Efficient Writing

There are 6 lessons in this course:

Introduction
Scope of witing -where is writing used
What is effective writing
Good writing is direct
Good writing is objective
Variety is good in writing
Understanding human communication
The communication process
Types of communication (verbal, non verbal, etc)
Communication channels
Communicating efficiently
Writing for a purpose
Understand your reader
Content
Basic Writing Skills
Parts of speech
Types of nouns -proper, common, collective
Purals
Possessive nouns and pronouns
Types of verbs: regular, irregular etc.
Adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions
Common gramatical errors: comma splices, fragmented sentences, dangling modifiers, etc
Sentence construction
Types of sentence: declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, etc
Sentance structure
Constructing sentances
Combining sentances
Expanding basic sentances
Adding modifying words, phrases or clauses.
Linking words or phrases
Clear Wording
Introduction
Common causes of confusion: homphones, malopropropisms, etc
Ambiguity
Making meanings clear: Illustrative context, glossing, etc
Informative language
Persuasive language
Imaginative language
Other types of language: colloquial, formal, informal, etc
Simplicity
Building a paragraph
General guidelines for effective writing
Concise Wording
Conciseness
Circumlocution
Condensing your writing
Common problemscontributing to lack of conciseness
Active and passive voice
Condensing text: how to Precis
Punctuation and Accuracy
Punctuation purpose
Semi colon, colon, dash, comma
Spelling
American or English spelling?
Planning what you write
Business formats
Business letters
Planning what you write
Writing a media release
Writing an answer or an essay
Academic writing, verbs, quotations
Unpack the question
Research
Referencing

There are 6 lessons in this course:

Introduction
Scope of witing -where is writing used
What is effective writing
Good writing is direct
Good writing is objective
Variety is good in writing
Understanding human communication
The communication process
Types of communication (verbal, non verbal, etc)
Communication channels
Communicating efficiently
Writing for a purpose
Understand your reader
Content
Basic Writing Skills
Parts of speech
Types of nouns -proper, common, collective
Purals
Possessive nouns and pronouns
Types of verbs: regular, irregular etc.
Adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions
Common gramatical errors: comma splices, fragmented sentences, dangling modifiers, etc
Sentence construction
Types of sentence: declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, etc
Sentance structure
Constructing sentances
Combining sentances
Expanding basic sentances
Adding modifying words, phrases or clauses.
Linking words or phrases
Clear Wording
Introduction
Common causes of confusion: homphones, malopropropisms, etc
Ambiguity
Making meanings clear: Illustrative context, glossing, etc
Informative language
Persuasive language
Imaginative language
Other types of language: colloquial, formal, informal, etc
Simplicity
Building a paragraph
General guidelines for effective writing
Concise Wording
Conciseness
Circumlocution
Condensing your writing
Common problemscontributing to lack of conciseness
Active and passive voice
Condensing text: how to Precis
Punctuation and Accuracy
Punctuation purpose
Semi colon, colon, dash, comma
Spelling
American or English spelling?
Planning what you write
Business formats
Business letters
Planning what you write
Writing a media release
Writing an answer or an essay
Academic writing, verbs, quotations
Unpack the question
Research
Referencing

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