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How plain English works for business
by Office of Consumer Affairs, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, DC
Written in English
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of Commerce. Office of Consumer Affairs.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 102 p. :|
|Number of Pages||102|
In The Plain English Approach to Business Writing, Edward Bailey--who spent twenty years working in the bastions of bureaucratese--offers readers a powerful new communications tool. Written for busy professionals who want to improve the quality and clarity of their own (or their staff's) writing style, this no-nonsense guide is an indispensable. After reading The Oxford Guide to Plain English, I cannot read official letters--from the local government and the insurance companies--in the same way. Martin Cutts does an excellent job of reminding the reader that the best form of communication is direct, reader-centric and playful. For this achievement, this book deserves four stars/5(29).
Books shelved as business-english: New International Business English Teacher's Book by Leo Jones, English for Business Communication Student's Book by S. Table of contents for Law (in plain English) for small business / by Leonard D. DuBoff. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated .
As is the nature of small business, one of the essentials skills you must learn is the speed factor. You need to get your message across quickly and in a way that is easy to understand. This is where the principles of plain language come into play. What Does Plain Language Mean? Plain language means keeping your writing clear and succinct. Rudolf Flesch, How to Write Plain English: A Book for Lawyers and Consumers (). How Plain English Works for Business: Twelve Case Studies (U.S. Dep't of Commerce, Office of Consumer Affairs, ). Ernest Gowers, The Complete Plain Words (Sidney Greenbaum & Janet Whitcut eds., 3d ed. ). Robert D. Eagleson, Writing in Plain English .
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How Plain English Works for Business: Twelve Case Studies. Office of Consumer Affairs, Washington, DC. Detailing the false starts, uncertainty, and internal questioning that occur as companies organize and manage language simplification projects, the 12 case studies contained in the two sections of this book reveal how some business.
Jan Bowen has been described by the Australian Financial Review as the “high priestess of the move to demystify the law”.Jan is Managing Director of Plain English Communications, a Sydney-based company she founded twenty years ago; she is a passionate advocate of the need to communicate in language that readers will understand, want to read and can relate to.
using plain English and filing documents with the SEC that others can study, use, and improve upon. With the SEC’s plain English rules in place, every prospectus will have its cover page, summary, and risk factors in plain English. The benefits of plain English abound. Investors will be. Get this from a library.
How plain English works for business: twelve case studies. [United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Consumer Affairs.;]. Pithy and entertaining, Bailey points out all the dos and don'ts of plain English. He then illustrates them with examples drawn from a wide array of sources, including business documents, technical manuals, trade publications like Consumer Reports, and the works of writers such as Russell Baker and John D.
MacDonald. From the basics to the fine Cited by: 7. The Plain English Approach to Business Writing is an excellent writing resource. Author Edward Bailey succinctly describes ways to improve your business writing in a direct, no-nonsense manner, one that everybody can follow.
No complex rules here, just proven principles that work. Highly, highly, recommended.4/5(6). How Plain English Works for Business: Twelve Case Studies, Volume 1 Office of Consumer Affairs, U.S.
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Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Plain English is a style of writing that enables the reader to understand the message the first time they read it. It uses short, clear sentences and everyday words without unnecessary jargon. To use plain English, you may need to edit your writing several times over, or even ask someone else to read it for you.
It’s a plain English introduction to rocket science. I would highly recommend it if you want to absorb all the basic facts about rocketry and space travel." (Brian Clegg, PopularScience, June, ) "Lucy Rogers’ book It’s Only Rocket Science: An Introduction in Plain English tries to demystify what is a notoriously complicated.
Containers sound so simple. We know what the word means: It’s something that you use to hold stuff. Just do a Google image search: The top visual explainer is a shipping container. This translates reasonably well to a software context: A container is still essentially something that we put stuff in; in this case, the “stuff” is an application’s code as well as.
The full text of The Essential Handbook For Business Writing ( pages) is designed to offer a lesson on every page. Instructions are brief, examples are plentiful, and learning is instant. Written from the experience and perspective of a long-time teacher of English, the text is devised to make learning the skills ofFile Size: 1MB.
Plain English ensures that people can understand what you’re saying – and, in business, it’s important that all colleagues feel included as part of the team. Let’s be clear though, it’s not about making things boring – it’s about maximising the number of.
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Plain English is rapidly becoming the global standard for business writing. There are many different writing styles – formal, informal, narrative fiction, journalistic, academic and so on.
Which one you choose depends on why you’re writing and who your reader is, but for most everyday tasks such as writing letters or reports, plain English. A Plain English Guide to Cryptocurrency is a book made specifically for people who want to understand the new digital coins but are having a hard time with the terminologies.
Words you haven't heard before like cryptography, ripple, halve, hash, block, encryption, radeon, dogecoin, ico, and other terms will make your brain bleed. After enumerating the benefits that the use of plain English can generate for both organizations and the general public, this digest outlines the plain English movement by (1) describing how the consumer movements in the s influenced federal and state legislation to ensure readability of government and business documents; (2) examining how Author: Jacqueline M.
Dorney. PLAIN LANGUAGE That's the next point. Plain English has a literary heritage of its own, the Attic style, as Bryan Garner has ex-plained It is the style of .Book value The value of a fixed asset, such as a building or machine, after depreciation, as recorded in an organisation’s accounts Books of account Books that a business must keep to record its financial transactions accurately Booking fee to book something, for example a concert or plane ticket, to cover a company’s administrative costs Bb BbFile Size: KB.Edward P.
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