Writing in a Formal & Objective Tone Video


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Which of the following statements would be appropriate in a formal letter?

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1. Which of these sentences would be the best to use in a formal letter?

2. Which of these is NOT recommended for formal and objective writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Professional writing necessitates a specific tone, voice, and syntax to effectively communicate in a precise manner. There is an etiquette that all successful professionals should take the time to learn and perfect. To pass this quiz, you will need to understand professional writing and etiquette.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To verify your knowledge of formal and objective writing, you will be quizzed on the following:

  • Appropriate phrases and word choice
  • Words and phrases to avoid
  • How to properly use a passive voice

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to select a proper sentence for formal communication
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what words to use and what words to avoid in formal and objective writing
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to identify the correct use of passive voice

Additional Learning

To gain a better understanding of professional writing, read the accompanying lesson entitled Writing in a Formal & Objective Tone. The lesson covers:

  • The need for using precise language in formal writing
  • Examples of sentences written with a formal and objective tone
  • How point of view affects your writing