Talking points

27th November 1998 at 00:00
COMMUNICATION FOR WORK. By Carol Carysforth. Heinemann Pounds 9.99.

Communication for Work will be handy for anyone whose communication skills are on display, but who lacks finesse and confidence in their use of English. This text covers grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary as well as the usual oral, written and visual communication skills.

It is aimed at level 2 students, - intermediate GNVQ and equivalent vocational courses, but is suitable for level 3 and beyond. Context is firmly based in the modern work environ-ment, and the text is well structured, lively and engaging, with clear progression. All conven-tions of business communication are covered, including E-mail.

Although designed for a tutor-led course, the book would be equally valuable for individual distance learning and flexible study. It would make a useful reference for business students but, incredibly, has no index.

Jill Turner

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now