Choose lively language with these 3 tips

By · Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

not teaching,
still THINKING …

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Lively language. The way we put words together makes a difference in how our message is received. One way to achieve lively language is to choose strong verbs. Substitute a strong verb for a weak one. Choose verbs that show action. Avoid “there is” and “there are.”

Here are some simple tips:

Make it a priority to achieve lively language. Your message depends on it.

(These two profs are no longer teaching at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, but we are still thinking.)

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