writing a business letter
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This article was co-authored by Mary Erickson, PhD. Mary Erickson is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Western Washington University. Mary received her PhD in Communication and Society from the University of Oregon in 2011. She is a member of the Modern Language Association, the National Communication Association, and the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
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They then compare their version with a model text, helping them to notice the conventional formulae used in this type of letter, and incorporate some of this new language into another similar letter.
In this activity, learners attempt to re-write an inappropriately informal business letter in a more appropriate, formal style.
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