Ten Cs for Writing Effectively Assignment 3: 10 Cs for Writing Effectively
Review the email to Bobby Johnson found in Chapter 5 under the heading: “Choosing a Channel” in your textbook.
To: Bobby Johnson
Subject: Retirement Party
Hello everyone. As you know Joe Banyon is retiring next month. I’ve been asked by some of his friends to arrange a little farewell party in his honor.
The date is Friday, at 6 p.m. at City Cafe, and we hope you can make it.
We would like to give him a gift certificate. We are asking everyone to contribute. Let me know ASAP.
See you there.
*Write a three to four (3-4) page paper that answers the following:
*Identify the communication problems with the email.
*Using the 10 Cs for Writing Effectively, rewrite the email. Include content, completeness, correctness, clarity, coherence,
conciseness, connection, creativity, courtesy, and closure.
*Identify which Cs you used where and how that changed the email in terms of the effectiveness.
*Identify the strategies used for composing a more effective message.