商務寫作常見句子問題 – 1

商務寫作常見句子問題 – 1

商務寫作的三個支柱: 句子、標點符號和訊息內容。下筆前,先了解幾種常見句子問題,和如何修改。

a. 將動詞視為主詞使用

問題句:  Work overtime is very common at our office. (‘work’是動詞)

修改-1:  Working overtime is very common at our office.

修改-2:  Often we work overtime at our office.

b. 動詞用法錯誤

問題句-1:  Jason arrived to Hong Kong this morning.

修改:         Jason arrived in Hong Kong this morning.

問題句-2:  Please contact with me if you have further questions.

修改:          Please contact / call / email me if you have further questions.

問題句-3: We are understand the problem.

修改:          We understand the problem.

問題句-4:  We can sure that we offer you the lowest price.

修改-1:      We make sure that we offer you the lowest price.

修改-2:    We can assure you that we offer you the lowest price.

問題句-5: I not good at bargaining. (‘good’是形容詞需要接 be動詞)

修改:         I am not good at bargaining.

c. 用錯動詞

問題句:   The price will not cost down soon.

修改:       The price will not come down/drop/decrease soon.

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