Eng 1131 | English homework help

English 1131

Revising a Letter to Improve Positive Emphasis

 

·         Exercise 7.13 (pg. 110) requires you to write a full block format letter, just as you did in the “You Attitude” unit.

·         Your assignment is to create an original header and address, but use—and revise—the body text found in the book.

·         Attach your finished letter to the Correct Drop Box.

·         Use .rtf, .doc, or .docx format ONLY. No credit will be given for assignments in the wrong format.

 

Note: the Text asks you to revise the MEMO. You will be doing this as a LETTER instead. As you did for Exercise 6.11, follow the Block Format Letter Template.

Below are some tips for each paragraph of the Exercise 7.13 assignment:

  • I’ve made great progress on the college internship program for our company.  Though the program isn’t yet ready for implementation, I can’t believe I’m far from making it so.  First, eliminate as many of the “I’s” as you can.  Focus on the reader; remember all documents benefit from using “you-attitude.” Next, eliminate the vague word “great.”  Even summary statements can provide concrete detail.  Instead of “great progress,” offer specifics by answering the “five W” questions of WHAT, WHY, WHEN, WHO, and WHERE.  Not all the “five W’s” will apply, but think of them to give you ideas for detail. 
  • To date, I’ve drafted a plan for the program, contacted several HR managers at comparable companies about their programs, and established a proposed budget for the program.  Here’s your opportunity to elaborate.  Again, use the”five W’s.”  Consider:  WHAT the plan entails.  WHO was contacted (give names) and WHERE are they located?  WHEN was all this done?  Don’t limit yourself to these questions.  Ask answer more to get more detail. 
  • I’d be further along, but Rob made a mistake when he contacted State University about the program.  He accidentally indicated the program would begin in 2010, but year is actually 2013.  It is a silly mistake, but not a fatal one.  I wouldn’t worry about the error, as it shouldn’t be a problem to fix it.  Use positive words!  Eliminate the words “mistake, accidentally, silly, fatal, worry, error, not, problem and fix.”  If a negative is truly not important, omit it.  Again focus on “you-attitude,” on what the reader wants to know–in this case, the reader wants to know WHAT has been done.  Use positive words like accomplish, complete, and so forth.
     
  • If you have any questions about the program, please don’t hesitate to contact me.  The word “hesitate” is listed in the book as a negative word.  This is one of those phrases that writers include when they don’t know what else to write.  Another phrase you’ll encounter is “feel free.”  Just write:  “Please contact me if you have questions.” 
  • Be sure you identify yourself with a job title in your closing.

I will grade you on FORMATTING and the following elements of CONTENT:

·         Precise Words and Details

·         Active Voice

·         Language and Grammar

·         YOU Attitude

·         Positive Emphasis and Word Choice

Order a unique copy of this paper
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Our customer is the center of what we do and thus we offer 100% original essays..
By ordering our essays, you are guaranteed the best quality through our qualified experts.All your information and everything that you do on our website is kept completely confidential.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

The paper ordered is very original. Orders are checked by the most advanced anti-plagiarism software in the industry which ensures that the the essay written is 100% original. In that regard,we have a zero tolerance policy for plagiarism.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Our Company thrives on excellence and thus we help ensure the Customer’s total satisfaction with the completed Order.To do so, we provide a Free Revision policy as a courtesy service. To receive free revision the Company requires that the Customer provides the request within Fifteen (15) days from the first completion date and within a period of thirty (30) days for dissertations and research papers.

Read more

Privacy policy

The Company is committed to protect the privacy of the Customer and it will never resell or share any of Customer’s personal information, including credit card data, with any third party. All the online transactions are processed through the secure and reliable online payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By placing an order with us, you agree to the service we provide. We will endeavor to do all that it takes to deliver a comprehensive paper as per your requirements. We also count on your cooperation to ensure that we deliver on this mandate.

Read more

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency