Bilingual Guide to Business and Professional Correspondence: German-English - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080176550, 9781483181592

Bilingual Guide to Business and Professional Correspondence: German-English

1st Edition

Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Social Studies

Authors: Joseph Harvard
eBook ISBN: 9781483181592
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1965
Page Count: 204
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Bilingual Guide to Business and Professional Correspondence: German-English presents a selection of sentences and phrases that are essential for writing business letters. The book is comprised of nine chapters; each chapter addresses a specific aspect of business communications. The text first presents the lay-out of a German business letters, and then proceeds to tackling the contents of a business letter. The subsequent chapters deal with various concerns in business communications, such monetary concerns, legal matters, business transactions, applications, and business relations. The book will be of great use to individuals who work at corporate settings.

Table of Contents

I. The Lay-out of a German Business Letter

1. The Heading

2. The Date

3. The Address

4. The Reference

5. The Salutation

6. The Body of the Letter

7. The Subscription

8. The Signature

9. Enclosures

10. The Envelope

II. The Contents of a Business Letter

11. Beginning a Letter

12. The Body of a Letter

13. Ending a Letter

14. The Personal Touch

15. Short Routine Communications

III. Business Organization

16. Establishment and Extension of Business

17. Engagement of Staff

18. Advertising and Publicity

19. Call of Representatives

20. Agencies

21. Business on Commission

22. Company Business

23. Notification of Changes

24. Failure and Bankruptcy

IV. Business Transactions

25. Inquiries

26. Offers

27. Order

28. Confirmation and Execution of Orders

29. Conditions and Modifications of Orders

30. Delays in Deli Very

31. Non-Fulfillment and Cancellation of Orders

32. Complaints

33. Apologies, Explanations, Adjustments

34. Queries and Adjustment of Charges

35. Settlement of Accounts

36. Overdue Accounts

37. Request for Time to Pay

V. Money and Legal Matters

38. Accounts

39. Banking

40. Investments

41. Letters of Credit

42. Agreements

43. Legal Proceedings

VI. Packing, Transport and Insurance

44. Packing

45. Transport

46. Forwarding Agent

47. Movement of Goods

48. Chartering a Vessel

49. Insurance

VII. Business Relations

50. Travel

51. Accommodation

52. Letters of Introduction

53. Invitations and Appointments

54. Negotiations

VIII. Inquiry and Information

55. Request for Information

56. Agent's Report

57. The State of the Market

58. Research and Investigation

59. Government Control and Regulations

IX. Applications and References

60. Application for Employment

61. Personal References

62. Business References

63. Various Inquiries and Applications

English Abbreviations

German Abbreviations

Differences between American and British Vocabulary and Spelling


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Joseph Harvard

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