo
when and how you would write a memo and how e-mail has tended to replace the traditional paper memos of yesteryear....
How to Write an Email
How to Write an Email
The pros and cons of writing and sending e-mail, particularly at work. How communication can be instant and useful, and can be dangerous if used inappropriately...
Letter Writing Styles
Letter Writing Styles
how to adapt your writing style depending on whether your letter is informal or formal. How writing 'etiquette' in terms of style, can have a huge impact upon how…...
Planning a Letter
Planning a Letter
How to plan your letter and get things into order before committing it down to paper. Differences between the structure of an informal and formal letter....
Questionnaire: How Well Do You Communicate in a Letter?
Questionnaire: How Well Do You Communicate in a Letter?
It can be hard to judge if you communicate well in a letter. This questionnaire allows readers to test themselves on their clear communication skills, and offers them…...
Questionnaire: Is Your Vocabulary Appropriate for Recipients?
Questionnaire: Is Your Vocabulary Appropriate for Recipients?
Word choice is extremely important to the clarity of a letter and how well it will be understood by a reader. Reflect on your vocabulary choices when writing letters…...
The Layout of a Letter
The Layout of a Letter
Things to consider when writing a letter. General layout and how it should appear to he reader. Different approaches between writing a formal and informal letter....
Writing an Effective Letter of Complaint
Writing an Effective Letter of Complaint
Writing an effective letter of complaint can be tricky. Sticking to one subject, including as many facts as possible, stating the desired resolution, using a polite,…...
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