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The Oxford Guide to Writing & Speaking — The Key to Effective Communication - John Seely

Oxford University Press, 1998, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

From the cover: “The Oxford Guide to Writing & Speaking is the essential, practical book for anyone who wants to improve their written and spoken communication skills. It provides advice, tips, and ideas to help you communicate better in a wide range of everyday situations. Communicating successfully in everyday life • Writing in a business situation: guidance on writing letters, reports, fax, email • Writing in a study situation: how to produce essays, papers, and dissertations • Applying for a job: writing a successful CV and covering letter; preparing for interviews • Meetings and presentations: chairing meetings, planning the agenda; giving productive and persuasive presentations and talks • Dealing with the media: writing a press release; understanding how newspaper reporting works; preparing for a media interview Getting your message across effectively • Understanding the needs of your audience: how to pitch your message at the right level • Time and place: understanding what approach to take when dealing with organizations, institutions, and individuals Using correct English • Good grammar, punctuation, and spelling: how to write better English and avoid making mistakes • Increasing your wordpower: how to find the words you need; how to make sure you use appropriate language for every situation Efficient planning and writing • The starting point: how to plan and research a piece of writing • Getting it on paper: drafting, writing, and revising your work • Presentation: how to present work effectively; how to use technology to help you.”


Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 302 pages.
£8.50

This one has already found a new owner.