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editing an e-mail for clarity

Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity and discuss how you could clarify the email message below using the writing principles addressed in the text.

Hi Class,

I don't have a lot of time to explain but off the top of my head answer is as a reader critical thinking affects me all ways. Not just reading but writing too. Sometimes what I read I must write about later like this discussion question so clearly I have to read. Clear writing is the hardest thing in the world.

Though I don't the average writer had to write business rapports which can build rapport and be inter personal. In critical writing, writers construct sentences with clear intentions.

Business people write fast because the business people I know are always in a hurry.

Business reading is reports, memos and articles. My aunt is a university professor and she writes articles for journals. She is smart and a better writer than my uncle who is a businessman. So critical writers are better than business writers. But critical writing like argumentative essays have structure, so business writing has structure too. It's not a matter of one kind of writing being harder than the other it's the structure is harder.

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Although I am not in your class, so I have no idea what type of text is used, I offer some notes to identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity. I discuss how you could clarify the email message below using the writing principles.

Dear class is better than "Hi Class,"

I also recommend not using contractions such as "don't," so you might want to say "I do not have a lot of time to explain." Please add a comma before the "but off the top of my head,"

Please watch the run-on and maybe take off the "answer" and "off the top of my head" to avoid the cliché. You can then clearly state the main point ...

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A model of editing an e-mail for clarity is provided.