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Fundamentals of Business Communication, 1e by P. D. Chaturvedi, Mukesh Chaturvedi

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9

Grammar

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Learn how to write correct sentences.

  2. Know the use of appropriate words.

  3. Learn to punctuate sentences for clarity.

  4. Know foreign words and phrases.

  5. Use correct tone for better communication.

AVOIDING SUBSTANDARD LANGUAGE

Language, Tone, and Level of Formality

To ensure that a piece of writing is understood by the target audience, it is essential to use language that is commonly understood. The tone used should also reflect the appropriate level of formality for a particular context.

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Develop an effective tone in written communication.

Standard English

“Standard English” includes the most commonly used and accepted words. It is considered “standard” because it follows the ...

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