Abbreviating, Capitalizing, and Using Numbers

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  • 8 videos | 23m 19s
  • Includes Assessment
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Writing well is not just about constructing logical sentences. It also involves the correct use of abbreviations, capital letters, and numbers in your business writing. Knowing how to use them consistently is a strong asset to have as part of your communication skills. In this course, you'll learn the basic rules of capital letters, abbreviations, and numbers. You'll learn how to correctly abbreviate titles, names, locations, and countries, as well as how to capitalize direct quotes, titles, names of organizations, and product names, among other elements. In addition, you'll explore other key elements for better writing - the forms and uses of numbers with dates and time, money, fractions, and symbols.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Recognize the correct application of basic rules for abbreviating words
    Identify correct abbreviations of given words
    Recognize the correct application of basic rules for capitalizing words
    Identify appropriate capitalization for headings, lists, and colons
  • Recognize how to capitalize places and events correctly
    Recognize the correct application of basic rules for using numbers
    Identify the correct use of numbers in given examples

IN THIS COURSE

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    3.  Creating Abbreviations: Common Uses
    3m 35s
    In this video, you will learn how to identify the correct abbreviations of given words. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Capitalization: Applying Basic Rules
    3m 4s
    During this video, you will learn how to recognize the correct application of basic rules for capitalizing words. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Capitalization with Headings, Lists, and Colons
    3m 34s
    Discover how to identify appropriate capitalization for headings, lists, and colons. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Capitalizing Places and Events
    2m 36s
    In this video, you will learn how to recognize and capitalize places and events correctly. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using Numbers: Applying Basic Rules
    3m 11s
    During this video, you will learn how to recognize when to use basic rules for numbers. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using Numbers: Applying Special Rules
    3m 28s
    In this video, find out how to identify the correct use of numbers in given examples. FREE ACCESS

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