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Weekly Goals

Learning outcomes and time estimate of Week 2.
By the end of Week 2, you will be able to:

  • Use syntax strategically
  • Flip the emphasis of a sentence by changing word order
  • Recognize the costs and benefits of using passive voice
  • Use chiasmus to create clever reorientations
  • Experiment with the “positive no” and identifying “promotable” work

Week 2 time estimate: 4 hours

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Writing and Editing: Word Choice and Word Order

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