The book title: Writing for the Technical Professions
The author: Kristin R. Woolever
The book description
The target audience: The book focuses on technical professionals mainly, but the book can be used by a wide audience, especially readers interested in formal communication. The book can be useful for students as well.
The writing style: The writing style of the book is formal, but the book is not overwhelmed with scientific terms and complicated structures. Instead, the material is conveyed in comprehensible and relatively simple form with a large number of examples that facilitate the comprehension of the material. In addition, the material is easy to remember and to learn that makes the book particularly helpful for the target audience and students.
The organization and structure of the book: The book is well-structured and logically organized. The book contains two major parts: Basic Tools and Professional Applications. In such a way, the book at first introduces basic tools that can be used the formal communication, while in the second half the book provide practical recommendations and samples of the use of the tools described in the first part. Thus, the book is balanced and combines a solid theoretical ground which is backed up by numerous practical examples. Readers naturally start from theory and then pass to practical applications.
The language: The language of the book is professional but comprehensible to the mass audience. In fact, the language mainly uses formal terms and the author does not use colloquial language. Nevertheless, readers can easily understand the message due to the use of comprehensible language which is not overwhelmed with very specific professional or scientific terms.
Recommendations: The book can be useful for technical professionals and students as well as readers interested in the improvement of their formal communication.