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Business English Exercises

Business Letter Basics

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The first goal in writing a business letter is to get the recipient's ..........

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One fundamental ......... of effective writing is to put the key information at the beginning.

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Avoid ......... down the beginning of the letter with abundant information of which the reader is already aware, however.

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Effective writing is ......... reading that makes the recipient want to read further.

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In writing commercial correspondence, it is important to employ a friendly yet efficient ..........

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Try to aim for a ......... style, but without employing bad grammar, slang, or otherwise questionable English.

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Be merciless in eliminating the ......... that most people put into letters: it wastes the recipient's time and tries his or her patience.

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A good business letter is simple and straightforward without being simplistic or ..........

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The conclusion or ending paragraph should bring the communication to a polite and ......... close.

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Unfortunately, the ending paragraphs in much commercial correspondence employ wordy and overused phrases that detract from the letter's ..........

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