Re: Business Writing Course - Any advice?

Subject: Re: Business Writing Course - Any advice?
From: "Lee Tesdell" <ltesdell -at- eai -dot- com>
To: "Mike McGuire" <mmcguire -at- mitconsulting -dot- net>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 13:17:50 -0600

Just a couple of thoughts...

1. Ask the Indian developers what they would like to work on.
2. Build in-class exercises around actual workplace documents.
3. Don't spend too much time on "rules", your Indian co-workers probably
already know those rules well.

Good luck.

Lee

Mike wrote:

My company employs many computer
> programmers who are Indian and whose first language is not English.
> Recently, we have had some problems resulting from misunderstood written
> communication coming from these employees. My company is very concerned
with
> how this "less-than-understandable" writing might be perceived by our
> clients. That's where I come in. They want me to design and teach a
business
> writing course to help improve the clarity and presentation of written
> communication coming from these employees.
>






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