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which word has the most unfavorable tone?

cheap

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you will make an initial oral presentation to a board of directors of an international company. All members of the board are competent speakers of English as a second language. You should:

enunciate precisely and speak more slowly than normal

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Kevin needs to give an immediate account of a sales conference to ten people. Which of the following is not an appropriate way to communicate this information.

report

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which sentence most correctly applies effective writing principles

You savings start earning interest on the day of deposit.

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In delivering an oral presentation the most important consideration is that the

content is accurate

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emphasizing positive aspects in any speaking situation

is good business practice

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when visuals are used effectively

the audience will communicate quickly

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email messages should be written

in a format like a memo

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an application letter should b organized as a

persuasive message

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mandys costumer service letter includes a heading, inside address, body, and closing. Whats missing

the greeting

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which type of grammatical error occurs in the following sentence? "While reviewing the report, the fire alarm sounded, and everyone left the building."

dangling modifier

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the subject line

sets the stage for the receiver to understand the message

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However fast the train may go, a plane is still faster.

the sentence has correct punctuation

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We discovered that those kinds of form letters do not get results. Did you see the picture of President Bush and myself in Newsweek?

both are grammatically incorrect

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the (capitol/capital) of Virginia is richmond

capital

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body language

includes facial expressions and gestures

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colleague, congradulate, harass

1 error

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prevelent, calender, mathmatics

3 errors

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mileage, exaggerate, efficiency

none

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beneficial, tarriff, serviceable

1 error

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dictionery, competant, witholding

3 errors

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impatient, interceed, lible

2 errors

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Dear Mr. Johnson;

1 error

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We are pleased to enclose your new Lenox Square credit card. You may use these.

no errors

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card in both our Lenox Square and Buckhead location. Since you have such a fine

2 errors

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credit record you will be abe to charge as much as $4,000.00 o our impeccably-tailored clothing and accessories.

3 or more errors

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Hour annual spring sale starts on april 31. A broshure describing our exciting bargans

3 or more errors

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are enclosed, to.

1 error

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Which word below is not one of the eight parts of speech?

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a. subject b. noun c. interjection d. verb

subject

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Which sentence contain a correct verb-preposition combination?

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a. I wish this project were over with.

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b. Did you agree with the president's statement?

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c. The team always argues with something in the playbook.

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d. He felt he could not agree with the plan.

Did you agree with the president's statement?

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Select the sentence below that has the correct object of the preposition.

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a. Who did you speak to?

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b. I did see you at the meeting with he and she.

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c. Did you send the check to myself?

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d. With whom did you work on the FBLA project?

With whom did you work n the FBLA project?

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Decide which sentence blow represents to present tense of the verb.

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a. They will have moved into their new apartment by June.

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b. Javier talked to Saip yesterday also.

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c. Saip is talking to his brother on the computer.

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d. The brothers have written to each other several times.

c

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Determine the sentence below that shows a correct infinitive usage.

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a. To seriously write checks to pay bills is my method.

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b. Joseph needs to carefully study the rules.

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c. Raymond made the decision to train for the Olympics.

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d. Taking care of business means to consistently work late hours.

c

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A proper punctuation mark to use after a salutation in a business letter is the

colon

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What is the proper use of parentheses?

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a. remember the parentheses emphasizes the information

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b. avoid other marks of punctuation in the paragraph\

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c. use them in pairs, not spacing after the opening or before the closing one

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d. always place a mark of punctuation in front of the opening parenthesis

c

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Select the sentence that shows proper capitalization.

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a. I spent a week in the City of Rome.

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b. Did you eat French Fries for lunch today?

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c. She owns a house in cook county in Georgia.

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d. A popular website is Google which can be accessed on the Internet.

d

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Before the advent of computers, to show the title of a complete work such as books, ___ was (were) often used.

underling

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___ and ____ are placed inside quotation marks.

semicolons, colons

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Words that end in sis form plurals by

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a. changing the word to another one that is easier

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b. changing sis to ses

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c. hyphenating each word

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d. adding an apostrophe and s

b

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When a word begins with a vowel sound, use

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a. a before it

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b. an before it

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c. write it as an event

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d. write it as a route

b

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what is plagiarism?

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a. not likely to result in a lawsuit

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b. required to become a good researcher

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c. a legal option in research

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d. using someone's materials without giving credit

d

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in a report, visual aids should be acknowledged :

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a. as a source just as in other documentation of sources

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b. if the visual is a chart

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c. if the cart has a source note already on it

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d. only if the author requires it legally

a

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reports usually

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a. include opinions of the author

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b. hearing clearly

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c. include facts based on research

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d. follow an agenda

c

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When you are unsure about word pronunciation and the dictionary shows two choices:

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a. the first one listed is the preferred pronunciation

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b. realize that all words listed may not be appropriate in the business

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c. decide if you want to review the syllables and the accent marks

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d. alternate the two pronunciations to give variety

a

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Select the sentence below that provides the qualities of clear and concise.

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a. The manager said he should value your document.

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b. Your partner should edit, proofread, edit, proofread and revise your document to facilitate good grammar.

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c. Your partner should edit and proofread your document.

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d. Getting up in the morning, putting on your clothes, setting off to breakfast, and work on the lawn are the steps you should follow.

c

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the Cs of good communication

clear, correct, and concise

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If you drop flabby expressions, unnecessary introductory words, get rid of redundant expressions, and eliminate useless words, your writing will be:

more concise

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