How to Sharpen Your Business Writing Skills, Second Edition
Course Code 96020
INSTRUCTIONS: Record your answers on one of the scannable answer forms enclosed with this course. Please follow the directions on the form carefully . Be sure to keep a copy of the completed answer forms for your records. No photocopies will be graded. When completed, mail your answer form to:
American Management Association
P.O. Box 133
Florida, NY 10921
1. You should use active verbs when writing because they:
(a) add vividness and forcefulness to your writing.
(b) are indirect.
(c) make sentences more lyrical.
(d) help deflect blame.
2. Choose the revision that best eliminates the negative connotations of this sentence: You need not ...