||Business Writing: When English Is a Second Language
||Salvatore J. Iacone
||American Management Association
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Gain the skills to:
- Enrich your understanding of English language structure, style, usage,
- Improve your vocabulary for greater word power
- Write with greater ease, power, and style
Business and technical professionals for whom English is a second language
face immense challenges in dealing with the many nuances of the language. This
self-paced course will enable you not only to improve your written
communication skills but also to enrich your reading and verbal comprehension
skills. Numerous exercises give a firm grasp of the underlying principles of
correct English usage.
Learn how to:
- Understand the principles of effective writing in English and the
rules for punctuation and grammar
- Achieve clarity and precision in memos, letters, and reports
- Avoid common English usage errors and pitfalls
Improve writing, reading, and verbal skills when English is a second
About This Course:
As one course among many offered in the American Management
Association's curriculum, Business Writing. When English Is a Second Language
has been designed specifically for the manager whose time is at a premium.
It provides private, self-paced, individualized study; learning and
self-evaluation through in-text exercises; and communication between the student
and AMA's Educational Services instructors through a pre-test and a post-test.
Paralleling a business school course of study, AMA's curriculum provides
practical information to working professionals who, on their own time and at
their own pace, want to continue their education.
Salvatore J. Iacone, Ph.D., has nearly 20 years of experience in
designing and conducting writing and editing programs for major corporations and
government agencies. Dr. Iacone has published three books and numerous articles
offering techniques for overcoming the obstacles faced by all writers,
specifically addressing the needs of managerial, technical, and research
personnel. He also has written Modern Business Reporting and The
Reading Connection. His clients include IBM, American Cyanamid, Hoffman-LaRoche,
Union Carbide, ITT Avionics, AT&T, and the Army and Navy Research Centers. Dr.
Iacone received his Ph.D. from St. John's University.
The publisher wishes to thank Kathleen A. Kelly, Ph.D., Babson
College, Wellesley, Massachusetts; Professor Elizabeth Kyle, Bentley College,
Waltham, Massachusetts; and Beatrice S. Mikulecky, Ed.D., Bentley College,
Waltham, Massachusetts, for their help in reviewing the manuscript of this
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