How to Write Clearly and Concisely in English

1 or 2-day Soft Skills Training Program

Location: Webinar or Training Center
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Services: Soft Skills Learning

In today’s fast-paced business world, no one wants to waste time trying to understand documents written in a very old fashioned and stiff style filled with long, complicated sentences and technical jargon. This course, “How to Write Clearly and Concisely in English” will help you to present information in an orderly and modern manner for your readers to understand you clearly.

Lesson 1: Steps to writing well
  • Traditional versus modern business writing
  • The ABC of modern business writing
  • Compose CLEAR messages
  • Steps to good business writing
Lesson 2: E-mail correspondence
  • Top complaints about e-mail in practice
  • Looking good online
  • E-mail etiquette
Lesson 3: Writing Clearly in English
  • Words
    • Use the active voice with strong verbs Use short, simple words
    • Omit unnecessary words
    • Avoid jargons and technical terms
  • Sentences
    • Use short and complete sentences
    • Keep the subject, verb, and object close together
    • Keep your sentence structure parallel
    • Building balanced and well-connected sentences
    • Avoiding unclear pronoun and noun reference
  • Paragraphs
    • Have a topic sentence
    • Write short paragraphs
    • Cover only one topic in each paragraph
  • How to Add Clarity
    • Use examples
    • Use lists
    • Use tables
Lesson 4: Planning and structuring your communications
  • The Four Point Plan for written communications
  • Examples and exercises in writing clearly

Training Methodology

The training will encompass audio-visual presentations, exercises, and discussions via an online or a face-to-face training platform.

Who Should Attend

This program is suitable for all staff with some basic to intermediate level of English
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Course Introduction

Our Trainer

Crowe Malaysia Sim Aik Chiam
Siew Peng Lai
Soft Skills Trainer
Location: Kuala Lumpur

Contact us

For more information, kindly email us or contact Carol Victor at +603 2788 9999 ext. 6249