The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking

The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking

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The Key to Effective Communication This is the essential, practical book for anyone who wants to improve their written and spoken language skills. It provides advice, tips, and ideas to help you communicate better in a wide range of everyday situations. John Seely gives clear guidance and practical pointers to cope with the following situations: Communicating successfully in everyday life Writing in business: letters, faxes, reports, email Writing in education: essays, papers, dissertations Applying for a job: successful CVs and covering letters, preparing for interviews Meetings and presentations: chairing meetings, planning the agenda, giving persuasive presentations Dealing with the Media: press releases, media interviews Getting your message across effectively Understanding the needs of your audience: pitching your message Time and place: dealing with organizations, institutions, and individuals Using correct English Good grammar, punctuation, and spelling: writing better and avoiding mistakes Increased wordpower: finding words, appropriate language Efficient planning and writing The starting point: planning and researching Getting it on paper: drafting, writing, revising Presentation: effective design, using technology
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000, c1998.
ISBN: 9780192801098
Branch Call Number: 808/.06/Seely 6173cg 1
Characteristics: ix, 304 p. : ill.


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