Report it in writing (5th ed )

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Language: Anglais
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The 5th edition of Report It in Writing is a must-have, must-read guide for Public Safety professionals who need to write reports. Organized in an easy-to-follow A to Z format, it discusses both report writing elements and basic writing skills. Each part tackles a specific aspect of report writingfrom listening to punctuation. Integrated exercises focus on indentifying basic facts and reinforcing basic rules of the English language. With its emphasis on ethics, investigative reporting and interpersonal skills, this book shows officers not only what information should go into reports, but also how to write this information well. New features to this edition include:

  • New spelling exercises
  • New punctuation exercises
  • New grammar exercises
  • New proofreading exercises
  • New chronological order exercises
  • New pre and post tests
  • PRE-TEST

    SECTION I: THE A-Z's OF REPORT WRITING

    Part A: Report Writing Rules

    Part B: Ten Good Questions

    Part C: Ethical Reporting

    Part D: Chronological Order

    Part E: Fact vs. Opinion

    Part F: Vague vs. Specific Language

    Part G: Common Abbreviations for Note Taking

    Part H: Who vs. Whom

    Part I: Proofreading

    Part J: First- vs. Third-Person Reporting

    Part K: Report-Writing 'Shoulds'

    Part L: Note Taking

    Part M: Organizing the Report

    Part N: Observation and Description

    Part O: You're A-Z Guide at a Glance

    Part P: Report-Writing Exercises for Police, Probation, and Corrections Officers

    Part Q: Interviewing Skills and Investigative Reporting

    Part R: Ten Steps for Becoming a Good Listener

    Part S: CPR-Courtesy, Professionalism, and Respect

    Part T: Establishing Rapport

    Part U: Interpersonal Communication

    Part V: Nonverbal Communication

    Part W: When to Write a Report

    Part X: The Four C's

    Part Y: Document, Document, Document

    Part Z: Get a Writing Mentor

    SECTION II: PARTS OF SPEECH

    Part A: Nouns

    Part B: Pronouns

    Part C: Verbs

    Part D: Adjectives

    Part E: Adverbs

    Part F: Prepositions

    Part G: Conjunctions

    Part H: Interjections

    SECTION III: HOMOPHONES

    SECTION IV: THE SENTENCE

    Part A: What Is a Sentence?

    Part B: Changing Fragments to Sentences

    Part C: Misplaced Phrases

    Part D: Run-on Sentence ( Fused Sentence)

    Part E: Subject Identification

    Part F: Capitalization

    SECTION V: ACTIVE VS. PASSIVE VOICE, SUBJECT AND VERB AGREEMENT, AND GRAMMAR

    Part A: Active and Passive Voice

    Part B: Subject and Verb Agreement

    Part C: Pronoun Agreement

    SECTION VI: SPELLING

    SECTION VII: PUNCTUATION

    Part A: The Comma

    Part B: The Comma Splice

    Part C: The Semicolon

    Part D: The Colon

    Part E: Quotation Marks

    Part F: Apostrophe

    POST-TEST