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Business Communication

To be successful in the business world, you must be able to create messages and presentations that are

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Monica lost a promotion due to poor writing skills. Which phase of the writing process should she most focus on to demonstrate better writing skills?

revising and proofreading

Good business writing is concise. Concise means that the writing

avoids the use of redundant phrases

Due to the fact that is a flabby phrase that could be written more concisely as


In the near future is a flabby expression that could be written more concisely as


I am writing this letter to inform you that is an example of

a long lead-in

It is important to avoid long lead-ins because

the reader is delayed from reaching the meaning of the sentence.

Which of the following sentences is most effective?

your account is now up-to-date

Which of the following is a redundant expression?

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Katelyn is writing a letter to thank a potential employer for her job interview. Which of these sentences contains modern expressions Katelyn should use?

I am confident that my education has prepared me well for the medical technician position.

The dangers of using slang in business writing include

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Which of the following sentences avoids clichés?

Please encourage your department members to join the health club

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