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English lV: Business Writing (Spring Semester)

Mrs. Colleen Olsen


Prereq: English l, ll, lll or teacher approval


"Good writing is good business. Bad writing isn't. To be successful in sales, marketing, finance, engineering, law, personnel, and in virtually every field, you need to write well." (Wilma Davidson, author of Business Writing-- What Works, What Won't). In this class, students will learn to create that all-important opening, choose a layout that enhances readability, spot the words and phrases that clutter most business writing, and more.


  • Business Writing-- What Works, What Won't (revised edition), by Wilma Davidson. Copies may be available at the used book sale at EMERGE Kick-Off (Date TBA). Used prices start at $4.99 on Amazon (

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