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Click here for more information Writing for the web, some notes
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Mr Alan Barker
Writing for the web is not very different from writing in any other medium. There's no mystery about it. But you do need to think about a few things differently. Here's how.
Type: pdf       Size: 0.3MB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 8
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Click here for more information Three steps to effective writing
Scope: 4. Detailed, Contributor: Mr Alan Barker
Effective writing gets results. This article explains how to produce functional or business documents that get the action you're looking for. Three steps to success!
Type: pdf       Size: 0.6MB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 12
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Click here for more information How paragraphs work
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Mr Alan Barker
Effective paragraphs have four key characteristics. Find out what they are and how to apply them to your own work. It's a great training exercise, too.
Type: pdf       Size: 0.3MB    Rating: 5/5       Downloads: 4
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Click here for more information Bringing your writing to life
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Mr Alan Barker
We're judged on the quality of our writing. This article offers a range of techniques to help you inject life into your writing.
Type: pdf       Size: 0.3MB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 5
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Click here for more information Planning an email: Two exercises
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Mr Alan Barker
How to plan emails? These two exercises introduce the three key planning questions and three core planning techniques.
Type: pdf       Size: 0.6MB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 10
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Click here for more information Using email to get action
Scope: 2. Fundamentals, Contributor: Mr Alan Barker
'How do I get people to do what I ask them to do in my emails?' It's a common question. Here are some thoughts and suggestions.
Type: pdf       Size: 0.2MB    Rating: 5/5       Downloads: 8
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Click here for more information Avoiding email misunderstandings: An exercise
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Mr Alan Barker
Email misunderstandings are a huge problem. Here's an exercise that generates useful guidelines for making email less ambiguous.
Type: pdf       Size: 0.3MB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 9
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Click here for more information Write Effective Emails Key Points Sheet
Scope: 2. Fundamentals, Contributor: Mrs Sheridan Webb
A 2-page handout giving guidance on writing and structuring emails effectively.
Type: pdf       Size: 0.3MB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 12
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Click here for more information Report Writing structure for a report
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: *Ms Kathey Bailey
A suggested structure for a report when there is no organisation template to follow
Type: pdf       Size: 46.98KB    Rating: 3/5       Downloads: 38
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Click here for more information Proofreading checklist
Scope: 2. Fundamentals, Contributor: *Ms Kathey Bailey
A checklist of things to look for when proofreading a document.
Type: pdf       Size: 33.43KB    Rating: 5/5       Downloads: 25
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Click here for more information Paragraph Comparisons
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Ms Beverley Moore
Two paragraphs to stimulate discussion on benefits of Plain English
Type: pdf       Size: 39.66KB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 28
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Click here for more information English Language Myths
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Ms Beverley Moore
Notes to dispel myths about writing formal English.
Type: pdf       Size: 51.51KB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 39
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Click here for more information Apostrophe Exercise
Scope: 3. Outline, Contributor: Ms Beverley Moore
Exercise used as part of session on apostrophes. Done in pairs or individually depending on the group.
Type: pdf       Size: 42.84KB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 32
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Click here for more information Workshop Action Plan
Scope: 2. Fundamentals, Contributor: Ms Beverley Moore
Form used by workshop participants to record their own action points arising from each section of the course. I ask them to fill it in at the end of the relevant section, while the learning is still fresh in their minds.
Type: pdf       Size: 38.30KB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 26
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Click here for more information Report Writing Check List
Scope: 2. Fundamentals, Contributor: Ms Beverley Moore
Summary of all key points covered during Report Writing workshop.
Type: pdf       Size: 41.60KB    Rating: 4/5       Downloads: 32
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