What Is Written Communication in Business? - Definition, Types & Examples


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Written communication is typically directed at

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1. To be effective, written communication should be:

2. Examples of written communication include all except:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of written business communications and their features. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include potential audiences for written communication as well as advantages and disadvantages of written communication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Audiences for written communication
  • Effective written communication qualities
  • Written communication examples
  • Advantages and disadvantages of written communication

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business communications lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the audience for written business communications
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding effective written business communications

Additional Learning

To learn more about communication, review the accompanying lesson called What is Written Communication in Business?. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe written communication
  • List five forms of written business communications
  • Name three advantages and three disadvantages of written communications
  • Know five qualities of effective business communications