Correspondence Writing

 

UNIT 1

UN formats and guidelines

UNIT 10

Reminding

UNIT 2

Requesting information or routine action

UNIT 11

Job and career correspondence

UNIT 3

Responding to requests (positive)

UNIT 12

Informing, announcing or describing

UNIT 4

Conveying bad news / declining requests

UNIT 13

Contributing an opinion

UNIT 5

Thanking

UNIT 14

Giving directions

UNIT 6

Acknowledging information or an event

UNIT 15

Persuading someone to take action

UNIT 7

Apologizing

UNIT 16

Demanding action

UNIT 8

Asking for clarification

UNIT 17 Social messages
UNIT 9 Correcting misunderstandings UNIT 18

Revising and editing exercises

 

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Copyright & Acknowledgements
Original textbook and workbook (Advanced Writing Exercises): ©UNHQ Training Section (1982)
Workbook updated and key added in Geneva (2001)
Workbook updated and converted to electronic format at UNHQ (2004)

Ongoing updates of both textbook and workbook by
UNHQ English Language Programme (ELP)
Language & Communications Programme (LCP), OHRM
Last update: December 2007

United Nations English Language Programme
United Nations Headquarters
New York, NY 10017
http://www.un.org/depts/OHRM/sds/lcp/English/