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Module 16 - Revising Sentences and Paragraphs
Part 3:
Appendix 16-A:
To Choose the Appropriate Level of Formality
Good Business
Style
Traditional Term
Paper Style
Conversational; sounds like
a real person talking
More formal than
conversation would be but
retains a human voice
Contractions OK Few contractions, if any
Uses I, first- and
second-person pronouns
First- and second-person
pronouns kept to a minimum
Friendly No effort to make style
friendly
Personal; may refer to
reader by name; refers to
specific circumstances of
readers
Impersonal; may generally
refer to readers but does not
name them or refer to their
circumstances
Short, simple words but
avoids slang
Many abstract words,
scholarly, and technical terms
Short sentences and
paragraphs
Sentences and paragraphs are
usually long
Standard edited English Standard edited English
Attention to the visual
aspect of the document
No particular attention to the
visual impact
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Module 16 - Revising Sentences and Paragraphs
© 2014 by McGraw-Hill Education. This is proprietary material solely for authorized instructor use. Not authorized for sale or distribution in any
manner. This document may not be copied, scanned, duplicated, forwarded, distributed, or posted on a website, in whole or part.
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