Business Writing

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Huizhen Long
09/22
Assignment 1
English 205
1.8
B. Tyson’s words were full of ambiguity and were very euphemistic. The problem arose because he lacked language skills. Help means assistance, and making things easier for the person seeking for help. It does not mean that the helper has to do all the work. As a team leader, Tyson is responsible for contribution to the team. It is inevitable that Alicia was resentful when she found out that Tyson counted on her to finish the entire customer inquiries and shouldered no responsibility. Both of them also bypass the messages they wanted to pass on.
C. The sentence is commanding people to follow the supervisor’s own order. Receivers would find such tone unacceptable. According to the textbook, senders must take feelings of the receivers into consideration. The supervisor did not consider about the receivers’ feelings. Effective communication focus on the audience and using the tone and words that receivers will not accept.
D.” Pull up” means pulling up the airplane to a degree that is safe. As a non-native speaker, the Chinese pilot could be familiar with operating the plane but not English. The pilot’s lack of language skill and poor listening comprehension skills brought about misunderstanding. Also, the sender had a different farm of reference than the Chinese pilot, and he assumed that he would be understood by using the word “ Pull up”. However, the outcome is the opposite. So it is very important to think in terms of the receiver, evaluating whether the receiver can relate to the meaning that the sender wants to express.
E. The sentence itself has some grammatical mistakes and is too long to read. Receivers will find it hard to understand. “ Boots of ascension” is probably a term that only the sender himself can understand for the sender use his/her own farm of reference.
F. The second applicant and the…...

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