Bilingual Guide to Business and Professional Correspondence: German-English

Bilingual Guide to Business and Professional Correspondence: German-English

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

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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  • Author: Joseph Harvard
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483181592

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 204
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483181592

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